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counsel

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

Is a common word in Chaucer, and an important theme. In the narratives there are naturally many cases of persons seeking or being given advice. The idea that sharing of ...

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David

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Male forename.

King David (d. c.962 bc), king of Judah and Israel. In the biblical account he was the youngest son of Jesse, who killed the Philistine Goliath and, on Saul's death,...

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digression

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A temporary departure from one subject to another more or less distantly related topic before the discussion of the first subject is resumed. A valuable technique in the art of...

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Nabal

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

The husband of Abigail (1 Sam. 25) (IV.1370, VII.1100).

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