old man of the mountain


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Noun1.old man of the mountain - whitish hairy plant with featherlike leaves and a few stout stems each bearing an especially handsome solitary large yellow flower headold man of the mountain - whitish hairy plant with featherlike leaves and a few stout stems each bearing an especially handsome solitary large yellow flower head; mountainous regions north central United States
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
genus Tetraneuris, Tetraneuris - genus of hairy yellow-flowered plants of the western United States
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It is not impossible that this conceit occurred to Hawthorne before he had himself seen the Old Man of the Mountain, or the Profile, in the Franconia Notch which is generally associated in the minds of readers with The Great Stone Face.
"Did you ever hear," he replied, "of the Old Man of the Mountain, who attempted to assassinate Philip Augustus?"
After the Old Man of the Mountain fell, New Hampshire was left with an unanswered question--what defines us?
From Jagger's pouty lips debouched the tale of the Old Man of the Mountain, the gatekeeper of Paradise up high in the crags of Alamut, and from a little stereoscope, brightly-coloured images of Puhhshia.
New Hampshire's iconic Old Man of the Mountain crumbled nearly 10 years ago, in the early morning of May 3, 2003.
The sheikh who presided at Alamut, nicknamed "the Old Man of the Mountain" since Hasan-i-Sabbah's time, was rumored to command a secret legion of fedayeen, or holy warriors, perfectly trained in the arts of espionage, infiltration, and murder, who were willing--indeed, expected--to give their lives to destroy designated enemies.
His team at MIT found that our brains are adept at locating images that look like faces whether it's New Hampshire's erstwhile granite "Old Man of the Mountain," or Jesus' face on a tortilla, but the normal human brain is almost never fooled into thinking such objects actually are human faces.
There is also one from Rashid al-Din, leader of the Syrian Assassins aka the Old Man of the Mountain (Letter 52) (though this was actually a forgery, probably written in the East).
geological formation known as the Old Man of the Mountain crumbled to
Honor Award: The Old Man of the Mountain Legacy Memorial, N.H.
Enhanced throughout with the memorable artwork of Robert Crawford, Denise Ortakales' The Legend Of The Old Man Of The Mountain recounts the legendary story of the Mohawk Indian Chief Pemigewasset and his love for the maiden Minerwa.
This is a book about a hash smoking assassin, one of the followers of the infamous Hassan El Sabbah (The Old Man of the Mountain).