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... Musicologists have traced the ballad, "Thomas the Rhymer", back at least as far as the 13th century ... Several different variants of the ballad of Thomas the Rhymer exist, most having the same basic theme ... They tell how Thomas either kissed, had sex, or slept with the Queen of Elfland and rode with her or was otherwise transported to Fairyland ...
... Glassco composed a short story titled "True Thomas" that posits Thomas' prophetic powers were a gift of alien abduction - the Queen of Faerie from the ballad was the Queen of an ... Rudyard Kipling's poem The Last Rhime of True Thomas features Thomas Learmounth and a king who's going to make Thomas his knight ... Ellen Kushner's Thomas the Rhymer is a full-length novel based on the ballad and associated folklore ...
... Thomas Kyd (baptised 6 November 1558 buried 15 August 1594) was an English dramatist, the author of The Spanish Tragedy, and one of the most important figures in the development of Elizabethan drama ... Kyd fell into obscurity until 1773 when Thomas Hawkins (an early editor of The Spanish Tragedy) discovered that Kyd was named as its author by Thomas Heywood in his Apologie for Actors (1612) ...
... Recent versions of the "Thomas the Rhymer" ballad include renditions by the electric folk act Steeleye Span which recorded two different versions for their ... composer Ralph Vaughan Williams left an opera by the title of Thomas the Rhymer incomplete at the time of his death in 1958 ... Ursula Vaughan Williams, and it was based upon the ballads of Thomas the Rhymer and Tam Lin ...
... In this chapter, John Thomas rereads the entries in his great-grandfather's diary of how Lummox was found ... John Thomas knew why.. ... The rest of the page summarizes John Thomas' grandfather's family history, discussing the first John Thomas Stuart, who had retired as a sea captain ...
Famous quotes containing the words thomas hardy, hardy and/or thomas:
“Yonder a maid and her wight
Come whispering by:
Wars annals will cloud into night
Ere their story die.”
—Thomas Hardy (18401928)
“A sparrow enters the tree,
A snow lump thrice his own slight size
Descends on him and showers his head and eyes,
And overturns him,”
—Thomas Hardy (18401928)
“I see you boys of summer in your ruin.
Man in his maggots barren.
And boys are full and foreign in the pouch.
I am the man your father was.
We are the sons of flint and pitch.
O see the poles are kissing as they cross.”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)