Some articles on thomas:
... 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 ...
... Bruce 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 ... 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 ...
... Recent versions of the "Thomas the Rhymer" ballad include renditions by the electric folk act Steeleye Span which recorded two different versions for their 1974 album Now We Are ... The English 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 ...
... 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 ... Although well known in his own time, 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 ...
... 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 ...
More definitions of "Thomas":
- (noun): United States clockmaker who introduced mass production (1785-1859).
Synonyms: Seth Thomas
- (noun): United States socialist who was a candidate for president six times (1884-1968).
Synonyms: Norman Thomas, Norman Mattoon Thomas
Famous quotes containing the word thomas:
“as she fleeth afore
Fainting I follow. I leave off therefore
Since in a net I seek to hold the wind.”
—Sir Thomas Wyatt (1503?1542)
“Am I not father, too, and the ascending boy,
The boy of woman and the wanton starer
Marking the flesh and summer in the bay?”
—Dylan Thomas (19141953)