Bard of Avon

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Bard′ of A′von

William Shakespeare: so called from his birthplace, Stratford-on-Avon.
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Noun1.Bard of Avon - English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)Bard of Avon - English poet and dramatist considered one of the greatest English writers (1564-1616)
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35 William Shakespeare made an unparalleled contribution to our language and literature, but was he known as: a) The Bard of Avon b) The Bard of the Thames c) The Bard of the Tyne?
On the other hand, in this year, the 400th anniversary of his death, the Bard of Avon would surely turn in his grave
Despite writers like Christopher Marlowe and Bernard Shaw, the Bard of Avon will never gather dust on forgotten shelves in libraries.
This year's Philippine-British Friendship day is Bard and Bond-themed to celebrate the life of the great English poet William Shakespeare, the Bard of Avon, and to promote the next James Bond movie, Spectre.
Most Shakespeare scholars believe there is no mystery at all: the Bard of Avon was indeed William Shakespeare.
And so, as they head into yet another winter of their discontent, the Red Sox are turning Fenway Park over to the Commonwealth Shakespeare Company to bring a bit of the Bard of Avon to the former home of Josh and Daniel Bard.
Furthermore, the author gently satirizes Los Angeles and the industry while making the Bard of Avon drolly relevant.
The recent Ram- leela and Vishal Bhardwaj's upcoming Haider are the latest examples of how the Bard of Avon continues to influence Hindi films.
The great Bard of Avon in his play Henry the VIth Part II has Dick the Butcher, a relatively insignificant character, exclaim (seemingly on behalf of all humanity) "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers".
If this really is the Bard of Avon, then we have timely repost to those conspiracy theorists who make out that Shakespeare was some hack from the sticks, out of his depth in the world of high Tudor politics.
Justices Markandey Katju and Gyan Sudha Mishra, made this stinging and insinuating observation in a 12-page order, and quoted the Bard of Avon, William Shakespeare, to boot, to get their message across.
The Bard of Avon shelved a play than didn't make money.