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Runaway Bride

Director:Gary MarshallWriters:Josann McGibbon and Sara ParriottTouchstone and Paramount; 110 minutes; PGRelease:7/99Cast:Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Joan Cusack Decidedly less misogynistic th…

Son of the Bride

Director: Juan Jose Campanella Writer: Juan Jose Campanella, Fernando Castets Sony Pictures Classic; R; 124 minutes Release: 4/02 …

Bride of Chucky

Director: Ronny Yu Writer: Don Mancini Universal; R; 97 minutes Release: 10/98 Cast: Jennifer Tilly, Katherine Heigl…

Brewer's: Bride of Lammermoor

Lucy Ashton. (Scott: Bride of Lammermoor.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Bride of the SeaBride of Abydos A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …

Brewer's: Bride of Abydos

Zuleika, daughter of Giaffir, Pacha of Abydos. As she was never wed, she should be called the affianced or betrothed. (Byron.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 18…

Brewer's: Bride

The bridal wreath is a relic of the corona nuptialis used by the Greeks and Romans to indicate triumph. Bride Cake A relic of the Roman Confarreatio, a mode of marriage practised by the …

Brewer's: Bride of the Sea

Venice; so called from the ancient ceremony of the Doge, who threw a ring into the Adriatic, saying, “We wed thee, O sea, in token of perpetual domination.” Source: Dictionary …

Brewer's: Weeping Brides

A notion long prevailed in this country that it augured ill for a matrimonial alliance if the bride did not weep profusely at the wedding. As n…

Brewer's: Jessamy Bride

is Mary Horneck, with whom Oliver Goldsmith feil in love in 1769. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Jesse TreeJess A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O …