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Last of the Mohicans

The Indian chief, Uncas, is so called by Cooper, in his novel of that title. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Last of the RomansLast of the Knights A B C D …

Last of the Knights

(See Knights.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Last of the MohicansLast of the Greeks A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X …

Last of the Romans

Marcus Junius Brutus, one of the murderers of Caesar. (B.C. 85-42.) Caius Cassius Longinus, so called by Brutus. (Died. B.C. 42.) Stilicho, the Roman general under Theodosius. (The Nineteen…

Last

(Anglo-Saxon lást, a footstep, a shoemaker's last.) The cobbler should stick to his last (“Ne sutor ultra cre&pacute;idam”). Apelles having executed a famous painting, …

Last Resort

Director/Writer:Pawel PawlikowskiShooting Gallery; NR; 75 minutesRelease:2/01Cast:Dina Korzun, Paddy Considine, Artiom Strelnikov Last year an estimated half-million illegal immigrants entered…

Last Night

Director/Writer:Don McKellarLions Gate Films; R; 93 minutesRelease:11/99Cast:Don McKellar, Sandra Oh, Callum Keith Rennie It is the final night on earth. Humanity's first unmovable deadline wi…

Last Man

(The) Charles I. was so called by the Parliamentarians, meaning that he would be the last king of Great Britain. His son, Charles II., was called The Son of the Last Man. Last Man A wei…

The Last Castle

Director:Rod LurieWriters:David Scarpa and Graham YostDreamWorks; R; 120 minutesRelease:10/01Cast:Robert Redford, James Gandolfini, Mark Ruffalo What would happen if people who spent time behi…

Last of the Fathers

St. Bernard, Abbot of Clarivaux. (1091-1153.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Last of the GothsLast Words A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R…

Last of the Goths

Roderick, who reigned in Spain from 414 to 711. Southey has an historic tale in blank verse on this subject. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Last of the Gree…