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Robert Graves: Babylon

BabylonThe child alone a poet is: Spring and Fairyland are his. Truth and Reason show but dim, And all's poetry with him. Rhyme and music flow in plenty For the lad of one-and-twenty, But Spri…

Brewer's: Babylon

The modern Babylon. So London is sometimes called, on account of its wealth, luxury, and dissipation. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Babylonian NumbersBaby …

Brewer's: Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Four acres of garden raised on a base supported by pillars, and towering in terraces one above another 300 feet in height. At a distance they looked like a vast pyramid covered with trees. …

Christina Rossetti: By the Waters of Babylon

By the Waters of BabylonB.C. 570October 1866Here where I dwell I waste to skin and bone; The curse is come upon me, and I waste In penal torment powerless to atone. The curse is come on me…

Arthur Colton: Harps hung up in Babylon

Harps hung up in BabylonArthur ColtonThe harps hung up in Babylon, Their loosened strings rang on, sang on, And cast their murmurs forth upon The roll and roar of Babylon: "Forget me, Lord, if…

Revelation: 17

Revelation Chapter 17 1 And there came one of the seven angels which had the seven vials, and talked with me, saying unto me, Come hither; I will shew unto thee the judgment of the great w…

James Russell GROVER, Jr.

GROVER, James Russell, Jr., a Representative from New York; born in Babylon, Suffolk County, N.Y., March 5, 1919; graduated from Babylon High School, Hofstra College at Hempstead, L.I., in 1941…

William Shakespeare: Henry V, Act II, Scene III

Scene IIILondon. Before a tavernEnter Pistol, Hostess, Nym, Bardolph, and BoyHostessPrithee, honey-sweet husband, let me bring thee to Staines.PistolNo; for my manly heart doth yearn. Bardolph…

Jeremiah: 51

Jeremiah Chapter 51 1 Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will raise up against Babylon, and against them that dwell in the midst of them that rise up against me, a destroying wind; 2 A…

1973 Cannes Film Festival

Palme d'OrScarecrow, Jerry Schatzberg (United States)The Hireling, Alan Bridges (United Kingdom)Special Jury PrizeThe Mother and the Whore, Jean Eustache (France)Best ActorGiancarlo Giannini, …