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Walt Whitman: Salut au Monde!, Part 4

Part 4What do you see Walt Whitman? Who are they you salute, and that one after another salute you? I see a great round wonder rolling through space, I see diminute farms, hamlets, ruins, grav…

Au Fait

(French). Skilful, thorough master of; as, He is quite au fait in those matters, i.e. quite master of them or conversant with them. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewe…

Au Courant

(French), “acquainted with” (lit. = in the current [[of events]). To keep one au courant of everything that passes, is to keep one familiar with, or informed of, passing events.…

Au Revoir

(French). “Good bye for the present.” Literally, till seeing you again. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Aubry's DogAu Pied de la Lettre A B C D…

Au Grand Sérieux

(French) In sober earnest. “We are not asked to take these narratives au grand sérieux. They are rather sketches of the past, illustrating what could have been done, and may be d…

Berthe au Grand Pied

Mother of Charlemagne, and great granddaughter of Charles Martel; so called because she had a club-foot. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894BertoldeBerthas A B…

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Democratic Republic of the Congo country profile, with map and flag of Democratic Republic of the Congo; geography, history, politics, government, economy, population, culture, religion, languages, an…

Congo (Brazzaville)

U.S. Department of State Background Note Republic of the Congo Index: People Government and Political Conditions Economy U.S.-Congolese Relations PEOPLEFirst inhabited by Pygmies, Congo…

Congo (Kinshasa)

U.S. Department of State Background Note Democratic Republic of the Congo Index: Geography People History Government and Political Conditions Economy Foreign Relations U.S.-Congolese Rela…