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Empson

Sir William. 1906--84, English poet and critic; author of Seven Types of Ambiguity (1930)
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Not that Empson was unaware of that; on the contrary, he was very ready to admit that his poems had been overpraised, and that the postwar failure of his inspiration had been a blessing.
7) Empson does perhaps overreach himself in attempting to tie the ploughman down to Satan or God, but his argument does not depend on that kind of close correspondence.
Mr Empson, of Framlingham near Ipswich, said buying Albert's medals set him off on a mission to find out more about the man who had earned them.
Mr Empson said he believed the bags had either been put out by a resident by arrangement with the city council or had been fly-tipped.
Empson rejected the reading of the second line here quoted, which is found in about one-third of the sixty-seven seventeenth-century manuscripts of the poem and in Helen Gardner's edition (1965), preferring the reading of the majority of manuscripts, of the first printed appearance of the poem in the 1669 edition, and of Grierson's edition of 1912: "There is no penance due to innocence.
David Empson joins the chain as executive director for new business from Sainsbury's, where he was a departmental director.
It seems unlikely that any other critic of English literature has been so often described as "pugnacious," and the contentiousness for which Empson became famous is very much in evidence throughout this volume, in which one witnesses his ongoing defense of his own Donne against the misconstructions of rival critics who, he felt, frequently had "no contact with the poet's interests" (19798).
From 1931 to 1934 Empson taught at the University of Tokyo, and he subsequently taught at Peking National University in China.
We believe this settlement is a reasonable resolution of the rate proceedings," said Jon Empson, Aquila's senior vice president of regulated operations.
A CHILDHOOD growing up in Saltburn during the 1920s and 1930s certainly had an impression in George Empson.
Empson (applied information systems technology, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology, Edmonton, Canada) summarizes all the commands needed at this level of network administration.
Frank Empson, 19, was attacked outside their home when he answered the door.