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Brewer's: Sleep

(Anglo-Saxon slaepen). Crabbe's etymology of doze under this word is exquisite: “Doze, a variation from the French dors and the Latin dormio (to sleep), which was anciently dermio and…

Nuptials on the Big Screen

Something old, something new, something celluloid by Beth Rowen Related Links Wedding Quotations Dowries …

Brewer's: Big

To look big. To assume a consequential air. To talk big. To boast or brag. “The archdeacon waxed wroth, talked big, and looked bigger.” —Trollope: The Warden, chap. 20. …

Brother of Sleep

Director/Director of Photography/Producer:Joseph VilsmaierWriter:Robert SchneiderEditor:Alexander BernerMusic: Norbert J. Schneider and Hubert von Goisern Production Designers:Rolf Zehetbauer,…

Brewer's: Beauty Sleep

Sleep taken before midnight. Those who habitually go to bed, especially during youth, after midnight, are usually pale and more or less haggard. “Would I please to remember that I had…

Brewer's: Sleeping Beauty

From the French La Belle au Bois Dormante, by Charles Perrault (Contes du Temps). She is shut up by enchantment in a castle, where she sleeps a hundred years, during which time an impenetra…

Brewer's: Cat's Sleep

A sham sleep, like that of a cat watching a mouse. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894CatsCat's Paw A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U…

Brewer's: Fox's Sleep

(A). A sleep with one eye on the qui vive. Assumed indifference to what is going on. (See above.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894FoxedFox-tail A B C D E …

I Sleep Not Day nor Night

I Sleep Not Day nor NightInterea Insomnes Noctes Ego Duco, DiesqueMeditationJohn Donne NATURAL men have conceived a twofold use of sleep; that it is a refreshing of the body in this life; that…

Too Much Sleep

Director/Writer:David MaquilingThe Shooting Gallery; NR; 88 minutesRelease:3/01Cast:Marc Palmieri, Nicol Zanzarella, Pasquale Gaeta Contemporary filmmakers view suburbia as a kind of non-place…