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Hengist

died ?488 ad, a leader, with his brother Horsa, of the first Jutish settlers in Britain; he is thought to have conquered Kent (?455)
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Partly authored by Barrett Browning's friend and correspondent Richard Hengist Home, the 1842 Report of the Royal Commission on Children's Employment in Mines and Factories told of the systematic exploitation and degradation of British child workers.
For her, the latter can only involve the "translation [of poetry] into a grosser form" (to Hengist Horne, June 3, 1840; BC, 4:273).
(4) Richard Hengist Home, ed., A New Spirit of the Age, 2 vols.
There are occasional inaccuracies in some of these introductions, such as the statement that "Barrett was the author" of the essays on "Tennyson, Wordsworth and Carlyle," among others, in A New Spirit of the Age, the anthology of criticism she collaborated on with Richard Hengist Home.
Thus Stone helpfully stresses Barrett Browning's affirmative remarks to radical poet Richard Hengist Home: "You know how I care for ballads--they carry so much ...
When "A Death in the Bush," based on the poet's early loss of his father, won a literary competition in 1868 it was declared by the judge (Richard Hengist Home) to be "worthy of comparison with some of the finest parts of Wordsworth's Excursion"(Reed, p.
Noting the "significant gaps" in EBB scholarship created by the focus on feminist issues, he rightly points out that careful analyses of her experiments with "rhyme, sound and form have been wanting," particularly given the copious evidence in her correspondence with Richard Hengist Horne and others that the rhymes many attributed to carelessness were in fact the result of deliberate attempts to expand poetic possibilities.
Named after the 5th century legends of the Anglo-Saxon conquerors of Britain, Hengist and Horsa, the aircraft's maiden flight was on 11 September 1931, initially carrying mail between London and South Africa, but seven months later becoming a passenger route, ferrying 24 people at a time on the ten-day flight.
On 7th August the battalion entrained at Proven for Hengist and proceeded by bus to Gentelle Wood and on 10th and 11th August supported a major attack in the Battle of Amiens.
Elsewhere, 15 million trees were uprooted and Sealink cross-channel ferry the MV Hengist was blown ashore at Folkestone.
Request for quotation for an archaeological evaluation of land proposed for the development of a new railway station, thanet parkway on land to south of the a299 hengist way and east of a256 richborough way and cottington road, cliffsend, ramsgate, thanet
David Mulligan, 26, of Hengist Street, Gorton, and Steven Hindley, 27, of Rhyl, will be sentenced later after being convicted of conspiracy to supply heroin.