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Arcadian

A shepherd, a fancy farmer; so called because the Arcardians were a pastoral people, and hence pastoral poetry is called Arcadic. An Arcadian youth. A dunce or blockhead; so called because …

Arcadian Nightingales

Asses. “April is the month of love; and the country of Chastelleraud abounds with Arcadian nightingales.” - Rabelais: Pantagruel . v. 7 (note). Source: Dictionary of Phrase …

Novel Experiences among the Indians

Chapter 3 Chapter 5 Novel Experiences among the Indians About this time (the nineteenth and twentieth of August), the explorers lost by death the only member of their party who d…

Top Ten American Indian Novels

Popular novels that portray American Indian life and heritage by Liz Olson Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Related Links American Indian Herita…

100 Best First Lines of Novels

The titles range from Don Quixote to Middlesex The editors of American Book Review selected what they consider the most memorable first lines of novels. The titles on the list span centuries a…

Dracula: Bram Stoker's Novel

The most blood-thirsty novel in English literature? by David Johnson Monster Links Halloween Tricksters and TreatsQuiz: DraculaMenacing Monster GuideQuiz: Monste…

Arcades Ambo

[Arcades 3 syl.], both sweet innocents or simpletons, both Verdant Greens. From Virgil's Eclogue, vii. v. 4. ( See below , Arcadian Youth.) Byron's translation was “blackguards both.&…

Donna Tartt

Donna Tartt is an American novelist whose novel The Goldfinch won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize. Tartt's first novel, The Secret History, was published in 1992 after a flurry of publicity over the sizable a…

Archangels

According to the Koran, there are four archangels. Gabriel. the angel of revelations, who writes down the divine decrees; Mïchael, the champion, who fights the battles of faith; Azrael…