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The Golden Bowl

Director:James IvoryWriter:Ruth Prawer JhabvalaLions Gate Films; R; 130 minutesRelease:5/01Cast:Kate Beckinsale, Uma Thurman, Nick Nolte The eloquent and elliptical upper-class syntax of Henry…

Golden Bowl is Broken

(The). Death has supervened. “Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern. Then shall…

Golden Bonds

Aurelian allowed the captive queen Zenobia to have a slave to hold up her golden fetters. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Golden Bowl is BrokenGolden Bay A B…

Golden Bull

An edict by the Emperor Charles IV., issued at the Diet of Nuremberg in 1356, for the purpose of fixing how the German emperors were to be elected. (See Bull.) Source: Dictionary of Phras…

Golden

The Golden (“Auratus”). So Jean Dorat, one of the Pleiad poets of France, was called by a pun on his name. This pun may perhaps pass muster; not so the preposterous title given …

Bowling

Tom Bowling. The type of a model sailor in Smollett's Roderick Random. (To rhyme with rolling.) The Tom Bowling referred to in Dibdin's famous sea-song was Captain Thomas Dibdin, brother of…

Bowled

He was bowled out. A term in cricket. (Pronounce bold.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894BowlingBowing A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S …

Bowls

They who play bowls must expect to meet with rubbers. Those who touch pitch must expect to defile their fingers. Those who enter upon affairs of chance, adventure, or dangerous hazard must …

Andrew Golden

13, and Andrew Golden, 11, students at Westside Middle School in Jonesboro, Ark., shocked the nation by opening fire on their classmates on March 24. The rampage, possibly meant as revenge a…