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Brewer's: Labyrinth

A mass of buildings or garden—walks, so complicated as to puzzle strangers to extricate themselves. Said to be so called from Labyris, an Egyptian monarch of the 12th dynasty. The chi…

The General's Daughter

Director: Simon WestWriters: Christopher Bertolini and William GoldmanParamount; R; 118 minutesRelease: 6/99Cast: John Travolta, Madeleine Stowe, James Cromwell Let's start with the title: Th…

General Principles

“Copies” are material objects from which a work can be read or visually perceived, such as books, manuscripts, sheet music, film, videotape, or microfilm. “Phonorecords&#822…

General Stanley McChrystal

General Stanley A. McChrystal was the commander of United States forces in Afghanistan from June of 2009 until his forced resignation in June of 2010. The son of an army officer -- his father was a tw…

Brewer's: Translator-General

So Fuller, in his Worthies, calls Philemon Holland, who translated a large number of the Greek and Latin classics. (1551-1636.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1…

The General

Director/Writer: John BoormanSony Pictures Classics; R; 129 minutesRelease:1/99Cast: Adrian Dunbar, Brendan Gleeson, and Jon Voight Within film criticism it has become common to label every br…

Sun Wu and his Book

The Text of Sun Tzu Sun Wu and his Book Ssu-ma Ch`ien gives the following biography of Sun Tzu: [1] — Sun Tzu Wu was a native of the Ch`i State. His ART OF WAR b…

Slaves in his Family

by Ben Snowden In Slaves in the Family, journalist Edward Ball explores the shared history of his South Carolina plantation family, and the people they enslaved. His work w…