DEFINE_COM_1563309707.html

#top

Define.com, FreeWorldBank.org, hdcolors.com, LibertarianCare.org, WorldJubilee.org and FairUseTV.org are SMALL PARTS of an EDUCATIONAL NONPROFIT GLOBAL PEACE INITIATIVE whose PURPOSE is to PROMOTE worldwide electronic democracy, universal home ownership, free universal health care, a guaranteed lifetime income, medicine and nursing in particular, science, academia, engineering, programming, writing, art, creativity, imagination, reason, critical thinking, peace, citizen equality, race and gender equality, civil rights, free universal education, free internet, free electricity, free water, free electric transportation, personal liberty, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, animal rights, compassionate and nonviolent parenting, social and economic justice, social and ecological responsibility, sustainability, biodiversity, environmentally responsible global economic development, open and transparent government, global monetary reform, secularism, cognitive liberty and a permanent cessation of the War on Drugs.

GOOD BAD SERIOUS CRITICAL NEUTRAL
A Visit From St Nicholas

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Saint Nicholas \Saint Nicholas\, St Nicholas \St. Nicholas\, noun A Dutch saint, who was reputed to bring gifts to children on Christmas even, giving rise to the modern legend of {Santa Claus}. [PJC]

{A Visit from St. Nicholas} The original name for a poem by Clement Clarke Moore, popularly called titled {The Night Before Christmans}. It is a popular poem with the theme of St. Nicholas (Santa Claus) coming to bring gifts to children on Christmans eve. See {Night Before Christmas} in the vocabulary. [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Night Before Christmas \Night Before Christmas\, noun The popular name for a poem by Clement Clarke Moore titled {A Visit from St. Nicholas}, a popular poem with the theme of St. Nicholas (Santa Claus) coming to bring gifts to children on Christmans eve. [PJC]

Note: The full text of the poem follows: T'was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there. The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugarplums danced in their heads; And Mama in her kerchief and I in my cap, Had just settled down for a long winter's nap. When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter, I sprang from my bed to see what was the matter. Away to the window I flew like a flash, Tore open the shutters, and threw up the sash. The moon on the breast of the new-fallen snow, Gave the luster of midday to objects below, When what to my wondering eyes should appear, But a miniature sleigh, and eight tiny reindeer. With a little old driver, so lively and quick, I knew in a moment it must be St. Nick. More rapid than eagles his coursers they came, And he whistled, and shouted, and called them by name: "Now, Dasher! Now, Dancer!, Now Prancer and Vixen! On, Comet! On, Cupid!, On, Donner and Blitzen! To the top of the porch! To the top of the wall! Now dash away! Dash away! Dash away all!!" As the dry leaves that before the wild hurricane fly, When they meet with an obstacle, mount to the sky, So up to the housetop the coursers they flew, With a sleigh full of toys, and St. Nicholas, too. And then in a twinkling, I heard on the roof, The prancing and pawing of each little hoof. As I drew in my head, and was turning around, Down the chimney St. Nicholas came with a bound. He was dressed all in fur, from his head to his foot, And his clothes were all tarnished with ashes and soot. A bundle of toys he had flung on his back, And he looked like a peddler just opening his pack. His eyes -- how they twinkled! His dimples, how merry! His cheeks were like roses, his nose like a cherry! His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow, And the beard on his chin was as white as the snow; He had a broad face and a little round belly, That shook when he laughed, like a bowl full of jelly. He was chubby and plump, a right jolly old elf, And I laughed when I saw him, in spite of myself. A wink of his eye, and a twist of his head, Soon gave me to know I had nothing to dread. He spoke not a word, but went staight to his work, And filled all the stockings, then turned with a jerk, And laying a finger aside of his nose, And giving a nod, up the chimney he rose; He sprang to his sleigh, to his team gave a whistle, And away they all flew like the down of a thistle. But I heard him exclaim as he drove out of sight, "Merry Christmas to all, and to all a good night!" [PJC]

GOOD BAD SERIOUS CRITICAL NEUTRAL

Definitions retrieved from the Open Source DICT English and WordNet 3.0 dictionaries. Click here for database copyright information.

Define.com is a PRIVATE SECTOR NONPROFIT EDUCATIONAL WEBSITE that PROMOTES WORLDWIDE ELECTRONIC DEMOCRACY, OPEN and TRANSPARENT GOVERNMENT and WORLDWIDE BANKING REFORM.

PHILOSOPHY - VALUES - A SECULAR CONSTITUTION - FIRST PRINCIPLES - ETHICS - MORALS - GOALS - UNIVERSAL HUMAN RIGHTS - GOOD HEALTH, LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL CITIZENS EVERYWHERE ON EARTH - 1. Caduceus - GOOD HEALTH - Messenger of the gods - COMPASSION - MERCY - BENEVOLENCE - BE HUMANE - BE KIND - BE GENTLE - DO NO HARM - DO NOT HATE - DO NOT FEAR - FEAR NOT - BE NOT AFRAID - CAUSE NO PAIN - BE AS PAINLESS AS POSSIBLE - CAUSE NO FEAR - DO NOT BE SCARY - DO NOT PUNISH - DO NOT MAKE THREATS - DO NOT BE COERCIVE - BE PERMISSIVE - BE TOLERANT - USE BIRTH CONTROL - PERMIT DIVORCE - EMPATHY IS CRITICAL - RESPECT FOR THE DIGNITY OF ALL HUMAN BEINGS IS CRITICAL - FREE UNIVERSAL HEALTH CARE - FREE UNIVERSAL EDUCATION - UNIVERSAL HOME OWNERSHIP 2. Golden Key - LIBERTY (SECURITY PRIVACY SAFETY) FREE WILL - TOTAL FREEDOM OF SPEECH - TOTAL FREEDOM OF THE PRESS - UNIVERSAL SPENDING AUTHORITY - PRIVATE PROPERTY - FREE LAND - THERE IS NO GOVERNMENT - A GUARANTEED LIFETIME INCOME - NOW YOU OWN YOUR HOME AND LAND - NOW YOU HAVE A GUARANTEED LIFETIME INCOME - YOU ARE SAFE AND SECURE 3. Golden Scales of JUSTICE (TRUTH FACTS EVIDENCE PROOF) EQUALITY FAIRNESS PLURALISM OPENNESS TRANSPARENCY - RESPECT THE ECOSYSTEM - BE A CRITICAL THINKER - THINK FOR YOURSELF - QUESTION AUTHORITY - ALWAYS SPEAK TRUTH TO POWER

www.FreeWorldBank.org

facebook.com/FreeWorldBank

facebook.com/groups/FreeWorldBank

Eye and Pyramid BANKING REFORM CHALLENGE

Eye and Pyramid BANKING REFORM CHALLENGE