Davidson, John


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Davidson, John,

1857–1909, Scottish poet. After teaching in Scotland he went to London. There, struggling with poverty and illness, he wrote Fleet Street Eclogues (1893; Ser. 2, 1896), Ballads and Songs (1894), New Ballads (1897), literary dramas, and novels. He established a small reputation as a lyric poet, but he earned little money. Despairing, he drowned himself in the ocean near Penzance in 1909.
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Jenny has rubbed shoulders with Bob Monkhouse, David Spiky, Paul Ross, Jim Davidson, John Virgo, Noel Edmonds and Neil Folds.
Michael Turnbull and Liam Scott appeared to have Red Star in the ascendancy but Liam McBryde (2), Mark Davidson, John Parker and Mark Noble swept the Tynesiders to victory.
Malone, Chairman, Thomas Davidson, John Pryor, Murray Walker and Ivan Winfield.
Perennial minor sports presenter Dougie Donnelly fronts the programme, with commentary from David Rhys Jones, Jimmy Davidson, John Bell and Mal Hughes.
Ashington Reunited beat Bedlington Station Railway 4-0 with finishes from David Lang, Ben Davidson, John Hudson and Ryan Bell.
The Bryant Park activities this year included lunchtime comedy and the dinnertime World Series of Busking; -- Sold-out Ellen DeGeneres Saturday night concert at Town Hall, preceded by a near capacity sell-out for Penn & Teller at the Beacon Theatre the night before; -- 5 nights of standing room only for comedy readings at Playwrights Horizons; -- Standing room only houses at CAROLINE'S for performances by Jon Stewart, Tommy Davidson, John Waters, Drew Carey and Bobby Collins; -- Announcing next year's dedication of the Friar's Frolics night to the memory of Gilda Radner in support of Gilda's Club, a cancer- support community founded by Gene Wilder and Joanna Bull.
BACKROOM BOYS: (l-r) David Richards, Andy Shovlin, Phil Young, Anthony Davidson, John Byfield and dad John Button; GIRL POWER: Jenson with his beautiful girlfriend Louise Griffiths
SCORERS: Esher -tries: Jack Davidson, John Gregory; conversions: Gregory (2); penalties: Gregory (4).
Killyleagh's goals came from their captain Stephen Holland, Dale Davidson, John Murray and Damien kelly.
NBC 10 News at 4 with Renee Chenault-Fattah, Tracy Davidson, John Bolaris and Vai Sikahema, is making strides, despite working with a weaker lead-in, compared to May 2001.
The Welsh radicals - such as Peter Law, Carwyn Jones, Ron Davies, Sue Essex, Alun Pugh, Edwina Hart, Jane Davidson, John Griffiths and Delyth Evans - are all keenly aware of problems such as differential turnout.
Red Star face yet another difficult encounter at home to Tow Law Town especially as they can not name Paul Davidson, John Guy, Ross Gardner or Johnny Payne.