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Origin of Earth

Earth, along with the other planets, is believed to have been born 4.5 billion years ago as a solidified cloud of dust and gases left over from the creation of the Sun. For perhaps 500 millio…

Walt Whitman: Faces

FacesPart 1Sauntering the pavement or riding the country by-road, faces! Faces of friendship, precision, caution, suavity, ideality, The spiritual-prescient face, the always welcome common ben…

Faced

With a facing, lining of the cuffs, etc.; also the preterite of the verb “to face.” Faced Bare-faced. Impudence unconcealed. A “bare-faced lie” is a lie told sham…

Faces

To keep two faces under one hood. To be double-faced; to pretend to be very religious, and yet live an evil life. “We never troubled the Church ... We knew we were doing what we ought…

Face

To face it out. To persist in an assertion which is not true. To maintain without changing colour or hanging down the head. To face down. To withstand with boldness and effrontery. Sourc…

Facings

To put one through his facings. To examine; to ascertain if what appears on the surface is superficial only. “The Greek books were again had out, and Grace ... was put through her fac…

Face to Face

In the immediate presence of each other; two or more persons facing each other. To accuse another “face to face” means not “behind his back” or in his absence, but w…

Earth Day: Energy

Energy: Production & Consumption Find out which countries use and produce the most energy, how much the U.S. consumes, where the largest nuclear power plants in the U.S.…

Anne Bradstreet: Earth

EarthThe next in place Earth judg'd to be her due, Sister (quoth shee) I come not short of you, In wealth and use I do surpass you all, And mother earth of old men did me call Such is my fruit…

Earth

Origin of EarthEarth TodayContinental DriftEarth's AtmosphereThe Seasons Earth, circling the Sun at an average distance of 93 million miles, is the fifth-largest planet and the third from the …