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Britomart

embodiment of purity. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]

Britomart

waits many years for true love, Artegall. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]
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Travel times from Puhinui Station to Auckland Airport will be 10 minutes in priority lanes; 22 minutes to Manukau; and 46 minutes to Britomart Station.
InterContinental Auckland will benefit from convenient access to corporate and leisure demand generators including, the New Zealand International Convention Centre, Viaduct Harbour, Britomart precinct, Wynyard Quarter, Vector Arena, the international cruise ship terminal, Sky City and Sky City Casino.
The 16-acre waterfront development Britomart, wedged between the harbour and the Central Business District, or CBD, mixes historic and new buildings that are
The 16-acre waterfront development Britomart, wedged between the harbor and the Central Business District, or C.B.D., mixes historic and new buildings that are rapidly filling with upscale tenants.
The oblique character of this hypothetical homage, however, does not invalidate the present argument, just as the fact that Britomart, knight of Chastity, eventually marries Artegall and bears children does not preclude the possibility of seeing Britomart's chastity as a homage to Elizabeth in Edmund Spenser's The Faerie Queene (1590-96).
Charles, a graduate of the King's Inns in Dublin and a member of the Protestant Church of Ireland, arrived in Sydney from England with other free settlers aboard the barque Britomart on 8 March 1822.
One such incident took place on 28 July 1890, when the British gunboat HMS Britomart was employed in the service of a civilian dispute.
4 minesweepers: Bramble, Britomart, Leda, Salamander
Press, 1993), 9, 78-79, 98; and Joseph Parry, "Petrarch's Mourning, Spenser's Scudamour, and Britomart's Gift of Death," Comparative Literature Studies 42 (2005): 26-28, 31.
The fact that Scudamour does not prevent this act and is unable to rescue her, requiring instead the intervention of the chaste lady knight Britomart, belies some defect in him and the character of his love.
Sometimes blood results from a violent execution, as in the case of the Amazon Radigund (V, VII, 34), but more often falls as drops caused by specific aggression: such is the case of Amoret's s blood in the above-quoted fragment, or of the wound that Britomart receives from Busirane's knife in that same episode (III, XII, 33), or again of Britomart's first wound, caused by the blade of Gardante (III, I, 65).