The walls were hung round with tapestry, said to be from the Gobelin looms, and, at all events, representing the Scriptural story of David and Bathsheba
, and Nathan the Prophet, in colours still unfaded, but which made the fair woman of the scene almost as grimly picturesque as the woe-denouncing seer.
Titus Dates; Bathsheba
, 710, the Duchess of Portsmouth; Barzillai, 817, the Duke of Ormond; Zadoc, 864, Archbishop Bancroft.
Starring Carey Mulligan and Michael Sheen, and based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far From The Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba
Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching wilfulness; Frank Troy, a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor.
Opens Friday THE STARS Carey Mulligan, Matthias Schoenaerts THE VERDICT This beautiful new version of Thomas Hardy's novel provides the perfect platform for the talents of Carey Mulligan, who is a delight as feminist farmer Bathsheba
In 2 Samuel chapter 11 we read how King David saw Bathsheba
, who was then the wife of Uriah.
Absolutely FabulousBBC, 1992-1996, 2001-2004 As comedy duos go, Edina Monsoon and Eurydice Colette Clytemnestra Dido Bathsheba
Rabelais Patricia Cocteau Stone - aka Patsy - take some beating.
in late medieval French manuscript illumination; innocent object of desire or agent of sin?
WHILE David was, arguably, the great King of Israel, his son to Bathsheba
, Solomon, must rank quite highly.
In twenty-two chapters, the author explores familiar stories, from Adam and Eve to David and Bathsheba
to Ruth and Boaz, and also looks at a number of issues: infertility, Levirate marriage, rape, and Ezra's expulsion of foreign women.
And while others complained that Thomas Hardy's novel ``Far from the Madding Crowd'' is a slow read, Talia Sampson said she enjoyed the book, especially the main character, Bathsheba
I don't think I've ever audibly gasped in a theatre before but the pas de deux between Miss Mller (as Bathsheba
Everdene) and Wolfgang Stollwitzer (Sergeant Francis Troy) that closed Act 1 just took my breath away.
If such betrayal saddened David (and we know that it did) much more did it distress Bathsheba