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Apple

(Newton and the). Voltaire tells us that Mrs. Conduit, Newton's niece, told him that Newton was at Woolsthorpe, when, seeing an apple fall, he was led into a train of thought which resulted…

Dark

To keep dark. To lie perdu; to lurk in concealment. (Ang. Sax. deorc.) “We'd get away to some of the far-out stations ... where we could keep in the dark.” —Boldrewood: R…

Fiona Apple

Fiona Apple (Fiona Apple Maggart) musician Born: 9/13/1977 Birthplace: New York City Her debut album Tidal (1996) has gone multiple-platinum with sales driven by the unique style of th…

Fear of the Dark

The Question: I'm trying to find the term used for the phobia of the dark, but I can't find it. Is it possible that you can? The Answer: An abno…

Dark Continent

(The). Africa, the land of the dark race or darkies. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Dark HorseDark Ages A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R …

Dark Days

Director:Marc SingerPalm Pictures and Wide Angle Pictures; NR; 84 minutesRelease:9/00Cast:Ralph, Dee, Henry New York City is many things to many people, offering starshot successes and skid-ro…

Dancer in the Dark

Director/Writer:Lars von TrierFine Line Features; NR; 134 minutesRelease:9/00Cast:Bjork, Catherine Deneuve, Joel Grey The only person I've ever known named Lars was a highschooler. He wore a f…

Dark Ages

The era between the death of Charlemagne and the close of the Carlovingian dynasty. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Dark ContinentDark A B C D E F G H …

Singing Apple

was a ruby apple on a stem of amber. It had the power of persuading anyone to anything merely by its odour, and enabled the possessor to write verses, make people laugh or cry, and itself s…

Bragi's Apples

An instant cure of weariness, decay of power, ill temper, and failing health. These apples were inexhaustible, for immediately one was eaten its place was supplied by another. Source: Dic…