But I'll warn you as well: if you speak in riddles to Dusty, he'll cut your heart out.
He never had to wonder how many men were rotating through her bed or when she was planning to stab him in the back or decipher the riddles she gave him as answers to important questions.
In this work he included his most famous productions, ioi riddles in Latin hexameters.
He was distinguished for his strength and his handsome person, for the wisdom of his sayings, the acuteness of his riddles and the beauty of his lyric poetry.
Hesse, "they are, like P. Fermat's theorems, riddles to the present and future generations."
"Not the time for riddles, Gabriel!" she muttered.
Much time is spent, especially after the evening meal, in asking riddles, in rhyming, &c. The recital of songs and myths.
Next to the riddles, Aldhelm's best-known work is De Laude Virginitatis sive de Virginitate Sanctorum, a Latin treatise addressed about 705 to the nuns of Barking, 2 in which he commemorates a great number of saints.
An unbiased study of the scanty facts of his history, and of the tolerably abundant but scattered and chaotic facts of his literary production, ought to enable any one to steer clear of these exaggerations, while admitting at the same time that it is impossible to give a complete and final account of his attitude towards the riddles of this world and others.
Diogenes Laertius quotes a letter in which Cleobulus invites Solon to take refuge with him against Peisistratus; and this would imply that he was alive in 560 B.C. He is said to have held advanced views as to female education, and he was the father of the wise Cleobuline, whose riddles were not less famous than his own (Diogenes Laertius i.
The Fabule, si istorioare (2 vols., 1839-41) is a collection of short popular stories in rhyme; SezVoarea la tarci (1852-53) is a description of the Rumanian Spinnstube, for which the peasants gather in one of their houses on a winter's night, the girls and women spinning and working, the young men telling tales, proverbs, riddles, singing songs, &c. Pann also collected the jokes of the Turkish jester, Nasreddin, under the title of Neisdraveiniile lui Nastratin Hogea (1853), also in rhyme.
For the riddles included in it, his model was the collection known as Symposii aenigmata.
Antiochus exercised his contemporaries by the riddles of his half-brilliant, half-crazy personality.
It was Machiavelli's intense preoccupation with this problem - what a state is and how to found one in existing circumstances - which caused the many riddles of his speculative writings.
The keen-witted, fluently speaking serpent gives rise to fresh riddles.
Its origin, its territory, its institutions are so many insoluble riddles.
South Africa is rapidly solving her own paleolithic riddles, which are closely connected with the main problem of man's ancestry.
For example very young children might like picture clues, whereas older children may like riddles.
Abnorm's conundrums - Conundrums, puzzles, riddles.
In addition Riddles added a wide firebox (similar to those he later fitted to the large BR Standards ).
Solve rhyming riddles by finding hundreds of cleverly hidden objects, ra Focus Multimedia Britannica Encyclopedia Deluxe Millenium Ed.
The method of Zen is to confront students with riddles called koans.
Kids discover how smart they are as they solve over 70 rhyming picture riddles and master clever puzzles and games.
1864, fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford), in Riddles of the Sphinx (1891), is a more systematic thinker.
The first 28 books detail the brother and sister team as they work to free the Arthurian character Morgan le Fay from a spell, solve ancient riddles and save old stories from being lost.
Make the clues contain language riddles or historical facts in order to stimulate analytical thinking as well as creativity.
Recommended for children ages six to eight, Reading Riddles Maze Game helps develop and improve listening and reading comprehension skills.
Brainfood: This site offers hundreds of mind puzzles including word games, logic puzzles, and riddles to challenge even the most advanced thinkers.
Think Tank challenges children to think in new and exciting ways through math games, puzzles, riddles, and optical illusions.
Kids Quiz Hub has a number of online word search puzzles, crossword puzzles, riddles, and more.
Clues may be riddles that must be solved, map coordinates to be worked out, or simple directions that only need to be followed.
Many of these games focus on brain teasers, problem solving, and riddles.
The site also offers puzzles, riddles, and games.
Alphabet Soup features Between the Lions characters and helps kids solve silly riddles by locating letters in a "soup."
Older preschoolers can match words, solve riddles or play concentration style games.
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