Dunstan


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Dunstan

Saint. ?909--988 ad, English prelate and statesman; archbishop of Canterbury (959--988). He revived monasticism in England on Benedictine lines and promoted education. Feast day: May 19
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Make your tender heart easy," said Dunstan, opening the door.
With that, Dunstan slammed the door behind him, and left Godfrey to that bitter rumination on his personal circumstances which was now unbroken from day to day save by the excitement of sporting, drinking, card-playing, or the rarer and less oblivious pleasure of seeing Miss Nancy Lammeter.
He had long known that the delusion was partly due to a trap laid for him by Dunstan, who saw in his brother's degrading marriage the means of gratifying at once his jealous hate and his cupidity.
One of those fits of yearning was on him now, and it would have been strong enough to have persuaded him to trust Wildfire to Dunstan rather than disappoint the yearning, even if he had not had another reason for his disinclination towards the morrow's hunt.
While they were in sight of those at the inn, the brothers walked their horses soberly, not caring to make ill matters worse by seeming to run away from Little John, for they could not but think how it would sound in folks' ears when they heard how the brethren of Fountain Abbey scampered away from a strolling friar, like the Ugly One, when the blessed Saint Dunstan loosed his nose from the red-hot tongs where he had held it fast; but when they had crossed the crest of the hill and the inn was lost to sight, quoth the fat Brother to the thin Brother, "Brother Ambrose, had we not better mend our pace?
Get both of you down straightway from off your horses, and we will kneel here in the middle of the crossroads and pray the blessed Saint Dunstan to send us some money to carry us on our journey.
Then Little John began to beseech Saint Dunstan for money, which he did in a great loud voice.
Then straightway he began calling on Saint Dunstan again, somewhat in this wise: "O gracious Saint Dunstan
Being holy men, I trust that ye would not belie your word so pledged, therefore I know the good Saint Dunstan hath sent this in answer to my prayers.
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Magistrates heard that the victim, Joe Dunstan, had been at the bar having a drink after watching football.
Marie Segar will take over Melling Manor from Dunstan Low, who ran a PS2-a-ticket prize draw for the 18th century, six-bedroom home after struggling to find a buyer.