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The Count of Monte Cristo

Director:Kevin ReynoldsWriter:Jay WolpertTouchstone Pictures; PG-13; 110 minutesRelease:1/02Cast:Jim Caviezel, Guy Pearce, Richard Harris In Alexandre Dumas' vision of 18th century France, vi…

Brewer's: Mont

in chiromancy, is the technical word for the eminences at the roots of the fingers. That at the root of the thumb is the Mont de Mars. index finger is the Mont de Jupiter. long finger is th…

Brewer's: Parturiunt Montes

“Parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus.” The Egyptian king Tachos sustained a long war against Artaxerxes Ochus, and sent to the Lacedemonians for aid. King Agesilaos went w…

Brewer's: Mont de Piete

A pawn depôt. These depôts, called “monti di pietá” (charity loans), were first instituted under Leo X., at Rome, by charitable persons who wished to rescue the p…

Brewer's: Mont St. Michel

in Normandy, formerly called Belen. Here nine Druidesses sold to sailors the arrows to charm away storms. The arrows had to be discharged by a young man twenty-one years old. Source: Dict…

Counting to a Billion

The Question: How long would it take to count to a billion? The Answer: It would depend on how fast you counted. Let's suppose, for the sake of…

Counting Crows

Hard CandyGeffen After plenty of soul searching and a smart shift back to the sound that helped them first take flight, Counting Crows are flying high again. The band's fourth studio album is …

Count Basie

Name at birth: William James BasieWilliam "Count" Basie started out playing piano and organ for theater and vaudeville in the 1920s. Influenced by Fats Waller, Basie formed his own big band, playing …

Brewer's: Count Upon

(To). To rely with confidence on some one or some thing, to reckon on. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894CountenanceCount out the House A B C D E F G H …

Counting Crows Biography

Counting Crows rock band Rock band whose records include August and Everything After (1993), one of the bestselling…