Latest George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron Stories

Researchers Confirm When 'Frankenstein' Was Written
2011-09-27 08:14:45

While the story of how Victor Frankenstein created his fictional monster has never been in doubt, the inspiration for the literary work that tells their tale has frequently been called into question. Now, an astronomy professor at Texas State University in San Marcos has used his scientific knowledge in an attempt to vindicate author Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. According to Tim Radford of the Guardian, Shelley was one of those in attendance at a June 1816 villa party, and while there had...

2011-01-24 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The legendary pianist Byron Janis, who overcame many years of suffering from psoriatic arthritis in his hands and wrists, and the Arthritis Foundation have announced that they are embarking on an alliance that will fulfill Mr. Janis's humanitarian effort of making a difference and giving back to the 50 million Americans who suffer with arthritis. Mr. Janis will donate 25% of the proceeds from the sale of his DVD Documentary, The Byron Janis Story,...

2011-01-17 04:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubenstein Public Relations (www.rubensteinpr.com), announces they have signed world-renowned classical pianist, Byron Janis. The firm is representing Byron Janis in conjunction with Klinger Vision. Bryon Janis is internationally recognized as one of the greatest classical concert pianists of all time. Mr. Janis' extraordinary life story took center stage with the release of his autobiography, "Chopin and Beyond: My Extraordinary Life in Music...

2009-05-22 14:20:00

LAS COLINAS, Texas, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- One very famous Texan, the late Byron Nelson, is considered one of the greatest golfers ever to play the game. With his unprecedented, still-unbroken record of 11 consecutive tournament wins (18 overall that same year) and 52 victories over the span of his short 15-year professional career ending in 1945, his standing as a sports hall-of-famer is set. Byron Nelson strove for excellence not only in sport, but in every aspect of life. The original...

2008-09-04 15:00:22

OXFORD - The Youth Music Scholarship Project of the Countryfolk Music Theatre will have a booth at the Oxford County Fair starting Sunday, Sept. 7, with copies of the locally made movie, "Barefoot Country Girl," available for a donation of $15.95. Donations will support the youth music scholarship project. The booth will be located in the arts exposition building and cast members will be available to visit with the public. There will be a large display area for cast photos and scenes from...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'