He was the national bard of justice, humanity and reform, whose voice went up as a trumpet until the victory was won.
The bard will exaggerate or distort his story.
The Bard of the Dimbovitza was first published in 1891, and was soon reissued and expanded.
A plural noun is formed from the singular by i-affection: thus bardd, " bard," pl.
OLEN, a semi-legendary Greek bard and seer, and writer of hymns.
Bard Head (264 ft.), the most southerly point, is a haunt of eagles, at the foot of which is an archway called the Giant's Leg.
in the year 1147, we have the bard testifying to the supereminence of the Cid among his country's heroes: "Ipse Rodericus Mio Cid semper vocatus, De quo cantatur quod ab hostibus haud superatus, Qui domuit Mauros, comites domuit quoque nostros."
On the west side of the Bard is the Orkney Man's Cave - a great cavern with fine stalactites and a remarkable echo.
3 He praises Philetas, the veteran poet of Cos, and criticizes " the fledgelings of the Muse, who cackle against the Chian bard and find their labour lost."
TAILLEFER, the surname of a bard and warrior of the 1 i th century, whose exact name and place of birth are unknown.
Such men were Egil, the foe of Eirik Bloodaxe and the friend of lEthelstan; Kormak, the hot-headed champion; Eyvind, King Haakon's poet, called Skaldaspillir, because he copied in his dirge over that king the older and finer Eiriksmal; Gunnlaug, who sang at Ã†thelred's court, and fell at the hands of a brother bard, Hrafn; Hallfred, Olaf Tryggvason's poet, who lies in Iona by the side of Macbeth; Sighvat, Saint Olaf's henchman, most prolific of all his comrades; Thormod, Coalbrow's poet, who died singing after Sticklestad battle; Ref, Ottar the Black, Arnor the earls' poet, and, of those whose poetry was almost confined to Iceland, Gretti, Biorn the Hitdale champion, and the two model Icelandic masters, Einar Skulason and Markus the Lawman, both of the 12th century.
"An old ruynous thinge," as the Elizabethan poet Churchyard calls it even in the 16th century, it was inhabited, apparently, about 1390, by Myfanwy Fechan of the Tudor Trevor family and beloved by the bard Howel ab Einion Llygliw, whose ode to her is still extant.
The second cycle contains the epics of Finn (Fionn, Fingal) mac Cumhail, and his son Oisin (Ossian), the bard and warrior, chiefly known from the supposed Ossianic poems of Macpherson.
In the Apollo Citharoedus or Musagetes in the Vatican, he is crowned with laurel and wears the long, flowing robe of the Ionic bard, and his form is almost feminine in its fulness; in a statue at Rome of the older and more vigorous type he is naked and holds a lyre in his left hand; his right arm rests upon his head, and a griffin is seated at his side.
His story is one "Which never yet was heard in tale or song From old or modern bard, in hall or bower."
In the centre is Cadair Rhys Goch o'r Eryri, a rock named as the chair of Rhys Goch, a bard contemporary with Glendower (died traditionally, 1420).
On the other hand, the Welsh bard Aneurin states that Stonehenge existed before the time of Aurelius, whose title of Ambrosius may, as suggested by Davies, have been derived from Stonehenge.
The genuineness of these so-called translations from the works of a 3rd-century bard was immediately challenged in England, and Dr Johnson, after some local investigation, asserted (Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland, 1775) that Macpherson had only found fragments of ancient poems and stories, which he had woven into a romance of his own composition.
Merlin (Myrddin), the famous wizard, bard and warrior, perhaps an historical figure, first introduced by Geoffrey of Monmouth, originally called Ambrose from the British leader Ambrosius Aurelianus, under whom he is said to have first served.
TALIESSIN, the name of a late 6th century British bard, of whom practically nothing is known except the attribution to him of the collection of poems known as the Book of Taliessin.
Perhaps you fancy hearing Highland stories from the lips of a genuine Gaelic bard.
But speaking of the Celtic bard, I feel a little of the difficult pressing upon me.
Robert Burns, Scotland's most famous bard, drew heavily upon these songs for his poetry, as did Sir Walter Scott.
Among the translations made by "Carmen Sylva" are German versions of Pierre Loti's romance Pecheur d'Islande, and of Paul de St Victor's dramatic criticisms Les DeuxMasques (Paris,1881-1884); and in particular The Bard of the Dimbovitza, a fine English version by "Carmen Sylva" and Alma Strettell of Helene Vacarescu's collection of Rumanian folk-songs, &c., entitled Lieder aus dem Dimbovitzathal (Bonn, 1889).
As each bard of each bardic family celebrates his favourite god he is apt to make him for the moment the pre-eminent deity of all.
90) and Julius Secundus, one of the speakers in Tacitus Dialogus de Oratoribus (5; see also 9) styles him a perfect poet and most illustrious bard.
MABINOGION (plural of Welsh mabinogi, from mabinog, a bard's apprentice), the title given to the collection of eleven Welsh prose tales (from the Red Book of Hergest) published (1838) by Lady Charlotte Guest, but applied in the Red Book to four only.
The revolt against his primacy took the form of a fierce war of pamphlets, and led ultimately to the dethronement of the blind bard.
He said, "I am born a poet"; and again, writing to Carlyle, he called himself "half a bard."
His body was brought to Amesbury for interment; the funeral services were held in the open air, and conducted after the simple rites of the Friends, in the presence of a large concourse, certain of whom " spake as they were moved " in tribute to the bard.
Shortly after this event he was made head bard of Glamorgan by universal acclamation.
This is the ultimate word on Burns; a collection of every single song and poem written by Scotland's best know bard.
In the dream he saw the bard Zanzibar and believes that Zan is a traitor and caused the downfall of the city.
A warrior might perform valiant deeds, but his fame would soon vanish if he had no bard to record them for posterity.
Truly sang the bard - for May Yesterday began to reign!
bard as a flesh and blood genius.
One of the attractions is Ossian's Cave, associated with the legends of the ancient Scottish bard.
I then discovered that my name meant ' Olave ' - a druid bard.
bard's works via Matty Farrow's engine in Australia.
This last salute called forth an impromptu couplet from the gifted Bard which deserves to be immortalized.
In the poem of 1711, the bard bids defiance to " Mars.
In this state of sensory deprivation the bard would seek inspiration.
drab as a fool, aloof as a bard.
They performed their power version for Donovan at his Hertfordshire home, influencing the bard who adopted their electric fuzz for his next single.
kick off the series we thought we'd look at the London home of the bard.
Bard 20 Apr 06 15:07 May even see the kraken... .
I'm the wrong person to ask about this, being rather obsessive fan of the bard and filmic adaptations of his work.
paralyze lips of a bard, a story became an astonishing revelation, a song became a marvel of almost paralyzing beauty.
Come along and toast our national bard with five diamond drams and a haggis supper.
valiant deeds, but his fame would soon vanish if he had no bard to record them for posterity.
The exploit was celebrated by Cormacan, the king's bard, in a poem that has been printed by the Irish Archaeological Society; and a number of Murkertagh's other deeds are related in the Book of Leinster.
But the fervent patriotism, elevated style, and glowing diction of Berzsenyi soon caused him to be recognized as a truly national bard.
The chief Irish measure of 1899 was an Agricultural and Technical Instruction Act, which established a new department (see the section Economics above) with the chief secretary at its head and an elaborate system Bard of of local committees.
The bard performed his tales in reverse chronological order for dramatic effect.
The Bard will have access to many musical tunes that will give him creatures and characters with different abilities.
The Bard's Tale is a fun, single-player, action/role-playing/adventure game filled with magic, humorous dialog and narration, battles with multiple creatures and exploration of exotic lands.
You play the "Bard", a sarcastic, sharp-witted, lute-playing individual whose goals in life up to this point were only to fill his pocket with silver, his belly with food, and enjoy the company of many women.
The game begins when the Bard goes to a local tavern to try and con the barkeep for some food.
The Bard then goes to the basement only to find a gigantic rat who is more than a handful.
A mysterious stranger (who happens to be in the basement) offers the Bard training and a new tune that can conjure up a more powerful creature that will help the Bard kill the beast.
After the Bard destroys the rat and receives his reward, the helpful stranger tells him about another powerful magic song; and with promises of wealth and power, sets him on a journey that turns him into an unlikely hero.
The Bard's Tale is a fairly easy game to learn.
When you start a new game, the Bard's character statistics for Strength, Vitality, Charisma, Luck, Dexterity can be adjusted with a set number of points.
A skill is also selected to complete your Bard's character.
The only difference between the difficulty levels is the number of points the Bard will have available to him and the number of save game locations.
The most enjoyable aspect is the summoning of various creatures that the Bard will cast by playing his magic lute.
The Bard can summon one creature initially, but will eventually be able to cast up to four at a time.
You are sometimes required to make a choice on what type of verbal response the Bard will give in certain situations.
Many times, the Bard's sarcasm gets the best results, while other times it is inappropriate.
The narrator of the game will also chime in many times to tell some details of the Bard's story and make smart and insulting remarks about him throughout the game.
The Bard gains levels after accumulating a number of points achieved through combat and quest completion.
The producer of this game chose just the right people to play the Bard and Narrator.
The music played by the Bard has an Irish folk-song style.
Movie sequences can be skipped for the most part, and the Bard will make a sarcastic remark like "Next!"
The Bard's Tale is a fun, single player, action/role-playing/adventure game where you play a sarcastic, self-centered lute-playing individual who is on a personal quest for power, silver and lust.
Create your own Bard by adjusting his character stats, and picking his initial skill.
Join the Bard's perilous adventures as he becomes an unlikely hero.
Bard:Meh. I think it's just all fun and games.
Bard:Maybe the coaches and players saw the results of the simulation and, due to the power of suggestion, subconsciously attempted to mirror the results...
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He finally finds love again in the person of the young bard Stefan, before dying in a last stand that saves the kingdom from invaders.
Such men were Egil, the foe of Eirik Bloodaxe and the friend of lEthelstan; Kormak, the hot-headed champion; Eyvind, King Haakon's poet, called Skaldaspillir, because he copied in his dirge over that king the older and finer Eiriksmal; Gunnlaug, who sang at Ãƒâ€ thelred's court, and fell at the hands of a brother bard, Hrafn; Hallfred, Olaf Tryggvason's poet, who lies in Iona by the side of Macbeth; Sighvat, Saint Olaf's henchman, most prolific of all his comrades; Thormod, Coalbrow's poet, who died singing after Sticklestad battle; Ref, Ottar the Black, Arnor the earls' poet, and, of those whose poetry was almost confined to Iceland, Gretti, Biorn the Hitdale champion, and the two model Icelandic masters, Einar Skulason and Markus the Lawman, both of the 12th century.
Enjoy the humorous and malicious remarks of the Bard and the Narrator.
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