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Henryson

Robert. ?1430--?1506, Scottish poet. His works include Testament of Cresseid (1593), a sequel to Chaucer's Troilus and Cressida, the 13 Moral Fables of Esope the Phrygian, and the pastoral dialogue Robene and Makyne
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Social commentary finds its most celebrated expression in Piers Plowman, but is also there in proverbial lore and the fables of Henryson, for example, and it can also be traced indirectly in 'folklaw', promises, oaths, and the like, and in social memory--in so far as these things can be traced from the surviving, written evidence.
It places the trumpeter with violinists Nils Okland and Gjermund Larsen (both, crucially, play the earthier sounding Hardanger fiddle in addition to regular violin), cellist Svante Henryson and double bassist Mats Eilertsen.
The topics include a historical study of voice onset time in received pronunciation, the origin and function of the grapheme combination qu in English, words denoting kingdom in Layamon's Brut, female animals in fables by Robert Henryson and Biernat of Lublin, a synopsis of the main approaches to semantic change in linguistics through the 19th and 20th centuries, and the linguistic situation in Kenya according to Labov's social factors.
17) Yet it seems that the ballat was equally dependent on words: the poets Dunbar and Henryson both refer to some of their works as ballats, especially those with a narrative focus.
Indeed, it is perhaps Henryson more than Burns that Baxter has in his eye at this stage of the poem.
Lazard served as financial advisor and Herb Henryson as legal counsel to Kiss My Face Corp.
The range would give UK consumers access to meats previously only available in a limited number of specialist shops, said distributor Henryson Foods International.
KG of Bremervorde, Germany, plans to introduce a range of premium frozen meat products, including ready-to-cook venison, wild boar and lamb, to the United Kingdom market, through Henryson Foods International.
The product portfolio is being distributed in the UK by Hugh Shallcross of Henryson Foods International.
Many notable authors of medieval Britain--John Gower, William Langland, Robert Henryson, Thomas Hoccleve--are mentioned only in passing, if at all.
Instead of looking to Juvenal and Horace as models for satire as did Pope, Dryden, and later Byron, Robert Bums turned to Scottish writers, including Robert Henryson and William Dunbar, and inherited a distinctly Scottish verse form for his satiric poetry--the so-called "Habbie Stanza," also known as the "Bums Stanza," originally named after the early eighteenth-century Scottish mock elegy, "Habbie Simson" (Watson 106-7).
Nonetheless, Morgan's identification of Troilus motifs in numerous later texts makes this a pleasurable read: references are made not just to other texts in the Chaucerian canon and Henryson (although more on the Testament would have been welcome), but also, among others, to Austen, George Eliot, Wilde, and David Lean's Brief Encounter.