from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- An island of the U.S. Virgin Islands in the West Indies east of Puerto Rico. Discovered by Columbus in 1493, it passed to various European powers before Denmark sold it to the United States in 1917.
- A city of southern New Brunswick, Canada, at the mouth of the St. John River on the Bay of Fundy. First settled as a French trading post in the 1630s, it was captured by the British in 1758 and was a refuge for Loyalists after the American Revolution. Population: 68,000.
- Saint John, Henry. First Viscount Bolingbroke. 1678-1751. English statesman, orator, and writer. A Jacobite, he spent much of his life in exile and wrote influential political treatises, notably The Idea of a Patriot King (1749).
- LakeSaint John A lake of south-central Quebec, Canada, connected by the Saguenay River with the St. Lawrence River. The lake is a popular resort area.
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- n. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
- n. a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
- n. a port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick
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And when they had done that outrage, they left not therewith, but went straight to the fair hospital of the Rhodes called Saint John's,
The opening-night film, a comedy called Saint John of Las Vegas, was introduced by its writer/director, Hue Rhodes, who reiterated Sinny City's showbiz roots.
On the night of Ivanov's Day (that is the day of Saint John, which is
And again, Saint John the Theologian writes in his epistle:
Red Kelley had two more nicknames: Swiss Watch, because he was so methodical, and Saint John, since he had infinite patience.
It couldn't be that Saint John, the do-as-I-say-not-as-I-do populist candidate had some irons in the fire regarding his corporate donors, or was suffering from political election considerations over the ethical position, could it?
Actually, Obama has been more honest about this, realizing that of course, he - like Saint John - gladly accepts contributions from the corporations that hire these corporate-water-carrying lobbying firms.
Why, I'm sure that Saint John the Do-As-I-Say-Not-As-I-Do Populist's votes had nothing to do with the corporate interests in North Carolina that he might find necessary to court later (or pay back for an earlier campaign donation).
Everyone except Saint John is going to go all out on the low road, while he deplores and deplores, and does nothing to stop it.
But Saint John won't raise your taxes, even to pay for Bush's folly in Iraq.