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Eden

Paradise, the country and garden in which Adam and Eve were placed by God (Gen. ii. 15). The word means delight, pleasure. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Ed…

Eden Hall

The luck of Eden Hall. An old painted drinking-glass, supposed to be sacred. The tale is that the butler once went to draw water from St. Cuthbert's Well, in Eden Hall garden, Cumberland, w…

Eden

Director/Writer:Howard GoldbergDirector of Photography:Hubert TaczanowskiEditor:Steve NeviusMusic:Brad FiedelProducers:Harvey Kahn and Chip DuncanLegacy Releasing; R; 106 minutesRelease:3/98Ca…

Garden

(g hard). The garden of Joseph of Arimathea is said to be the spot where the rotunda of the Holy Sepulchre now stands. The Garden or Garden Sect. The disciples of Epicurus, who taught in h…

Gardener

(g hard). Get on, gardener! Get on, you slow and clumsy coachman. The allusion is to a man who is both gardener and coachman. Gardener. Adam is so called by Tennyson. From you blue sky abo…

Gardening

(g hard). (See Adam's Profession.) Father of landscape gardening. Lenotre (1613-1700). Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894GargamelleGardener A B C D E F …

The Garden

The Garden How vainly men themselves amaze To win the Palm, the Oke, or Bayes; And their uncessant Labours see Crown'd from some single Herb or Tree, Whose short and narrow verged Shade Does p…

John Rice EDEN

EDEN, John Rice, a Representative from Illinois; born in Bath County, Ky., February 1, 1826; moved with his parents to Indiana; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar…

Bear Garden

This place is a perfect bear-garden—that is, full of confusion, noise, tumult, and quarrels. Bear-gardens were places where bears used to be kept and baited for public amusement. So…

Covent Garden

A corruption of Convent Garden; the garden and burial ground attached to the convent of Westminster, and turned into a fruit and flower market in the reign of Charles II. It now belongs to …