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Bevis

chivalrous medieval knight, righting wrongs in Europe. [Br. Lit.: Bevis of Hampton]

Bevis

mastiff who “saved his master by his fidelity.” [Br. Lit.: Woodstock]
See: Loyalty
References in classic literature ?
Ay,'' said Fitzurse, ``such is indeed the fashion of Richard a true knight-errant he, and will wander in wild adventure, trusting the prowess of his single arm, like any Sir Guy or Sir Bevis, while the weighty affairs of his kingdom slumber, and his own safety is endangered.
The walls were hung all round with most elaborate and brightly colored tapestry, representing the achievements of Sir Bevis of Hampton, and behind this convenient screen were stored the tables dormant and benches which would be needed for banquet or high festivity.
He would tell you the mismanagements of John Hickathrift, find fault with the passionate temper of Bevis of Southampton, and loved St.
This Brass was an attorney of no very good repute, from Bevis Marks in the city of London; he was a tall, meagre man, with a nose like a wen, a protruding forehead, retreating eyes, and hair of a deep red.
Jill Brooke, a policewoman who had been on duty with colleague Anthony Bevis, said Colin Wafer a group of fans, who she assumed were friends of Colin's, brought him to them.
SHOWJUMPING WREXHAM showjumper Rob Bevis took victory as the 2015 International Stairway Series got underway at Devon County Show.
The company, run by Peter Bevis, 59, boast buyers can then "style" themselves "Laird, Lord or Lady of Glencoe", and claim to have enlisted celebrities from Kate Moss to Stephen Fry and Phil Collins.
Kathleen Bevis, a primary school teacher, says that recycling of gifts has become more widespread in Australia, similar to the U.
She leaves her son Paul Messier of Palmer, her daughters Linda Shimansky of Vermont and Rita Bevis of Enfield Ct.
Nasdaq: CVGI) today announced that its board of directors elected Roger Fix and Harold Bevis as independent directors, effective immediately.
Bevis (Crowder College) describes the different educational philosophies influencing the development of the sciences in the two countries, the political and economic reasons that China began to pursue education exchange with the United States in the 19th century, the people and programs that influenced the student exchanges, the accomplishments of American-educated Chinese, current trends of Americans studying in a rising China, and forecasts of the future of Sino-American education exchange.
Finishing in 4th was Robert Bevis from Clwyd with his own 13-year-old grey gelding Courtney 6, who also jumped double clear in 52.