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Scarlet

Though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow (Isa. i. 18). The allusion is to the scarlet fillet tied round the head of the scapegoat. Though your sins be as scarlet as th…

Scarlet Coat

Worn by fox-hunters. (See Red Coat.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Scarlet WomanScarlet A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W…

Dyeing Scarlet

Drinking deep. Drinking dyes the face scarlet. “They call drinking deep, dyeing scarlet.” - Shakespeare: 1 Henry IV ii. 4. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham …

Scarlet Woman

Some controversial Protestants apply the words to the Church of Rome, and some Romanists, with equal “good taste,” apply them to London. The Book of Revelation says, “It i…

The Scarlet Pimpernel

By:Baroness OrczyBook and lyrics:Nan KnightonMusic:Frank WildhornDirector:Peter HuntSets:Andrew JacknessCostumes:Jane GreenwoodLighting:Natasha KatzSound:Karl RichardsonOpened:11/97 at the Min…

Letters

Their proportionate use is as follows: E . 1,000 H .. 540 F .. 236 K .. 88 T .. 770 R .. 528 W .. 190 J .. 55 A .. 728 D .. 392 Y .. 184 Q .. 50 I .. 704 L .. 360 P .. 168 X .. 46 S .. 680 …

Letters

LettersIn the cold gray dawn the sisters lit their lamp and read their chapter with an earnestness never felt before. For now the shadow of a real trouble had come, the little books were full…

The Love Letter

Director:Peter Ho-sun ChanWriter:Maria MaggentiDreamWorks Pictures; 88 minutes; R Release:5/99Cast:Kate Capshaw, Blythe Danner, Tom Everett Scott, Tom Selleck, Ellen DeGeneres On the one hand,…

Letter of Credit

A letter written by a merchant or banker to another, requesting him to credit the bearer with certain sums of money. Circular Notes are letters of credit carried by gentlemen when they trav…

Letters Missive

An order from the Lord Chancellor to a peer to put in an appearance to a bill filed in chancery. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Letters OvertLetters expleti…