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Virginia Woolf

Name at birth: Adeline Virginia StephenVirginia Woolf is remembered as both a feminist and a modernist whose novels often ignored traditional plots to follow the inner lives and musings of her charact…

The Physician Is Afraid

The Physician Is AfraidMetuitMeditationJohn Donne I OBSERVE the physician with the same diligence as he the disease; I see he fears, and I fear with him; I overtake him, I overrun him, in his …

Brewer's: Afraid

He who trembles to hear a leaf fall should keep out of the wood. This is a French proverb: “Qui a peur de feuilles, ne doit aller au bois.” Our corresponding English proverb is,…

Who's Who in the Iraq Crisis

From al-Sahaf to Wolfowitz by Beth Rowen Who's Who John AbizaidMohammed Saeed al-SahafKofi AnnanTariq AzizJosé María AznarTony BlairHans BlixL. Paul BremerGeorge BushAhmed ChalabiD…

Virginia

Virginia State Facts Entered Union: June 25, 1788 (10th State) Present constitution adopted: 1970 Fun Facts State abbreviation/Postal code: Va. / VA Nicknames: The Old Dominion; Mother …

The Who

The Who were one of the great rock bands of the 1960s and 1970s. In its glory years the group consisted of guitarist and main songwriter Pete Townshend (b. 19 May 1945), singer Roger Daltrey (b. 1 Mar…

Underclassmen who declared for the 2002 draft

Thirty-nine players forfeited the remainder of their college eligibility and declared for the NFL draft in 2002. NFL teams drafted 27 underclassmen. Players listed in alphabetical order; firs…

Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me

Director:Jay RoachWriters:Mike Myers and Michael McCullersNew Line Cinema; 95 minutes; PG-13 Release:6/99Cast:Mike Myers, Heather Graham, Michael York, Robert Wagner, Rob Lowe, Liz Hurley, Kri…

The Congress of Women: The Woman Who Has Come

by Mrs. Charlotte C. Holt The Women Writers of CaliforniaGöethe and SchillerThe Woman Who Has Come Mrs. Charlotte C. Holt was born at New Orleans, La. Her parents were John C. Cushing and Ch…