Robin Sentence Examples
They saw the mother robin flying about, and crying to her mate.
Of song birds the favourites are the robin, thrushes, bobolink, oriole, chickadee, meadow-lark, cat-bird, bluebird, wrens and warblers.
I heard a robin in the distance, the first I had heard for many a thousand years, methought, whose note I shall not forget for many a thousand more--the same sweet and powerful song as of yore.
The oldest mention of Robin Hood at present known occurs in the second edition - what is called the B text - of Piers the Plowman, the date of which is about 1377.
In the rolls of parliament of 1437 mention is made of Piers Venables, a robber who took to the woods "like as it had been Robin Hood and his meyne."Advertisement
A phÅ“be soon built in my shed, and a robin for protection in a pine which grew against the house.
The Oregon robin (Merula naevia) and the Oregon snowbird (Junco Oregonus) are common in Oregon and northward.
The rebellion was headed by well-known adherents of the earl, and the nickname of Robin of Redesdale seems to have covered the personality of his kinsman Sir John Conyers.
They form, with the exception of Henryson's Robin and Makyn, the earliest examples of the English pastoral.
Robin Hood and the Monk and Guy of Gisborne are perhaps the best.Advertisement
Of the ballads themselves, Robin Hood and the Monk is possibly as old as the reign of Edward II.
His first experiment in treason was Rising of the so-called rising of Robin of Redesdale, which Robin of was ostensibly an armed protest by the gentry and Redes- commons of Yorkshire against the maladministration dale, of the realm by the kings favoriteshis wifes relatives, and the courtiers whom he had lately promoted to high rank and office.
They include, however, the snipe and military starling, which on account of its scarlet breast is locally known as the robin.
There are many insectivorous birds; among the song birds are the hermit thrush, the wood thrush, the Wilson's thrush, the brown thrasher, the bobolink, the catbird, the oven bird, the house wren, the song sparrow, the fox sparrow, the vesper sparrow, the white-throated sparrow (Peabody bird), the goldfinch and the robin.
In 1905 an art pottery was established for making "crystal patina" and "robin's egg blue" wares, in imitation, to a certain extent, of old oriental pottery, and Clifton India ware, in imitation of pottery made by the American Indians.Advertisement
The song-birds are well represented in the hermit thrush, wood thrush, Wilson's thrush (or veery), brown thrasher, robin, blue bird, bobolink, meadow lark, gold finch, &c. Among the game birds are the ruffed grouse (partridge), quail, prairie hen and wild turkey.
Swift, in his reply, abused him for his want of manners in giving a gentleman the lie, answered his arguments seriatim, and declared that the evidence of the publication of another almanac was wholly irrelevant, "for Gadbury, Poor Robin, Dove and Way do yearly publish their almanacs, though several of them have been dead since before the Revolution."
Among the birds of the island are the eagle, hawk, petrel, owl, finch, peewit, diamond bird, fire-tail, robin, emu-wren, crow, swallow, magpie, blackcap, goatsucker, quail, ground dove, parrot, lark, mountain thrush, cuckoo, wattlebird, whistling duck, honeybird, Cape Barren goose, penguin duck, waterhen, snipe, albatross and laughing jackass.
Among game-birds there are a few wild turkeys, wild geese and bob-white (locally " partridge "), and greater numbers of grouse and various ducks; among song-birds the robin, bluebird and mocking-bird are common; and there are also woodpeckers, whippoorwills, blackbirds, hawks, owls, crows and buzzards.
He was the Robin Hood of Literature, stealing from the education paid for by the rich and giving to the poor who lacked the skills and resources to complete their homework.Advertisement
It's at times like this I lament the loss of people like Robin Cook.
Robin is not anti English or anti any nationality.
A Robin Hood festival takes place each summer, offering the spectacle of jousting, archery and falconry.
Damper areas support species such as meadowsweet, ragged robin, water avens, lady's mantle and meadow fescue.
This is why Robin Hood and all the social bandits who succeeded him were so popular.Advertisement
The herbaceous composition predominantly consists of marsh bedstraw, meadowsweet and ragged robin.
These medium-sized mill towns breed a sordid viciousness which makes gangsters seem as benign as Robin Hood and the East Side a cultural paradise.
Robin has promised a drink of your choice for the first bittern sighting, so I'll be watching.
Contents Winter Clouded with snow The bleak winds blow, And shrill on leafless bough The robin with its burning breast Alone sings now.
On their return Madge dispatched Daisy to her bed with a mug of hot cocoa, whither Robin followed twenty minutes later.
Bob and I also concocted various reader participation stories such as " Who Killed Cockney Robin?
Tony Blair and Robin Cook have underlined that the white paper is genuinely consultative.
The contract team is lead by Robin Widdison from Durham, an experienced first generation courseware developer.
Oh, my child, then, in your gratitude, throw a few crumbs to the poor little robin redbreast!
Robin Cook was instructed by Blair to sell weapons to the genocidal rulers of Indonesia and then demoted.
Robin Tennant, Glasgow During the 1970s a Sun cartoonist depicted striking workers as greedy, grasping, lazy, selfish and brainless.
Ian had the wrong diff in, but couldn't be bothered to change it, whilst Robin was feeling his way back in.
Sir Robin ably and disarmingly referred to his own disinclination to be a public speaker.
Even war wobblers Clare Short and Robin Cook were run by the damning proof contained in the 50-page dossier.
Service technician Lewis Jackson, of Robin Hood Watersports, believes regular servicing often proves more economical than repair following a breakdown.
When he gets even more excitable he reminds you of Robin Williams.
While Walter cut firewood, Robin and Roy cleared away the snow, using their snow-shoes as shovels, and prepared their meal.
And thanks to Robin for also flagging up Polly's piece and our petition this morning.
The marshy areas of these fields stand out with colorful flag iris, ragged robin and water forget-me-nots.
As Robin says, how many of those INS detainees were held as a result of this, or some less deliberate bureaucratic foul-up?
The format was to play two foursomes and five singles on each day of a round robin play off.
Robin Hopper had seen two parties of 10 whimbrel on Cayton Carr along with a single black-tailed godwit.
The much loved wife of Dan, devoted mother of Michael and Robin, and dearest grandmother of Jonathan and Emma.
Robin is a " motivational guru " and speaks at a variety of international business conferences.
Wounded healers tend to talk intrusively about their own problems in the consulting room - like Robin Williams in " Good Will Hunting " .
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The Robin is often present mostly taking leftovers from the ground.
For every Pulp Fiction, Gattaca and dangerous liaisons there is a Batman & Robin or Avengers that drags her back to square one.
Our earliest historical records of Robin Hood are in the old minstrels ' songs, which have been passed down as poetry.
Robin Oake has found the grace to forgive, Kamel Bourgass, his son's alleged murderer.
Like a Scottish Robin Hood, Rob Roy hid in the hills and led raids against Montrose and other nobles.
Veteran Hollywood screenwriter Robin Swicord does a superb job of adapting Arthur Golden's bestselling novel to the big screen.
Vital Signs by Robin Blackledge assisted by Gerrard Martin 24 installations, including mirrors and flames creating optical illusions.
He returned and I noticed he was wearing the white jacket with brown pinstripes Robin Williams wore in The Fisher King.
Robin sprayed the bare metal with 2K etch primer.
The event was judged by Professor Steve Beaumont and Professor Robin Leake, and the prize was an engraved silver quaich.
I got my ex racehorse, Robin in december.
Look too for other marsh-loving flowers such as foamy white meadowsweet and bright pink ragged robin.
The lady put a tame robin redbreast under a dish on the table.
Robin Weiss stressed that virus adaptation or recombination with other retroviruses in the new host cannot be dismissed.
When you hear a robin singing you stop what you're doing and listen.
He peered into the box and saw a robin staring back at him!
The schools played a round robin in two groups to decide the semi-finalists.
Another sign of the advancing season is the ragged robin.
My friend often refers to ` the red robin visiting ` .
The photo of the European robin is copyright CRS Photography.
Especially pleased was the little robin who enjoyed the music, company and crumbs so much he refused to leave!
The groups of three were played on a round robin basis with all frames being played in the first two matches.
In desperation Lambeau turns to his old college roommate, Sean (Robin Williams ).
The intention was to sail a double round robin for each league which would give the competitors more balanced competition.
Employers hate irrelevant information so never send a round robin CV.
The event is a double round robin Association Rules singles competition.
Each will sail a single round robin with the top three from each advancing to the Quarterfinal Round.
Due to the tough conditions and failing light, the first round robin could not be completed by close of play on Saturday.
It was exactly the start they were looking for in their opening round robin game.
Tom Wiley 2340 in a 10 player round robin scored 4.5/9 for a 2335 performance.
Cartoon Robin Costume S Where would Batman be without his ' Ward ' and faithful sidekick, Robin?
Only Robin is missing, the younger sidekick is hard to being to the new film genre where humor is used only sparingly.
On damper grasslands surrounding the lower pond cowslip, ladies smock & ragged robin occur.
Who would have thought the guardians of Robin Cook's ethical foreign policy would have become the standard-bearers for an illegal war in Iraq?
Robin claims to be the world's oldest complete steamship.
Robin Rhode uses photography, video and performance to explore the expression of territory, pride and respect in graffiti subcultures.
Richmond An affluent suburb in South West London where Robin Dunstan lived with his parents.
This week's writer, Robin Mukherjee, draws his main plot from the sensitive issue of child labor in an Asian sweatshop.
Robin Boyd Committee Member Robin became involved with steps when his child was found to have talipes.
A moving tribute was paid by BBC program editor James MacAlpine to popular BBC producer Robin Jackman, who died earlier this year.
The third member of our team was English pole lathe bowl turner Robin Wood.
Napoleon is a drunken runt obsessed with height and Robin Hood is an upper-class twit who hasn't a clue about poor people.
Emma also placed second in the Grand Prix, overhauling Donald McIntosh in the final, while Robin Law's lead remained unassailable.
Margaret Thatcher's assistant, Robin Harris, is strangely unwilling to express a view on the Croatian situation.
To organize study visits for groups please contact Mr Robin Harvey.
Robin Brechin owned the dental practice, the Hollies on Alexandra Parade, and was equally well-known.
Robin Hood had a suicidal wind screen wiper which threw itself around the wing mirror.
April 20, 1778 Robin Hood ' Whether it would be politically wise to declare war against France, without first declaring America independent?
But after a short rain break the spinning fingers of Robin Fisher again wreaked havoc.
Hon. Robin Cook was unveiled yesterday by the Speaker, Rt.
This major was notorious as "Robin the Devil," and his story is told in Scott's Rokeby.
In Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire a host of place-names testify to the popularity of the Robin Hood legend - Robin Hood's Bay, Robin Hood's Cave, Robin Hood's Chase, Robin Hood's Cup (a well), Robin Hood's Chair, Robin Hood's Pricks, and many more.
At the conclusion of the war, while the troops were still in camp in the South, Mr Roosevelt joined in a "round robin" of protest against the mismanagement in the War Department, which had resulted in widespread suffering among the troops from wretched food and bad sanitary arrangements.
I wish you could be here to play three little squirrels, and two gentle doves, and to make a pretty nest for a dear little robin.
The robin's eggs are green.
Our robin 's nest has been busy and Malcolm has been trying to find a way of recording the activity around it.
When you hear a robin singing you stop what you 're doing and listen.
He peered into the box and saw a robin staring back at him !
My friend often refers to ` the red robin visiting `.
Especially pleased was the little robin who enjoyed the music, company and crumbs so much he refused to leave !
The Grand Finale came on Saturday starting with a round robin fun tennis tournament.
The day began at 1pm with the sun beating down and mixed doubles teams took part in a round robin competition.
This took the round robin format, 1 game to 15.
In desperation Lambeau turns to his old college roommate, Sean (Robin Williams).
Matches will be played as before on a ' round robin ' basis with group winners playing semi-finals and final.
He played in his first world championship in Australian in 1970 not getting beyond the round robin stage.
Once all 96 teams are booked in the draw will be done for the round robin section of the event.
We only wanted to do it as a Robin Hood type of thing. ' The singer shudders at the memory.
Other songsters included BLACKBIRD, GREENFINCH, WREN and ROBIN.
Who would have thought the guardians of Robin Cook 's ethical foreign policy would have become the standard-bearers for an illegal war in Iraq?
Robin claims to be the world 's oldest complete steamship.
Robin of Sherwood So I strolled across to the throng of travelers debating Bored of the Rings.
The horse master was Steve Dent, the stunt coordinator Marc Boyle, both of whom worked on Robin of Sherwood.
The Robin was seen to visit the sunflower feeder.
This week 's writer, Robin Mukherjee, draws his main plot from the sensitive issue of child labor in an Asian sweatshop.
Coal tit eating from a bird feeder Blue tit A robin giving you a hard stare !
March 25, 1776 Robin Hood ' Whether triennial Parliaments are not preferable to any other mode?
In wetter areas, tufted hair-grass, ragged robin and meadow sweet are common.
Napoleon is a drunken runt obsessed with height and Robin Hood is an upper-class twit who has n't a clue about poor people.
Emma also placed second in the Grand Prix, overhauling Donald McIntosh in the final, while Robin Law 's lead remained unassailable.
I guess we should take it that Robin Stacey is a touch unhappy with the situation....
Margaret Thatcher 's assistant, Robin Harris, is strangely unwilling to express a view on the Croatian situation.
One is of the yeoman 's son of a Saxon village Thane, as was Michael 's Robin.
Robin Wilson, the CEO of New York based Robin Wilson Home, one of the nation's leading modern lifestyle and renovation companies, has kindly offered some great tips and advice on the topic of baby nurseries.
As a member of a fourth generation real estate family from Texas, Robin has been influenced by architecture.
Robin Wilson has been featured in the O at Home magazine (Spring 2006 and Fall 2005), ABC-News, New York Sun, Corcoran Newsletter and Crain's New York.
Robin Wilson Home has completed projects for expectant mothers and those who want to create child-friendly playrooms.
Most importantly, the COO of Robin Wilson Home is a working mother of three young children, including a toddler.
In Feb. 2007, Robin Wilson Home was featured on WHDH-TV, Boston to handle a bedroom makeover for a family with a newborn.
See our Website at Robin Wilson Home and sign up for our free monthly newsletter for home and family-oriented tips.
Red Robin offers a $5 bonus buck reward card with the purchase of a $25 gift card.
Highlights of the house include the wood-paneled dining room, the second floor art gallery, and the Duchess' (Gould's daughter) bedroom with its robin's egg blue vaulted ceiling.
Blue is restive and can be a deep dark midnight blue or a soft robin's eggshell blue with all the hues in between.
On the light end of the spectrum, there is the bright but light Robin's Egg and the cool and gray-hinted Wedgewood.
The original Slice is a robin egg blue, perfect for adding a soft touch to your craft space.
Cover the entire top of your cake, and then place robin's eggs, chocolate bunnies and other Easter candies on the grass to fill your basket.
Dr. Phil has been married to Robin Jameson since 1976.
Robin Leach, of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, will host.
He also starred in numerous films including Gladiator, A Beautiful Mind, Cinderella Man and Robin Hood.
August Rush (2007) - This film is set to be released on November 21, 2007 and stars Keri Russell, Robin Williams and Freddie Highmore.
Bale originally auditioned for the role of Robin in Batman Forever, but Chris O'Donnell was cast instead.
It seems talk turned into action as Brit, dad Jamie, Mel and his wife Robin flew south via private jet to the Latin American country of Costa Rica.
Other celebs you may or may not recognize at first glance include Pamela Anderson, Sharon Stone, Leonardo DiCaprio, Snoop Dogg, Robin Williams, Madonna, Fergie from the Black Eyed Peas, Eminem and Cher.
Sexy Robin - For all the Batman lover out there, this is the costume for you!
You could get movie licensed games like Batman and Robin and even a Formula One racer.
While the first Mortal Kombat movie obtained great authenticity following the storylines of the game, Annihilation decided to change the entire cast except for Robin Shou (Liu Kang) and Talisa Soto (Kitana).
Hansen, Robin L., et al. "Comparing the Health Status of Low-Income Children in and out of Foster Care."
This condition is called Pierre Robin sequence.
Natalie Portman, Robin Williams, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Gary Grant, and Frank Sinatra are some of the many famous only children.
Janine Robin is a half-century old brand that is very popular in France.
Specifically, from Janine Robin, and you can get a list of their stores on the site.
Robin Piccone - This is a high-end swimwear designer that crafts suits to fit a woman's figure flawlessly less.
Many restaurants such as Red Robin and Boston Market post disclaimers on their websites regarding allergens.
For example, take a notebook with you to a restaurant and holding a writing round robin while waiting for your food.
Robin Williams won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, and the movie's screenwriters, Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, won an award for Best Writing.
Goodfellas (1990) – The quintessential Mafia film had some steep competition that year, including The Godfather Part III, Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore in Ghost, and Robin Williams' Awakenings.
As he fights crime in Gotham City with Robin's help, he wears the bat costume.
Springfield's character agreed to return to the show after being persuaded to do so by Dr, Robin Scorpio, played by actress Kimberly Anne McCullough, who requested his assistance with a difficult case.
In soap opera like fashion, Patrick and Robin begin dating, and Springfield's character got involved with Robin's mother, the beautiful Anna Devane (played by Finola Hughes).
Fans can keep a finger on the pulse of certain storylines on GH by visiting Robin's Daily Dose.
The blog began in the mid-90s during the height of Robin and Stone's relationship and is still a popular site more than two decades later.
The blog's unique appeal began with the fact that it allowed viewers to follow Robin's internal dialogue as she struggled with love, death, HIV and later her medical profession and love.
Robin Scorpio is a legacy character, the daughter of Robert Scorpio (former WSB Agent and Police Commissioner) and Anna Devane (former double agent, police commissioner).
Actress Kimberly McCullough began playing the role of Robin in 1985 at the age of seven and literally grew up on the canvas, maturing to a young woman.
She left the show in 1997, returning for brief stints before taking up permanent residence in Port Charles as Doctor Robin Scorpio in October 2005.
For fans of Robin Scorpio, this can mean the difference between tuning in and tuning out.
If Robin appears in the preview, fans of hers are more inclined to tune in the next day.
The return of fan favorite Robin Scorpio to General Hospital after several years away along with the recasting of Lucky Spencer (Jonathon Jackson's Lucky 'perished in a fire' and returned first as Jacob Young and later as Greg Vaughn).
McCullough's portrayal of H,I.V. positive Robin Scorpio was a landmark for a daytime soap opera because she continues 'live' with the condition, pursuing her goals and romantic dreams.
The Scorpios - Robert Scorpio and his former wife Anna Devane share a daughter Robin, who is currently a physician on the modern GH.
Mac Scorpio (Chief of Police) also raised Robin after her parents 'death' as well as the Jones girls (Maxie and Georgie) with Felicia Jones after Frisco abandoned them to work with WSB.
Robin Scorpio's love affair with Stone Cates led to her H.I.V. infection.
The subsequent death of Stone and Robin's struggle to live with her condition are remarkable storylines that ripple into the modern day as Robin, living with the disease for more than a decade now prepares to give birth to a child.
The modern day GH is gradually returning to the hospital setting, with attention being focused on characters like Doctor Robin Scorpio, nurse Elizabeth Webber, Doctors Patrick and Noah Drake and Doctor Monica Quartermaine.
In the 1970s, she starred in Sid and Marty Kroft's Electra Woman and Dyna-Girl, a tongue in cheek lampoon of the 60s Batman and Robin television show.
The central families shifted over the 35 year history of the program, but Rachel Davis (then played by One Life to Live's Robin Strasser and later by Victoria Wyndham) remained a central figure on the show and in many storylines.
For example, on February 5, 2003, Anna Devane (played by Finola Hughes) returned to Pine Valley without her daughter Robin (played by Kimberly McCullough).
The series boasted many familiar faces from soap operas past and present including Marcy Walker, A Martinez, Nancy Grahn, Gordon Thompson, Robin Wright Penn, Justin Deas, Sydney Penny, Kim Zimmer, Lane Davies and Robin Mattson.
When you open the cover you can see Batman and Robin on the dial.
For more great costume ideas, check out Robin's Homemade Halloween Costumes.
Beadlust shows how blogger Robin hand paints fabric with dye.
Celebrities from Beyonce Knowles to Robin Quivers have credited the Lemonade Diet with helping them lose weight.
The original group was formed in 1995 by Robin Antin and Christina Applegate as a burlesque group.
Bryan Adams penned his swooning love song for the soundtrack to Robin Hood in the 90s, and it became a radio staple.
The show was recorded in Las Vegas and hosted by Robin Leach.
There have been several recent attempts to bring Asimov's robots to the big screen, notably in Robin Williams' Bicentennial Man, and Will Smith's I, Robot, but thus far, the definitive Asimovian robot movie remains elusive.
Robin Hobb's three series of books set in the Six Duchies and Bingtown presents probably the most confusing picture of dragonkind ever in fantasy literature.
Somewhere there is a plot in all of that, what it is exactly is unknown, but rest assured there is trouble for Batman, Robin, Batgirl and Gotham and the heroes will have to fight the villains to save the day.
Laughable is Batgirl and as far as movie plots are concerned and did Batman ever need Robin?
Can anything positive be said of the characters in Batman and Robin?
Over-the-top is a reoccurring theme in Batman and Robin and the only vision in this movie seems to be visions of dollar signs.
Don't waste any time or money watching Batman and Robin, and if you own a copy all ready - burn it and try to erase it from your memory banks.
The handsome Cary Elwes and the naturally stunning Robin Wright couple well and there is nothing more delightful than Wallace Shawn, Mandy Patinkin and Andre the Giant as the misfit trio.
Robin Hobbs' The Farseer Trilogy is of this ilk, with hero FitzChivalry FarSeer being taught only one half of his magical legacy, with predictably unfortunate results.
Picard's Starfleet uniform is replaced by a Robin Hood costume.
Batman and Robin realize that the beam does not make women disappear and they come up with a plan to repel and cancel out and the effects of the beam.
His rise to stardom quickly led to the creation of more superheroes including Batman and Robin, The Flash, Aquaman, Green Lantern and one of the earliest female comic book superheroes, Wonder Woman.
The figures are no longer abstractions; they are concrete examples of the folly of the bibliophile who collects books but learns nothing from them, of the evil judge who takes bribes to favour the guilty, of the old fool whom time merely strengthens in his folly, of those who are eager to follow the fashions, of the priests who spend their time in church telling "gestes" of Robin Hood and so forth.
The earl's memory remained green for a long time, and in the Vision of Piers Plowman his name is linked with that of Robin Hood.
Within its borders are the villages of Cumberland Hill, Diamond Hill, Arnold Mills, Abbott Run, Berkeley, Robin Hollow, Happy Hollow, East Cumberland, and parts of Manville, Ashton, Lonsdale and Valley Falls.
In fact, it does for the Robin Hood cycle what a few years before Sir Thomas Malory had done for the Arthurian romances - what in the 6th century B.C. Peisistratus is said to have done for the Homeric poems.
For our part, we are not disinclined to believe that the Robin Hood story has some historical basis, however fanciful and romantic the superstructure.
Both his name and his exploits remind us of the woodland spirit Robin Goodfellow and his merry pranks.
Robin Hood is Hod, the god of the wind, a form of Woden; Maid Marian is Morgen, the dawn-maiden; Friar Tuck is Toki, the spirit of frost and snow."
Hood is a very usual dialectal form of wood; and in his play Edward the First, George Peele actually alludes to the bandit as "Robin of the Wood."
How certain it is that the Robin Hood story attracted to it and appropriated other elements is illustrated by its subsequent history - its history after the 14th century.
Robin Hood is at that time the people's ideal as Arthur is that of the upper classes.
And we are told "Robin loved our dere lady; For doute of dedely synne Wolde he never do company harme That ony woman was ynne."
The literary and artistic value of many of the Robin Hood ballads cannot be pronounced considerable, but eight of them attain the high-water mark of their class.
In 1416 these works were in the hands of Robin and Leban Guichard, but passed subsequently to the Le Vaillants.
The Kebo Valley Club has fine golf links here; and since 1900 an annual horse show and fair has been held at Robin Hood Park at the foot of Newport Mountain.
In The Downfall Matilda Fitz Walter escapes from the persecution of King John by following her lover to Sherwood Forest, where they took the names of Robin Hood and Maid Marian, and lived apart until they could be legally united.
Their several histories were fused by the Elizabethan dramatists, and associated with the Maid Marian of the morris dance, who up to that time had probably only a vague connexion with Robin Hood.
Famous heroes who are specially connected with England are Alfred the Great, Richard Cceur-de-Lion, King Horn, Havelok the Dane, Guy of Warwick, Sir Bevis of Hampton (or Southampton), Robin Hood and his companions.
This "round robin" created a sensation which aroused public opinion and was instrumental in bringing about some desirable reforms in the War Department.
At Kirklees, in the parish, are remains of a Cistercian convent of the 12th century, in an extensive park, where tradition relates that Robin Hood died and was buried.
Songbirds are plentiful, especially in wooded regions, and include the American robin, oriole, thrushes, the cat-bird and various sparrows; while the English sparrow, introduced years ago, has multiplied excessively and become a nuisance in the towns.
The forest is traditionally noted as the retreat of Robin Hood, whose cave is seen at Papplewick near Newstead.
He also produced masterly translations of the popular Slovenic songs current in Carniola (Volkslieder aus Krain, 1850), and of the English poems relating to "Robin Hood" (1864) .
A schoolmaster by profession, he became prominent owing to his attacks on orthodox theologians, and his membership of a semi-theological debating society, the Robin Hood Society, which met at the "Robin Hood and Little John" in Butcher Row.
The robin (Erithacus rubecula) failed there.
The detective is the direct descendant of the old "Bow Street runners" or "Robin Redbreasts" - so styled from their scarlet waistcoats - officers in attendance upon the old-fashioned police offices and despatched by the sitting magistrates to follow up any very serious crime in the interests of the public or at the urgent request of private persons.
The song birds and insectivorous birds include the cardinal grosbeak, scarlet and summer tanagers, meadow lark, song sparrow, catbird, brown thrasher, wood thrush, house wren, robin, blue bird, goldfinch, red-headed woodpecker, flicker (golden-winged woodpecker), and several species of warblers.
Insurrections that passed as popular, like the risings of Jack Cade and Robin of Redesdale, produced manifestos that spoke of political grievances but hardly mentioned economic ones.
Betsy's customary frugality flew out the window like a November robin with the last ticket south.
Isn't Robin Hood meant to be the absolute epitome of all things English?
Robin Cook was due to be the keynote speaker.
The warm winds blow The waters flow And robin dear, Is come to show That Spring is here.
His fantasy pictures have graced the covers of Anne McCaffrey's Dragonriders books, Sean Russell's Initiate Brother series, Robin Hobb's Farseer Trilogy, and many more.
Prominent among a great variety of song-birds and insectivorous birds are the robin, blue bird, cat bird, sparrows, meadow-lark, bobolink, thrushes, chickadee, wrens, brown thrasher, gold finch, cedar wax-wing, flycatchers, nuthatches, flicker (golden-winged woodpecker), downy and hairy woodpeckers, rose-breasted grosbeak, Baltimore oriole, barnswallow, chimney swift, purple martin, purple finch (linnet), vireos and several species of warblers.
There are indications that Robin was identified or confused with Robert Locksley, a manslayer of Bradfield in Hallamshire.
There is no evidence that she had originally any connexion with the Robin Hood cycle.
Of the latter the number has tended to diminish in the light of modern scholarship. The fashion during the 19th century set strongly in the other direction, and the " degraded gods " theory was applied not only to such conspicuous heroes as Siegfried, Dietrich and Beowulf, but to a host of minor characters, such as the good marquis Rudeger of the Nibelungenlied and our own Robin Hood (both identified with Woden Hruodperaht).
Of birds very few are indigenous; the jackdaw, blue solitary thrush, spectacled warbler, the robin, kestrel and the herring-gull.
The robin, song sparrow, chickadee, thrushes, warblers, vireos, orioles, wrens, blue-bird, cat-bird and phoebe are favourite song birds.
One brief spring, musical with the song of robin and mocking-bird, one summer rich in fruit and roses, one autumn of gold and crimson sped by and left their gifts at the feet of an eager, delighted child.
The best collections of Robin Hood poems are those of Ritson (8vo, 1795) and Gutch (2nd ed., 1847), and of Professor Child in the 5th volume of his invaluable English and Scotch Popular Ballads (Boston, 1888).