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Twelfth Night; or, What You Will

Twelfth Night; or, What You Will Sebastian and his sister Viola, a young gentleman and lady of Messaline, were twins, and (which was accounted a great wonder) from their birth they so much res…

Lady

A woman of wealth, of station, or of rank. Verstegan says, “It was anciently written Hleafdian [? hlæfdige], contracted first into Lafdy, and then into Lady. Laf or Hláf (lo…

Young Love

Young Love Come little Infant, Love me now, While thine unsuspected years Clear thine aged Fathers brow From cold Jealousie and Fears. Pretty surely 'twere to see By young Love old Time begui…

Pitt Diamond

or The Regent. Called Pitt diamond because it once belonged to Mr. Pitt, grandfather of the famous Earl of Chatham. Called the Regent diamond from the Duke of Orleans, Regent of France, who…

The First Ladies Gallery

An illustrated guide to the first ladies of the United States Please note: Martha Jefferson, Rachel Jackson, Hannah Hoes Van Buren, and Ellen Arthur all died before their husbands becam…

David Diamond 2005 Deaths

David DiamondAge: 89 prolific, meticulous composer who wrote 10 string quartets, 11 symphonies, and several concertos. He composed music for Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, and T…

Cale Young Rice: Old Age

Old AgeCale Young RiceI have heard the wild geese, I have seen the leaves fall, There was frost last night On the garden wall. It is gone to-day And I hear the wind call. The wind? … That is …

Diamond

A corruption of adamant. So called because the diamond, which cuts other substances, can be cut or polished with no substance but itself. (Greek, a damao, what cannot be subdued. Latin, ada…

Diamonds

Director:John AsherWriter:Allan KatzMiramax Films; R; 90 minutesRelease:12/99Cast:Kirk Douglas, Dan Aykroyd, Corbin Allred At an impressive 83, Kirk Douglas returns to the silver screen. He's …

Lady of the Broom

(The). A housemaid. Highly disgusted at a farthing candle, Left by the Lady of the Broom, Named Susan ... Peter Pindar: The Diamond Pin Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham…