Guy Fawkes


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Noun1.Guy Fawkes - English conspirator who was executed for his role in a plot to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament (1570-1606)Guy Fawkes - English conspirator who was executed for his role in a plot to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament (1570-1606)
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Reed, I presume, from after-occurrences, that the apothecary ventured to recommend my being sent to school; and the recommendation was no doubt readily enough adopted; for as Abbot said, in discussing the subject with Bessie when both sat sewing in the nursery one night, after I was in bed, and, as they thought, asleep, "Missis was, she dared say, glad enough to get rid of such a tiresome, ill- conditioned child, who always looked as if she were watching everybody, and scheming plots underhand." Abbot, I think, gave me credit for being a sort of infantine Guy Fawkes.
His hand seemed to retreat up his sleeve as he advanced to do so, and he gave her such a superfluity of coat-cuff that it was like being received by the popular conception of Guy Fawkes. When he put his lips to hers, besides, he took himself into custody by the wrists, and backed himself among the ottomans and chairs and tables as if he were his own Police officer, saying to himself,
'I am not at all obliged to it for making me Guy Fawkes in the vault and a Sneak in the area both at once,' said Eugene.
'He's a-keepin' guard in the lane vith that 'ere dark lantern, like a amiable Guy Fawkes! I never see such a fine creetur in my days.
He was close beside me, when I walked away from the house, slowly fitting his long skeleton fingers into the still longer fingers of a great Guy Fawkes pair of gloves.
Curse that man Guy Fawkes EVERYONE enjoys a modest and well-organised firework display but what's with this anger-fuelled street combat with youngsters hurling bangers like hand grenades?
Which King did Guy Fawkes attempt to kill with his gunpowder plot?
THE countdown has already begun for one of the most dreaded days in the wildlife calendar - November 5th, the supposedly celebratory event which commemorates the failed attempt of Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators to blow up the Houses of Parliament.
The supposedly one-day celebratory event which commemorates the failed attempt of Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators to blow up the Houses of Parliament.
Guy Fawkes is even said to have come to Ordsall Hall to hatch his infamous gunpowder plot in the Star Chamber.
But with Guy Fawkes' Night falling on a Monday this year, Stockton Council is asking for the people who attend to help decide the 2018 date.
Summary: The 'Game of Thrones' actor stars in and produces a new thriller set around the origins of Guy Fawkes Night