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Harvest Time

Harvest TimeFor a year Jo and her Professor worked and waited, hoped and loved, met occasionally, and wrote such voluminous letters that the rise in the price of paper was accounted for, Lauri…

The Devil's Dictionary: Ruin

by Ambrose Bierce RUBBISHRUMRUIN -v To destroy. Specifically, to destroy a maid's belief in the virtue of maids.

Brewer's: Blue Ruin

Gin. Called blue from its tint, and ruin from its effects. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Blue SquadronBlue Ribbon A B C D E F G H I J K L M N …

Brewer's: Rack and Ruin

Utter destitution. Here “rack” is a variety of wrack and wreck. “The worst of all University snobs are those unfortunates who go to rack and ruin from their desire to ape …

Busy Times for Harry Potter

A Movie, a Lawsuit, and a Lot of Hungry Readers by Holly Hartman This article was posted on January 20, 2000. A French edition of the second Harry Potter book More About Harry The Scoop on Harr…

Sara Teasedale: Ruins of Paestum

Ruins of PaestumOn lowlands where the temples lie The marsh-grass mingles with the flowers, Only the little songs of birds Link the unbroken hours.So in the end, above my heart Once l…

Poems and Songs of Robert Burns: To Ruin

by Robert Burns To A Mountain Daisy,The LamentTo Ruin All hail! inexorable lord! At whose destruction-breathing word, The mightiest empires fall! Thy cruel, woe-delight…

Percy Bysshe Shelley: Time: Sunset.

by Percy Bysshe Shelley Dramatis PersonaeNote on Hellas, by Mrs. ShelleyTime: Sunset. Time: Sunset. Scene: A terrace on the Seraglio. Mahmud sleeping, an indian slave sitting beside his…

Time Code

Director/Writer:Mike FiggisScreen Gems; R; 93 minutesRelease:4/00Cast:Alessandro Nivola, Holly Hunter, Kyle MacLachlan, Salma Hayek, and Julian Sands There is something very special about a mo…