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Over and on the Sea

Over and on the Sea One of the next major advancements in human flight came in response to a contest sponsored by The Daily Mail of London, which offered a prize to the first aviator to fly ac…

Vachel Lindsay: Abraham Lincoln walks at Midnight

Abraham Lincoln walks at Midnight(In Springfield, Illinois)Vachel LindsayIt is portentous, and a thing of state That here at midnight, in our little town A mourning figure walks, and will not …

Lizette Woodworth Reese: That Day you came

That Day you cameLizette Woodworth ReeseSuch special sweetness was about That day God sent you here, I knew the lavender was out, And it was mid of year.Their common way the great winds blew…

From Tidewater to the Sea

Chapter 16 Chapter 18 From Tidewater to the Sea Near the mouth of the river which the explorers named Quicksand River (now Sandy), they met a party of fifteen Indians who had lat…

The Dead Sea Scrolls

The first of the Dead Sea Scroll discoveries occurred in 1947 in Qumran, a village situated about twenty miles east of Jerusalem on the northwest shore of the Dead Sea. A young Bedouin shepherd, fol…

Sea

Any large collection of water, more or less enclosed; hence the expression “molten sea,” meaning the great brazen vessel which stood in Solomon's temple (2 Chronicles iv. 5, and…

Midnight Oil

Late hours. Burning the midnight oil. Sitting up late, especially when engaged on literary work. Smells of the midnight oil. Said of literary work, which seems very elaborate, and has not …

Permanent Midnight

Director/WriterDavid VelozArtisan Entertainment; R; 85 minutesRelease:10/98Cast:Ben Stiller, Maria Bello, Owen Wilson, Elizabeth Hurley, Janeane Garofalo, Cheryl Ladd, Jerry Stahl and Peter Gr…

Then Came You

ABCThursday 8:30–9:00 p.m.; put on hiatus before it aired; returned as a midseason replacementCast:Susan Floyd, Thomas Newton, and Desmond Askew Recently divorced 33-year-old book editor…

Sara Teasedale: From the Sea

From the SeaAll beauty calls you to me, and you seem, Past twice a thousand miles of shifting sea, To reach me. You are as the wind I breathe Here on the ship's sun-smitten topmost deck, With …