from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. A genus of plants. See four-o'clock.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of nyctaginaceous plants, type of the tribe Mirabilieœ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. four o'clocks
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Mirabilis is a remarkable and confident debut --- an endlessly surprising tale about appetite and miracle, all four humors in abundance, and human ecstasy of every sort --- a novel that carries the reader into that sweet rare air between the ridiculous and the sublime.
Mirabilis is a remarkable and confident debut - an endlessly surprising and darkly comic tale about appetite and miracle, all four humors in abundance, and human ecstasy of every sort - a novel that carries the reader into that sweet, rare air between the Ridiculous and the Sublime.
Mirabilis is a story within a story; her literacy allows Bonne literally to write her own story.
The two part fantasy mini-series (previously known under the title Mirabilis) will air on April 19th and 20th and will star David James Elliott, Natassia Malthe, and Christopher Lloyd.
This element is the only source of power in the fictitious world called Mirabilis; the issue confronting the Knights of Bloodsteel is that they are running out of "Bloodsteel."
While I'm sure whatever they have is more advanced than ICQ's version, Mirabilis accomplished the same in 1996-7 with more primitive technology at every level.
“‘Annus Mirabilis—Year of Wonders’ … well, it certainly was that, what with the plague and fire and all,” said Buckhurst, leaning his neat blond head back and closing his eyes.
Annus Mirabilis, by John Dryden Dryden's poem depicts the Battle of Lowestoft, in which the English fleet managed not to be defeated by the Dutch.
Inspiration is a sticky subjectI can't say exactly where Mirabilis came from, or at least how the different elements managed to congeal into a story for me.
I think I wrote Mirabilis primarily for an audience of one: myself.