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  • n. Plural form of Thing.


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  • As to its being a fact, Miss Stein's early novella Q.E.D., published in 1950 under the title Things As they Are, quite frankly treats a lesbian theme; and the characters in it, including Miss Stein, have now been identified from her own diaries.

    Lesbianism Never?

  • Yet you must not think that their solemn councils were held there, the folk-motes whereat it must be determined what to do and what to forbear doing; for according as such councils, (which they called Things) were of the House or of the Mid-mark or of the whole Folk, were they held each at the due Thing-steads in the Wood aloof from either acre or meadow, (as was the custom of our forefathers for long after) and at such Things would all the men of the House or the Mid-mark or the Folk be present man by man.

    The House of the Wolfings

  • Map of All Things is really interesting because it reminds me of those old maps you see with the dragon illustrations and the words, "Here be Monsters", only in this case the monster is much better rendered.

    Book Cover Smackdown! 'The Map of All Things' vs. 'The Judging Eye' vs. 'Blood of the Mantis'

  • The Map of All Things is just this side of being that most horrible of things: a collage.

    Book Cover Smackdown! 'The Map of All Things' vs. 'The Judging Eye' vs. 'Blood of the Mantis'

  • We are the God of Small Things, because Small Things is what most of our life is made of.

    Walking the talk

  • Well, 50 Cent is getting ready to lose 65 pounds to play a role in Things Fall Apart.

    Today on

  • Not just because it would cost me a regular feature in "Things My Co-Workers Say," but also because we have a mortgage, credit card bills and a two-year-old who can eat a disturbingly large amount of food ... and the government says it's our responsibility to feed him.

    Archive 2009-09-20

  • Syntax of Things is proud to offer a brief essay by Kyle discussing the first story in his collection, "The San Diego Union Poinsettia Bowl Party":

    Books & Writers

  • To date, The God of Small Things is the only novel by Indian author Arundhati Roy.

    100 Greatest Books #85-81 | Fandomania

  • Where most family films are comically zany and full of morals, Wild Things is naturalistic, dramatic, and raw.

    Magazine preview: Spike Jonze goes 'Where the Wild Things Are' |


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