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Bride

The bridal wreath is a relic of the corona nuptialis used by the Greeks and Romans to indicate triumph. Bride Cake A relic of the Roman Confarreatio, a mode of marriage practised by the …

Runaway Bride

Director:Gary MarshallWriters:Josann McGibbon and Sara ParriottTouchstone and Paramount; 110 minutes; PGRelease:7/99Cast:Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Joan Cusack Decidedly less misogynistic th…

Bride of Lammermoor

Lucy Ashton. (Scott: Bride of Lammermoor.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Bride of the SeaBride of Abydos A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q …

Bride of Abydos

Zuleika, daughter of Giaffir, Pacha of Abydos. As she was never wed, she should be called the affianced or betrothed. (Byron.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 18…

Son of the Bride

Director: Juan Jose Campanella Writer: Juan Jose Campanella, Fernando Castets Sony Pictures Classic; R; 124 minutes Release: 4/02 …

Bride of the Sea

Venice; so called from the ancient ceremony of the Doge, who threw a ring into the Adriatic, saying, “We wed thee, O sea, in token of perpetual domination.” Source: Dictionary …

Weeping Brides

A notion long prevailed in this country that it augured ill for a matrimonial alliance if the bride did not weep profusely at the wedding. As n…

Jessamy Bride

is Mary Horneck, with whom Oliver Goldsmith feil in love in 1769. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Jesse TreeJess A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O …

Bride of Chucky

Director: Ronny Yu Writer: Don Mancini Universal; R; 97 minutes Release: 10/98 Cast: Jennifer Tilly, Katherine Heigl…

Rice thrown after a Bride

It was an Indian custom, rice being, with the Hindus, an emblem of fecundity. The bridegroom throws three handfuls over the bride, and the bride does the same over the bridegroom. With us t…