What do you know about the poet Portia Nelson?
Singer/songwriter Portia Nelson is also an actress, author, painter and photographer. Among her many accomplishments, she has appeared on Broadway in numerous productions, hosted the radio program Sunday in New York,, appeared in films like The Sound of Music, Dr. Doolittle and The Trouble with Angels as well as in the TV soap opera All My Children. She also wrote the book There's a Hole in My Sidewalk, which was made into a musical featuring music, lyrics, direction and a performance by Nelson herself. Her song "Make a Rainbow" was performed at the 1993 inauguration of President Clinton.
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It comes from a role she had in a play. Her real name was Betty Mae
a poet is somebody who writes poems,especially as a vocation.a poet must be imaginative,creative and artistic.. thats all i got=]]
She swallowed hot coals or "swallowed fire" Portia "swallows fire" or hot coals she ate hot coal
'The Portia of Our Chambers' was the term fictition barrister Horace Rumpole used to refer to his colleage, Phyllida Trant. In the series of stories she later married Claude Erskine-Brown, though she is clearly superior to him in character and intelligence. The interactions between the two character…s is part of the charm of the series. The stories were written by John Mortimer. (MORE)
\nThere is a chance that these websites are wrong because Ellen showed her audience (on her show) that she is taller than Portia, Ellen is listed as being 5' 7.5" nearly everywhere, but here is a list of heights that Portia is:\n. \npeople.famouswhy.com say Portia is 5' 8"\ncelebheights.com say Por…tia is 5' 7.25"\nwww.celebs101.com also say she is 5' 8"\n. \nIt seems that she is between 5' 7" and 5' 8", but its is not entirely fact on her height, all I know is that she is shorter that Ellen who is listed as being 5ft 7.5in pretty much everywhere. (It doesn't help that Portia wears heels when in public) \n. \nI hope that helps. (MORE)
There is more than one Nelson. . If you are asking about Lord Nelson, british 18th century warhero: . Horatio Nelson was born on 29th September, 1758, in the NorthNorfolk village of Burnham Thorpe, where his father was the localrector. His mother died when he was nine, and Hotatio was just 12when …he joined the Royal Navy on his uncle's ship, HMS Raisonnable,in 1771. His bravery in battles brought out the best in hiscaptains and men. After being wounded in sea battles, he had onlyone arm and was blind in one eye. Admiral Viscount Horatio Nelsonis one of the most remembered heroes of our history. He was aninternational hero in his own lifetime too. He was as popular as amodern footballer or popstar today. He became popular afterdefeating almost the entire French Fleet in 1798 and the Danesfleet in 1801. 200 years ago on October 21, 1805, Admiral LordNelson, as Commander in Chief of the British fleet, led a fleet of27 ships into battle at Trafalgar. (MORE)
nelson Mandela changed the way the world thought about how to treat different races. He later became president of South Africa. That's how we know him.
Portia "swallows fire" or hot coals which burn up her internal organs--a horrible way to die.
Well, the fact that they are still together after a year and a half makes it seem like it's serious and also that they are living together but after their very public argument they had after the Scrap Metal show back on October 4th I figured they would have broken up but I guess not. If you didn't k…now Gunnar skipped out on the meet n greet that night and i guess made his way to a bar with some girls. I heard that Lauren tracked him down and yelled at him then threw something at him also.. Just what I heard. I was not there.. I've been told that gunnar hasn't been very honest with her and had been seen places with a brunette. So if this is true I feel sorry for Lauren....... The brunette he is with is an Ex Girlfriend of his, that he remains very close with but apparently they are not hooking up, he just confides in her a lot. (MORE)
Portia is concerned for Brutus because he has been moody lately, and does not eat or sleep very well.
A Nelson is a wrestling hold in which one arm is passed under the opponent's arm from behind and the hand is applied to the neck (half nelson).
She "swallowed fire, and died," this most closely means that she either ate hot coals or shoved a torch down her throat either way that is a painful way to die
Shakespeare was certainly acquainted with Ben Johnson with whom hewent drinking before his death, and who wrote Shakespeare's eulogy.He collaborated with other poets and playwrights throughout hiscareer as well.
Portia shows her strength to Brutus by stabbing herself in the thigh. She did this to prove that just because she is a woman, that doesn't mean that she can't be as strong as him.
He doesn't know of any plot against Caesar but he fears it could happen. He's going to talk to Caesar
In "A Merchant of Venice," Portia dresses like and impersonates alawyer to save Antonio's life. She warned Shylock that his pound offlesh does not consist of blood, and if he kills Antonio, all ofhis lands and goods will be confiscated by the state for himthreatening the life of a Venetian citizen.
The main thing that Portia does is stab herself in the thigh. She does this to proove to Brutus that she can bear pain for him. She also blabs on about how much she knows her place but she wanted to know anyway. She gets herself so worked up that in the end she says she feels like Brutus' privat…e prosititute rather than his wife. (MORE)
Portia was the brave daughter of Cato who had died in a war against Julius Caesar and the wife of Marcus Brutus, a noble of Rome.
TOULSON, SHIRLEY Shirley Toulson has been writing books on the social history of the countryside since 1974. She is a leading authority on ancient tracks and drove roads and is the author of 'The Drovers' Roads of Wales' and 'The Drovers Roads Shirley Toulson, who lives in Somerset, was drawn into… the spell of Celtic Christianity as she worked on her books dealing with the oldest roads and folklore of Britain and Ireland, and found herself following the routes taken on their journeys by the saints of the early church. Among her writings are: THE CELTIC ALTERNATIVE (1987) and THE CELTIC YEAR (1993). The poet remembers her mother who died about twelve years ago. There is a photograph taken when her mother had gone for a sea holiday with her cousins and her uncle. Looking at the photograph, she experiences the great loss of her mother. (MORE)
He lived his life in nature as he born where field was near so he used to go there and write poems on nature.And people loved his poems about nature so they start calling him Poet of Nature.And he used to thought deeply about nature which people loved it so that was also the reason of calling him po…et of nature. (MORE)
None. She was not the judge (although she is called a "judge" by the Duke, who is the real judge) and did not have the power to sentence Shylock. She did, however, advise the court that in her view Shylock fell under a statute which imposed a sentence of death or such lesser sentence as the court mi…ght see fit on an "alien" who made an attempt on the life of a citizen of Venice. (MORE)
Nerissa and Portia's relationship is much like friends, when Portia often complains about the unfair nature of her father's trials for her marriage she tells her to stop being so ridiculous and to appreciate the fact her father had put something in place to ensure the best future for her. She is a v…ery practical girl and her and Portia are very close despite their contrasting status. (MORE)
Portia sent Lucius to the capitol because she wanted her servant boy Lucius to tell Brutus that she was well and also check if Brutus was all right, also to check on the whereabouts of Caesar.
Portia spoke to the soothsayer at around the ninth hour. This meansis was about 9:00 pm. This occurs in Act 2, Scene 4 ofShakespeare's play, Julius Caesar.
Portia stabs herself because she wants to show Brutus her strength and that she can handle difficulties. She is a woman and she can be as strong as him. "She has but a man's mind but a woman's might."
Portia was the wife of Brutus in the time of Julius Caesar. Brutus was the one who killed Caesar, and Portia suspected a plot to assasinate Caesar. She killed herself by swallowing hot coals. She is famous because she was involved in the murder of Caesar, and in in Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar …, as well she is in the movie adaptions. (MORE)
in the beginning of the case shylock wanted one pound of flesh from antonio's body .portia requested him to take thrice the sum of money antonia had taken from him.suddenly a idea struck portia's mind, she said that shylock can have pound of flesh but while doing this he should make sure that antoni…a doesnt shed a drop of blood and while cutting a pound of flesh it should be excactly one pound not more nor less or else all his good and property will be given to states treasury. this is how portia turned tables against shylock (MORE)
She thought they would come after her in search of revenge for her husband; she decided to kill herself before someone else did
She is the daughter of Marcus Porcius Cato, and more importantly for the play, she is Mrs. Brutus.
Because she believed that she could stick to her decision and kept her word to herself. She never gave up and felt that if she did, she would no longer be powerful and strong. The reason Shakespeare created this character is because, historians think, he was going through a difficult time that was t…ough, and so made a strong and powerful character that helped him through a time of help and need. (MORE)
She openly admitted to being a lesbian during a 2005 interview with The Advocate, but she had already dated Francesca Gregorini and Ellen DeGeneres
In the tragedy of Julius Caesar, Portia is the wife of Brutus, the idealist conspirator and main character of the story.
Portia, the wife of Brutus in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, feels betrayed that she is not made privy to the conspiracy. She is the daughter of the famous statesman, Cato, and is no fool when politics are concerned. Brutus does not treat her very well; he does not include her in their conspiracy, the…n abandons her, where she kills herself at least partly from her concern about the strength of Octavius and Antony. (MORE)
One should keep in mind that no human beings are distant, unfamiliar or far off. Underneath any colour of any soldier's uniform belonging to any nation, another human being breathes the breath of life just like any other person. The land that even our political enemies walk upon is the same earth …like our own native soil that one fine day in different timings we shall all be laid to rest.In times of war or peace, even our international foes undergo the same trials, the way our native population experience. They too, like us, enjoy the bright sunshine day, breathe the same air from the atmosphere and drink the same water available on earth to survive. All people feed abundantly on the prosperity of agriculture and farming and may even starve to death in times of war and food shortage during long drawn winters if not stored appropriately. They also house more of the hard-working people with busy hands to survive a decent income and living. They toil in the same manner that we do.Our enemies also have the same kind of eyes the way we do, eyes that see, sleep and wake. We both have physical strength that can be won by brute force and the strength of the heart that can be won by love. Every population of every nation in this world recognizes and understands the true essence of the common life of people. So let us all remember that whenever we are brainwashed and compelled to hate and kill our brothers, we only deceive, disown, betray and condemn ourselves to the curse of plaguing blood-thirsty arms against each other.When an imminent war between two hostile nations breaks out, it is our mother earth that we pollute to such an extent to create living hells of dust and fire that will violate the purity of our surroundings including our thoughts and actions. Both hostile nations will suffer the same fate of shedding innocent blood. The air gets polluted on both the countries. To prevent such a catastrophe, we should begin with ourselves to accept that 'no men are foreign and no countries strange' (MORE)
In Shakespeare's play The Merchant of Venice, Antonio has borrowed money from Shylock on the condition that if he does not repay as of a certain date, Shylock can cut a pound of flesh from anywhere on Antonio's body. When Antonio is unable to repay on the date stipulated, Shylock seizes on the oppor…tunity to revenge himself on Antonio for being the brunt of Venetian anti-Semitism and also for uncutting his business by lending money interest-free. Portia, at the behest of her new husband Bassanio, disguises herself as a lawyer and, when she is unable to persuade Shylock to give up his claim even by accepting late payment with two or three hundred percent interest, argues that although the agreement allows Shylock to take a pound of flesh, it does not allow him to take or even shed any blood. The Duke, who is acting as judge, and who has scant sympathy for Shylock, seizes upon the opportunity this argument offers and agrees. (MORE)
Portia dies by swallowing fire , or as we would say burning coal . Brutus reacts to her death is sorrow, but in calm sorrow - without weeping and such. He simply accepts her death and moves on.
It is common knowledge that Homer did exist and that he recited the Iliad and the Odyssey.
There's a Portia in Julius Caesar; there's a Portia in The Merchant of Venice, but there is no Portia in Hamlet.
"A Pound of Flesh" is not the name of the play. It's called The Merchant of Venice. And this is all the description you get of her: In Belmont is a lady richly left; And she is fair, and, fairer than that word, Of wondrous virtues: sometimes from her eyes I did receive fair speechless messages: He…r name is Portia It doesn't tell you much, does it? (MORE)
He established several children's foundations. He also showed an incredible amount of compassion and forgiveness to those that persecuted him and his people for hundreds of years.
She doesn't say. I don't think she even knows herself. But she had noticed Bassanio long before he came to Belmont and had been attracted to him for some reason.
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There were may peolpe who were confused that whether Portia was a racist or not? I personally feel that Portia was a racist as when Portia's servant Balthazar announces the arrival of the Prince Of Morocco, Portia says to Nerrisa that " If he have the condition of a saint, and the complexion of a de…vil, I had ratherhe should shrive me or wive me" This above statement tells us that Portia was a racist as she had not even met the Prince of Morocco and assumed that he is dark. There is no doubt that Prince of Morocco was dark but she judged him by his complexion not by his personality (MORE)
In Shakespeare's play The Merchant of Venice, Bassanio wants tomarry a woman called Portia who is a wealthy orphan living at aplace called Belmont. In order to get to Belmont and make the rightimpression the penniless Bassanio borrows money from his friendAntonio. Antonio is worth the money but is i…n a bit of a cash flowcrunch so he borrows money from the moneylender Shylock oncondition that if he doesn't pay by a certain day, Shylock can killhim. Antonio figures it's a good risk. It works out OK for Bassanio who gets to marry the wealthy Portia. It doesn't work out so well for Antonio, who finds that he cannotrepay Shylock and is taken to court where Shylock is seeking acourt order for Antonio's death, as stipulated in their contract. Portia disguises herself as a male lawyer called Balthazar andpersuades the court not only to refuse Shylock but to ruin himfinancially for seeking the order in the first place. (MORE)
He is never named. Portia talks about the terms of her father's will but not about him as a person.
She disguised herself as a lawyer, and presented some dubious arguments to a court desperate for some reason to disallow Shylock's suit. Apparently the Duke was too dim to think up the dubious arguments for himself.
The only requirement as to costume for Portia is when she is impersonating the lawyer Balthazar. At this point in the play she must wear clothes which a male lawyer might wear, consistent with the design and setting which the director has chosen for the production. This might consist of a business s…uit or a set of robes, maybe with a birretta (if you want to look Italian) or a perruque (if you want to look English). All the rest of the time she wears female clothing appropriate to the design and setting and to the fact that she is a wealthy person. (MORE)
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Portia learned of the conspiracy in Julius Caesar though herhusband Brutus. She makes only two appearances and her role is theonly substantial woman's part in the play. It is reported in thefourth act that she died by swallowing fire.
How do you find poets or poems that you like Do you know any ways to reduce the randomness of the poets or poems you decide to try out Is there any online service with a DECENT filtering search?
Poem Hunter is a reliable website to search for poems and poets.There are search options, and the full poem is available there. Ina few cases there will be recordings also.