Origin of Twelfth Night
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On Dec. 22, 1799, Sands told her cousins that she would be leaving to elope with a fellow boarder named Levi Weeks that night.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As of Thursday night, the brothers remained on the loose, last seen in northern France.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
At the moment, the only chance I get is when I go do Late Night with Seth Meyers.
Are you bi-coastal now, between Portlandia and Late Night with Seth Meyers?
The night wore on, and the clock downstairs was striking the hour of two when she suddenly awakened.
Without preface, he abruptly asked, what had been told him of the Duke of Wharton's behaviour the preceding night.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
Nevertheless the evening and the night passed away without incident.
While they were doing this, he assembled the officers around him, and the meaning of our night march was explained to us.
Last night I saw Jean Baptiste lying prone upon the floor, and knew that she had beaten him down to it, and he had not resisted.
British Dictionary definitions for Twelfth Night
- the evening of Jan 5, the eve of Twelfth Day, formerly observed with various festal celebrations
- the evening of Twelfth Day itself
- (as modifier)Twelfth-Night customs
Cultural definitions for Twelfth Night
A comedy by William Shakespeare. The two central characters are a twin brother and sister; each thinks that the other has been lost at sea. The sister disguises herself as a boy and goes to serve the duke of the country, a bitter man disappointed in love. The brother reappears and marries the woman whom the duke has been pursuing, and his sister marries the duke. Twelfth Night begins with the line “If music be the food of love, play on.”