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Percy Bysshe Shelley: Fragment: To the Moon

by Percy Bysshe Shelley The IsleEpitaphFragment: To the Moon Published by Dr. Garnett, "Relics of Shelley", 1862. Bright wanderer, fair coquette of Heaven, To whom alone it has been given…

Mary Pickford Biography

Mary Pickford (Gladys Mary Smith) actress Born: 4/8/1893 Birthplace: Toronto, Canada Academy Award -winning actress and b…

Poems by Emily Dickinson: The Letter

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 Emily Dickinson: The Letter

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…

Brewer's: 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.…

Brewer's: 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…

Brewer's: Duenna

[Lady ]. The female of don. The Spanish don is derived from the Latin dominus =a lord, a master. A duenna is the chief lady-in-waiting on the Queen of Spain; but in common parlance it means…