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Word: miscellany

Definition: mixture of writings on various subjects; collection of various items


Sentences Containing 'miscellany'

"The Godfather DVD Collection" was released on October 9, 2001 in a package that contained all three films—each with a commentary track by Coppola—and a bonus disc that featured a 73-minute documentary from 1991 entitled "The Godfather Family: A Look Inside" and other miscellany about the film: the additional scenes originally contained in "The Godfather Saga"; "Francis Coppola's Notebook" (a look inside a notebook the director kept with him at all times during the production of the film); rehearsal footage; a promotional featurette from 1971; and video segments on Gordon Willis's cinematography, Nino Rota's and Carmine Coppola's music, the director, the locations and Mario Puzo's screenplays.
Also in "Reynolds's Miscellany" was 'The False Step; or the Castle and the Cottage' (begun 21 Feb.
Anne Finch's "Tale of the Miser and the Poet" was included among others in her 1713 Miscellany.
Another of Hamilton's poems, "Willie was a Wanton Wag", - about a young man who appears at a wedding feast, and enraptures bride and bridesmaids by his "leg" at dancing - appeared in Ramsay's "Tea-Table Miscellany".
Ed Leimbacher, reviewing the album in 1969 for "Rolling Stone", called "Songs for a Tailor" a "disappointment", panning it overall as "a patchwork affair lacking in any unifying thread, a baggy misfit made up of a shopworn miscellany of jazz riffs, rock underpinnings, chamber music strings, boringly baroque lyrics and a Bruce bass that everything distinctly bottom heavy."
He wrote in January 1857 for "Reynolds's Miscellany", Nos.
Volume One of a "Miscellany of Natural History", published in 1833, was also partly prepared by Lauder.
Within a year Cardus had been moved from the reporters' room to take charge of the paper's "Miscellany" column.

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