Absolon

Absolon

vain, officious parish clerk. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales, “Miller’s Tale”]
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Nicholas's ability to communicate on a cruder level is also juxtaposed with Absolon's inability to do the same.
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Peter Absolon, secretary of the Pembrokeshire Rail Travellers' Association, said the first couple of hours of long-distance journeys from Pembrokeshire were spent on local trains, which are operated by Arriva Trains Wales (ATW) until KeolisAmey takes over in October.
This sighted vagina partakes of an old comparative: we see it, for example, as a culminant observation in Geoffrey Chaucer's "The Miller's Tale," when the summary of Alisoun's relatively empowering experiences includes the line "And Absolon hath kist hir nether ye." In that case the nether eye is part of a skewering of the men bent on having sex with Alisoun.
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Nurse outcomes include forgetfulness, losing things, anger, edginess, insomnia, depression, apathy, poor job morale and performance, increased sick calls, and leaving the profession (Absolon & Krueger, 2009).
(138) See Kathleen E Absolon (Minogiizhigokwe), Kaandossiwin: How We Come to Know (Halifax: Fernwood, 2011) at 167-68.
In 'The Miller's Tale', Chaucer describes jolly Absolon's penchant for playing the role of Herod in what we would call the mystery plays: 'Sometime to shew his lightnesse and maistrie / He plaieth Herode on a scaffold hie'.
John's house has three main spaces where the action happens: Nicholas's room where he predicts the so-called flood, the middle floor within which is the room where Alisoun is sexually active with Nicholas and John; and the outside or street scene before Alisoun's window where Absolon kisses Alisoun's bottom.
Benson (Oxford: OUP, 2008), when Alisoun offers her suitor Absolon a kiss while in bed with her lover "hende Nicholas": "And at the window out she putte hir hole, / And Absolon, hym fil no bet ne wcrs, / But with his mouth he kiste her naked crs (3733-735).
visited by the vengeful Absolon in the middle of the night.
Having dominated Performance Racing for most of the week, Hamilton Island based Bruce Absolon's V060 Spirit of the Maid came ever so close to taking out the division.