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Walt Whitman: A Christmas Greeting

A Christmas GreetingWelcome, Brazilian brother—thy ample place is ready; A loving hand—a smile from the north—a sunny instant hall! (Let the future care for itself, where it reveals its…

Saint Valentine's Day

(Encyclopedia) Saint Valentine's Day, Western European Christian holiday, originally the Roman feast of Lupercalia. It was christianized in memory of the martyrdom of St. Valentine in &AD;…

imprinting

(Encyclopedia) imprinting, acquisition of behavior in many animal species, in which, at a critical period early in life, the animals form strong and lasting attachments. Imprinting is important for…

typography

(Encyclopedia) typography tpg´rf, the art of printing from movable type. The term typographer is today virtually synonymous with a master printer skilled in the techniques of type and paper stock…

Liberty, Statue of

(Encyclopedia) Liberty, Statue of, statue on Liberty Island in Upper New York Bay, commanding the entrance to New York City. Liberty Island, c.10 acres (4 hectares), formerly Bedloe's Island (…

Richard Hovey: Comrades

ComradesRichard HoveyComrades, pour the wine to-night For the parting is with dawn! Oh, the clink of cups together, With the daylight coming on! Greet the morn With a double horn, When strong…

Irving Stone 2000 Deaths

Irving StoneAge: 90 greeting-card company executive who transformed the family business, Sapirstein Greeting Card Co., which distributed cards, into American Greetings, the country's second-…

Romans: 16

Romans Chapter 16 1 I commend unto you Phebe our sister, which is a servant of the church which is at Cenchrea: 2 That ye receive her in the Lord, as becometh saints, and that ye assist her in…

Saying "Happy New Year!" Around the World

Ways to say "Happy New Year" in such languages as Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), French, Hebrew, Korean, Swedish, Vietnamese, and more. Language Happy New Year! Afrikaans…