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Davies

1. Sir John. 1569--1626, English poet, author of Orchestra or a Poem of Dancing (1596) and the philosophical poem Nosce Teipsum (1599)
2. Sir Peter Maxwell. born 1934, British composer whose works include the operas Taverner (1967), The Martyrdom of St Magnus (1977), and Resurrection (1988), six symphonies, and the ten Strathclyde Concertos; appointed Master of the Queen's Music in 2004 (1987--95)
3. (William) Robertson. 1913--95, Canadian novelist and dramatist. His novels include Leaven of Malice (1954), The Rebel Angels (1981), What's Bred in the Bone (1985), and Murther and Walking Spirits (1991)
4. W(illiam) H(enry). 1871--1940, Welsh poet, noted also for his Autobiography of a Super-tramp (1908)
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The barbarians to whom Spenser and Davies compare the Irish are not the ad hoc constructs of a burgeoning imperialist discourse.
Lowry left in 1996-Isaacson and van Tonder had long since departed -- and Davies became chief executive officer of JDF and artistic director of JDT, which went on to own its own premises.
The three shorts--collected in the mid 1980s as the Terence Davies Trilogy-present such a bleak view of growing up gay that when they first came to the United States, they were met with perplexity.
Barristers who represented Davies at trial must now be contacted to establish why the allegedly key defence witness was not called.
Mrs Davies described her as "an adolescent disturbed by family difficulties" who grew into a woman "unable to face day-to-day life".
It is also thought that families who held the name Daff is changed their name to Davies to try to sound less Welsh.
Davies ($65) still red wine couldn't be a better choice.
This Is Where I Belong - Ray Davies & Black Francis
It was fly half Jamie Davies, in his 401st game for Aberavon, who kicked a penalty to finally give them the lead.
Mr Davies said his father John was so pleased he broke down in tears and told them their mother would be proud of them if she could see what they had done.
The airpark, which now has eight retired military aircraft on display with more being prepared, was renamed the ``Joe Davies Heritage Airpark at Palmdale Plant 42'' in a City Council vote last week.
By Owen Davies (London and New York: Hambledon and London, 2003.