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Chime in with

(To). To be in harmony with, to accord with, to fall in with. The allusion is to chiming bells. “This chimed in with Mr. Dombey's own hope and belief.” —Dickens: Dombey an…

Goblins

In Cardiganshire the miners attribute those strange noises heard in mines to spirits called “Knockers” (goblins). (See above.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobha…

Goblin

A familiar demon. According to popular belief goblins dwelt in private houses and chinks of trees. As a specimen of forced etymology, it may be mentioned that Elf and Goblin have been deriv…

Goblin Cave

In Celtic called “Coir nan Uriskin ” (cove of the satyrs), in Benvenue, Scotland. “After landing on the skirts of Benvenue, we reach the cave or cove of the goblins by a s…

Christina Rossetti: Goblin Market

Goblin MarketMorning and evening Maids heard the goblins cry: 'Come buy our orchard fruits, Come buy, come buy: Apples and quinces, Lemons and oranges, Plump unpecked cherries, Melons and rasp…

Christina Rossetti: Goblin Market

Goblin MarketMorning and evening Maids heard the goblins cry: 'Come buy our orchard fruits, Come buy, come buy: Apples and quinces, Lemons and oranges, Plump unpecked cherries, Melons and rasp…

Joseph STORY

STORY, Joseph, a Representative from Massachusetts; born in Marblehead, Mass., September 18, 1779; attended Marblehead Academy; was graduated from Harvard University in 1798; studied law; was a…

The Rest of the Story

"We have a country with a tragic history that is as powerful as its heroic history. We have to incorporate those realities in our understanding of who we are... there's a missing pa…

Toy Story 2

Directors:John Lasseter and Ash BrannonWriters:John Lasseter, Peter Docter, Ash Brannon, Andrew Stanton, Rita Hsiao, Doug Chamberlain, and Chris WebbDisney; G; 92 minutesRelease:11/99Voices of…

The Straight Story

Director:David LynchWriters:John Roach and Mary SweeneyWalt Disney Pictures; G; 110 minutesRelease:10/99Cast:Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek, Harry Dean Stanton David Lynch has made a G-rated…