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- SOLACIA IN PEARL AND IN LETTERS OF EDWARD III CONCERNING THE DEATH OF HIS DAUGHTER, JOAN. Bishop, Ian // Notes & Queries;Dec1984, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p454
The article discusses solacia as employed in "Pearl" and in letters of Edward III concerning the death of his daughter, Joan. Edward III's daughter, Joan de la Tour, was betrothed to the Infante Pedro, son of Pedro the Cruel, King of Castile. In 1348 she was on her way to Spain, but she got no...
- Lexis,wordform and complementation pattern. Hunston, Susan // Functions of Language;Feb2003, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p31
This paper examines the comparative frequency of two complementation patterns (that-clause and wh-clause) with the different wordforms of twenty-six verb lemmas. It is found that in the majority of cases the patterns co-occur differentially with the different word forms. In particular, the...
- JAQUES'S DUCDAME: AS YOU LIKE IT, II.v.56. Holberg, Stanley M. // American Notes & Queries;May/Jun84, Vol. 22 Issue 9/10, p129
Discusses the use of the word ducdame in a poem by literary author Jaques. Possible origin of the word; Examination of Jaques' own explanation of the word.
- Words for the Wise. Kim, Scott // Discover;Jul2003, Vol. 24 Issue 7, p80
Presents an educational activity on terms and phrases related to science.
- Massaging the Muse Keep Your Eye on the Goal. Pisano, Lynne // Writers' Journal;Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p5
The author reflects on how to make an effective writing as a resolution for New Year. She emphasizes that exercising the writing muscles is important so that muscle will not seize up. She asserts that writing or posting quotations in the mirror, calendar, desk blotter or tape them over computer...
- Discerning the Evagrian in the writings of Isaac of Nineveh: a preliminary investigation. Brock, Sebastian // Adamantius;2009, Vol. 15, p60
The article reports on recognizing the Evagrian in the seventh-century East Syriac monastic author, Isaac of Niniveh's writings. It notes that Isaac of Niniveh's works are quoted on a number of considerable occasions the appreciation Isaac on the writings on Evagrius has been influenced by...
- CHATTER. // Fast Company;Nov2004, Issue 88, p34
This article presents quotations from journalists using the expression perform storm.
- THE FUNNIES. // New Yorker;11/28/2005, Vol. 81 Issue 38, p148
Several quotations from several individuals on various issues are presented.
- Expresiones humor�sticas. // Mexican Expressions: The Spice of A People;2002, p1
The article presents English translations of humorous Mexican expressions. Topics covered include poverty, wooing, eating, talking, alms, giving, sickness, women, giving compliments, marriage, and foolishness.