Yorick


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Yorick

jester in the court of Denmark. [Br. Lit.: Hamlet]
See: Clowns
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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This is a London boot, eh?' 'That, sir,' I replied, 'is a London boot.' He mused over it again, after the manner of Hamlet with Yorick's skull; nodded his head, as who should say, 'I pity the Institutions that led to the production of this boot!'; rose; put up his pencil, notes, and paper - glancing at himself in the glass, all the time - put on his hat - drew on his gloves very slowly; and finally walked out.
Then he took a skull and held it in his hand, and looked reflectively upon it, after the manner of the grave-digger when he discourses of Yorick.
There were occasions when in looking at him she was involuntarily moved to shake her head, as who would say, 'Alas, poor Yorick!' After allowing herself to be betrayed into these evidences of emotion, she would force a lambent brightness, and would be fitfully cheerful, and would say, 'You have still good spirits, sir, I am thankful to find;' and would appear to hail it as a blessed dispensation that Mr.
But they have something to say, likewise, of the Harmonic Meeting at the Sol's Arms, where the sound of the piano through the partly opened windows jingles out into the court, and where Little Swills, after keeping the lovers of harmony in a roar like a very Yorick, may now be heard taking the gruff line in a concerted piece and sentimentally adjuring his friends and patrons to "Listen, listen, listen, tew the wa-ter fall!" Mrs.
A starting five featuring fast emerging forward Tom Sherlock and veteran showman Tony Dorsey rapidly gained control of the paint but Team GB swingman Yorick Williams drained two early threes to keep the Riders in touch.
After a missed three-pointer by Yorick Williams, Brighton rebounded the ball and lobbed it forward for Jerry Williams to slam home right on the buzzer.
But one familiar face that may not be back at Aston Villa next season is that of Yorick Williams.
Andy Betts provided a herculean effort with 31 points and eight rebounds while Yorick Williams emerged as a key contributor on offence with 16 points, including four three-pointers from eight attempts.
Denice, 22, Kim, 26, Roy, 25 and Yorick, 23, first hit the charts back in 1997.
Yorick Williams trimmed the lead to three with 16 seconds to go but a further 14 ticks ran off the clock before Bullets could send Lions to the foul line.
Birmingham Bullets won 115-74 at home to Essex & Herts Leopards in the BBL Trophy but lost Yorick Williams in the second quarter following an incident which also resulted in Leopards' Laurent Irish being disqualified from the game.
Refiloe Lethunya and Julius Joseph led the England scorers during Saturday's defeat with 18 points each, while Yorick Williams chalked up 15 and Junior Williams added 14.