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Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

by Robert Burns IKJ Jad, a jade. Janwar, January. Jauk, to trifle, to dally. Jauner, gabber. Jauntie, dim. of jaunt. Jaup, splash. Jaw, talk, impudence. …

Mary Pickford

Mary Pickford (Gladys Mary Smith) actress Born: 4/8/1893 Birthplace: Toronto, Canada …

Poemsby Emily Dickinson

The Contract VI The Letter "GOING to him! Happy letter! Tell him — Tell him the page I didn't write; Tell him I only said the syntax, And left the verb and the pronoun out. Tell him j…

Poems

by EmilyDickinsonThe ContractVIThe Letter The Letter "GOING to him! Happy letter! Tell him — Tell him the page I didn't write; Tell him I only said the syntax, And left the verb and the pron…

Columbine

(3 syl.). The sweetheart of Harlequin, and, like him, supposed to be invisible to mortal eyes. Columbina in Italian is a pet-name for a lady-love, and means a little dove, a young coquette.…

Flirt

A coquette. The word is from the verb flirt, as, “to flirt a fan.” The fan being used for coquetting, those who coquetted were called fan-flirts. Lady Frances Shirley, the favou…

1928–1929 Academy Awards

There were two Oscar ceremonies held at Los Angeles's Ambassador Hotel in 1930. This one, held on April 3, honored films released in 1928–1928. The other, held on Nov. 3 honored films r…

Poems and Songs of Robert Burns

by Robert Burns Epitaph For Mr. Walter RiddellEpitaph On A Noted CoxcombEpistle From Esopus To Maria From those drear solitudes and frowsy cells, Where Infamy with sad Repentance…