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7) What Sidney calls an "[o]verfaint quietness" that strips "idle England's" virtue and honor (Worden 61) also softens England like "effeminate silkes" (A Larum for London).
Flynn is the fashionable young London-based folk musician and Shakespearean actor who is causing a stir with his debut album, A Larum.
Like findings in Larum and Beggs (1989) and Lewis and Koshy (1999), the results suggest that the decline in full-time job opportunities for teenagers was the main determinant of increased school retention.
Nu we sceolan onherian Marian paere pe smerede Haelendes fet, & mid hire loccum drygde; paet is ponne, paet we sceolan god weorc wyricean, & rihtlice libban, ponne fylge we Dryhtnes swaepe, paet is gif we opre men teala laerap, & hie be urum larum rihtlice for Gode libbalp, ponne bringe we Drihtne swetne stenc on urum daedum & larum.
Naefre hio heofonum hran, ne to helle mot, ac hio sceal wideferh wuldorcyninges larum lifgan.
of the Samnite Palaestra as a temple of Heracles (73-5), of the Oplontis villa as a sanatorium/hotel (180-3), of the Villa Imperiale as a series of dining rooms (218-20: surely this must be right), and of the reputed Sacellum larum publicorum as a public library (273-5: this I can in no way accept).
In the lurid play based on Gascoigne's pamphlet, A Larum for London or The Siedge of Antwerpe, printed 1602 and assigned to the Lord Chamberlain's men on the title page, Champaigne, the Governor of the city, demands to know 'Where are the Switzers should supply the Trenches?
We thank Mike Chapman, David Stemper, and Mark Larum for assisting in analyses.
Gordon Larum, purchasing agent, said "It's practically unheard of to use this type of stock for labels because it is a fine writing paper, but we felt it added elegance to the finished label.
The EMG Model works," said Peter Larum - Manager of Sponsorship & Marketing for the event.