It would seem that the manuscript is here imperfect, for we do not find the reasons which finally induce the curtal
Friar to amend the King's cheer.
Thou pratest like an ass," said Robin, "for I could send this shaft clean through thy proud heart before a curtal
friar could say grace over a roast goose at Michaelmastide.
Perhaps the most interesting part of Forbes-Macphail's analysis is her careful and fascinating demonstration that Hopkins's own "factorizing" of poetic structures such as regular and curtal
sonnets can apply also to larger structures such as The Wreck.
In part 1, the poem "Searchlight" is a special form of Gerard Manley Hopkins's shortened or curtal
Hume ("Dorset Garden" 16n8) acknowledge, upon the interpretation of a single stage direction from George Etherege's She Wou'd If She Cou'd (16683): "Enter the Women, and after 'em Curtal
at the lower Door, and Free[man] at the upper on the contrary side" (17).
Their appearance next Thursday at The Maudslay pub, Allesley Old Road, is supported by local duo Sophie Matthews and Tony Millyard, playing festive upbeat medieval and renaissance music on a variety of authentic instruments including hurdy-gurdy, rauschpfeife, curtal
, shawm and Flemish bagpipes.
But some, such as the shawm, curtal
, crumhorn and lute, seem more exotic.
The deal is funded with a five-year loan of $9 million from General Electric Curtal
Watson, one of the most thoughtful and discerning critics of Hopkins's sonnets, offers an illuminating reading of the curtal
sonnets in The Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins (London: Penguin, 1989), pp.