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Events of the day 5 March

363:

Roman Emperor Julian moves from Antioch with an army of 90,000 to attack the Sasanian Empire, in a campaign which would bring about his own death.

1046:

Nasir Khusraw begins the seven-year Middle Eastern journey which he will later describe in his book Safarnama.

1279:

The Livonian Order is defeated in the Battle of Aizkraukle by the Grand Duchy of Lithuania

1496:

King Henry VII of England issues letters patent to John Cabot and his sons, authorising them to explore unknown lands.

1939:

Was born Ion Budescu.

1951:

Was born Cornelia Manicuta.

Radu Stanca1920:

Was born Radu Stanca.

Frank Norris1870:

Was born Frank Norris.

Jean Grenier1971:

Has died Jean Grenier.

Marie D'Agoult1876:

Has died Marie D'Agoult.

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Spring quotes

Harriet Jacobs

The beautiful spring came, and when nature resumes her...

Quote by Harriet Jacobs about spring

Spring will come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life...

Quote by Anita Krizzan about spring
Reginald Heber

Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.

Quote by Reginald Heber about spring
Algernon Charles Swinburne

Blossom by blossom the spring begins.

Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne about spring
Honoré de Balzac

If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had...

Quote by Honoré de Balzac about spring, enemies, youth, human imperfections, world, life
George Gordon Byron

Man is born passionate of body, but with an innate though...

Quote by George Gordon Byron about atoms, spring, present, help, body, secret, mind, god, good, good luck
Jim Fowler

We moved over to Silver Spring, actually near University...

Quote by Jim Fowler about spring
Ernest Hemingway

The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People...

Quote by Ernest Hemingway about spring, happiness, people, things, day, good, good luck
Victor Hugo

If people did not love one another, I really don't see...

Quote by Victor Hugo about spring
Jim Fowler

We moved over to Silver Spring, actually near University...

Quote by Jim Fowler about spring
Virginia Woolf

I enjoy the spring more than the autumn now. One does, I...

Quote by Virginia Woolf about spring
Pedro Calderón de la Barca

Green is the prime color of the world, and that from...

Quote by Pedro Calderón de la Barca about spring

Famous quotes

Alfred Hitchcock

In feature films the director is God; in documentary...

Quote by Alfred Hitchcock about film, god
Richard Burton

I might run from her for a thousand years and she is...

Quote by Richard Burton about childhood, children, love
Kevin Bacon

I didn't get into this so I could talk about my work, my...

Quote by Kevin Bacon about actors, work
Carmen Electra

I get thanked a lot from guys who say that their...

Quote by Carmen Electra
Harriet Jacobs

The beautiful spring came, and when nature resumes her...

Quote by Harriet Jacobs about spring

Spring will come and so will happiness. Hold on. Life...

Quote by Anita Krizzan about spring
Reginald Heber

Spring unlocks the flowers to paint the laughing soil.

Quote by Reginald Heber about spring
Algernon Charles Swinburne

Blossom by blossom the spring begins.

Quote by Algernon Charles Swinburne about spring
William Blake

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the...

Quote by William Blake about philosophy, sleep, night
Henry Ford

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is...

Quote by Henry Ford about succes, progress, beginning
Robert Louis Stevenson

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the...

Quote by Robert Louis Stevenson about judgment, judges, day
Samuel Beckett

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Quote by Samuel Beckett about advice




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Writings

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The Lake

Water lilies load all over
The blue lake amid the woods,
That imparts, while in white circles
Startling, to a boat its moods.

And along the strands I'm passing
Listening, waiting, in unrest,
That she from the reeds may issue
And...

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu about water, fall, feelings, lie, moon, light

Sign 12

Little by little she became a word,
bundles of soul on the wind,
a dolphin in the clutches of my eyebrows,
a stone provoking rings in water,
a star inside my knww,
a sky inside my shoulder,
and I inside I.

Nichita StănescuPoems by Nichita Stănescu about word, water, soul, celebrity, sky

Season's end

I was so very aware
that the afternoon was dying in the domes,
and all around me sounds froze,
turned to winding pillars.

I was so very aware
that the undulant drift of scents
was collapsing into darkness,
and it seemed I had never...

Nichita StănescuPoems by Nichita Stănescu about feelings, season, end, moon, face

Sleepy birds

All those sleepy birds
Now tired from flight
Hide among the leaves
Good-night!

Only the spring whispers
When the wood sleeps silently;
Even flowers in the gardens
Sleep peacefully!

Swans glide to their nest
Sheltering among...

Mihai EminescuPoems by Mihai Eminescu about night, good, good luck, flowers, harmony, sleep, dream, flight, peace, spring

Folklore

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It is a kingly act to help the fallen.

Proverbs and old sayings Latin about help

The day is sure to come when the cow will want her tail.

Proverbs and old sayings Danish about day

Even when a samurai has not eaten, he holds his toothpick high.

Proverbs and old sayings Japanese

When you fall into a pit, you either die or get out.

Proverbs and old sayings Indochinese about fall

Happiness is to hold flowers in both hands.

Proverbs and old sayings Japanese about happiness

There are 3 simple rules in life:
- don't promise when you're happy,
- don't answer when you're nervous,
- don't decide when you're angry.

Proverbs and old sayings British about life, rules, promise, happiness

Man's law changes with his understanding of man. Only the laws of the spirit remain always the same.

Proverbs and old sayings Croatian about spirit, law, man

Who came back from the grave and told the story?

Proverbs and old sayings Tunisian

Traditional Irish Curse

Spells and incantations Irish

Traditional Wexford Curse

Spells and incantations British

What grows when it eats, but dies when it drinks?

Fire.

Riddles

If the pills were pleasant, they would not want gilding.

Proverbs and old sayings American


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Dictionary, Enciclopedia

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Bovarism

Bovarism

Bovarism is the term that denotes a person's state of discontent towards its own existence, constructing a fictitious personality to match his ideals. This alter ego of the person functions as a protection from too cruel world for which is not...

Phoenix bird

Phoenix bird

Quite often we hear around us being used the expression - "Reborn from the ashes as the Phoenix bird" and perhaps many times, we fail to make the connection between the depicted situation and expression – Phoenix bird. The word originates in the...

A priori - a posteriori

A priori - a posteriori

A priori - the term means before any experience, independent from any experience, from the earlier. This term is in close relationship with its opposite a posteriori , from experience, from the later. Both expressions are used in Philosophy and...