Amoret


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Amoret (Amoretta)

typical of female loveliness. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene, Brewer Dictionary, 30]

Amoret

Sir Scudamore’s wife; loving and ever-devoted. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]
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Lucrece, like Spenser's wandering Amoret, becomes a literal victim of Petrarchan rhetoric.
Jane's isolation and unhappiness in marriage and Mark's dereliction of his role as husband parallel the situation of Amoret and Scudamour in Books III and IV of The Faerie Queene.
Busirane professes to love Amoret, and seeks to bind her to his wishes through his violent magic.
It is Scudamore's task, not hers, to free Amoret from the enchanter Busirane.
Take Amoret Whitaker's job as a forensic entomologist - she plucks maggots and other insects off dead bodies at crime scenes and uses them to assess time of death.
Amoret Bancshares Inc, a Butler, Missouri-based bank holding company, has signed an agreement with the Federal Reserve on Monday released agreeing not to pay dividends or incur debt without approval from the Fed.
In 'Providential Love and Suffering in The Faerie Queene, Book III', Jason Gleckman usefully connects the anguish of feminine characters like Amoret and Britomart to codes of Protestant providentialism that attempt to resolve sexual desire, love melancholy, and the companionate marriage.
Among the topics: fundamental modes of thought, imagination, and sensibility in Spenser's poetry; temperance in the Bower of Bliss and Diana's Grove at Nonsuch; poetry and politics in "Muiopotmos"; Amoret's heart viewed symbolically as the seat of emotions; chastity in The Faerie Queene; the meaning of "E.K."; and the 16th-century farmer and bibliophile Henry Gurney, among other topics.
Spenser added the language of fraud and conveyancing to the images of magic in the story of Amoret and Scudamore in the 1596 edition of The Faerie Queene--thereby changing "Amoret's story from a mystical conception of marriage to a problem of fraudulent conveyances used to defeat purchasers" (79).
Amoret Dee Clarke, aged 21, of Langdale Avenue, Holbrooks, Coventry, driving with excess alcohol, fined pounds 150, banned from driving for one year and a drink drive course accepted.
To argue that Shakespeare's quarto playbooks should no longer be approached exclusively as nonliterary scripts intended only to be performed and understood in the theater, Erne presents a juxtaposition of two thematically related excerpts (one from a stanza of the then recognized literary masterpiece "The Faerie Queene [4.5.35] which describes the blacksmith Care, forger of 'vnquiet thoughts' which invade the mind of Scudamor after Ate makes him suspect the loyalty of Britomart and Amoret" and the other from "part of the Friar's moralizing admonitions to the male protagonist in Romeo and Juliet [2.2.35-38]") gathered in the literary anthology England's Parnassus, or, The choycest flowers of our moderne poets (Erne 17), printed as early as 1600.