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Mysteries

The three greater mysteries (in Christianity). The Trinity, Original Sin, and the Incarnation. Surely the resurrection of the body should be added. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable,…

Mystery

A kind of mediæval drama, the characters and events of which were drawn from sacred history. Mystery or Mysterium. Said to make up the number 666 referred to in Rev. xvii. 5. This w…

Edwin

The hero of Beattie's Minstrel. And yet poor Edwin was no vulgar boy; Deep thought oft seemed to fix his infant eye, Dainties he heeded not, nor gaud, nor toy, Save one short pipe of rudest…

Mystery Men

Director:Kinka UsherWriter:Neil CuthbertUniversal Pictures; 100 minutes; PG-13Release:8/99Cast:Hank Azaria, Greg Kinnear, Paul Reubens, Janeane Garofalo Superhero spoof-flick Mystery Men is to…

Mysterious Three

(The) of Scandinavian mythology were “Har” (the Mighty), the “Like-Mighty,” and the “Third Person,” who sat on three thrones above the rainbow. Then cam…

Mystery Initials

Full names of famous authors tracked down by Holly Hartman Maybe "John Ronald Reuel" didn't fit on the book cover?! Ever wonder what the two R's stand for in J. R. R. Tolkien? Cu…

Coventry Mysteries

Miracle plays acted at Coventry till 1591. They were published in 1841 for the Shakespeare Society. Parliaments held at Coventry. Two parliaments have been held in this city, one in 1404, …

Eleusinian Mysteries

The religious rites in honour of Demeter or Ceres, performed at Eleusis, in Attica. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Elevation of the HostElephantine A B C …

Mysterious Disappearances

1872Mary Celeste: the brigantine set sail from New York harbor for Genoa, Italy, on Nov. 5. A British brigantine, the DeGratia, discovered the ship derelict on Dec. 5 and boarded her. Everyone…

Edwin Markham: The Invisible Bride

The Invisible BrideEdwin MarkhamThe low-voiced girls that go In gardens of the Lord, Like flowers of the field they grow In sisterly accord.Their whispering feet are white Along the leafy w…