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n.1.(Zool.) Any species of Tellina.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Thurgh whiche that olde thinges ben in mynde, And to the doctrine of these olde wyse, Yeve credence, in every skylful wise, That tellen of these olde appreved stories Of holynesse, of regnes, of victories, Of love, of hate, of other sondry thynges, Of whiche I may not maken rehersynges.
I wol nat tellen eek how that they goon Hoom till Atthenes, whan the pley is doon; But shortly to the point thanne wol I wende (Knight's Tale, 2919-24, 2958-65) This is an example of how both anaphora and occupatio can be generative even when, as in this case, the anaphora is notionally in the service of closing down the descriptive amplification.
'"As Olde Stories Tellen Us': Chivalry, Violence, and Geoffrey Chaucer's Critical Perspective in 'The Knight's Tale.'" Fifteenth-Century Studies 32 (2007): 83-99.
Renske Krimp (ed.), De doden tellen. Slachtofferaantallen van de Tweede Wereldoorlog en sindsdien.
The double sorwe of Troilus to tellen, That was the kyng Priamus sone of Troye, In lovynge, how his aventures fellen Fro wo to wele, and after out of joie, (1.1-4) Moreover, Marion Turner points out that the late fourteenth century witnessed a craze for Troy (60), and that several contemporaries of Chaucer all sought literary inspiration from the story of Troy as if by prior agreement (220).
MS R is also the only MS known to Fridner to have added the words "seuene si3tis" at the end of its prologue (after "vnderstonden and tellen").
Martinez-Schallmoser, Tellen, and MacMullen (2003) interviewed 66 Mexican American women at 34-36 weeks prenatal and 4-6 weeks postpartum; they found that acculturation level, poor family relationships, a high need for social support, and support network characteristics predicted PPD.
Hier geen hoofdstukken met introducties die vervolgens in overzichtelijke disticha zijn opgedeeld maar een veel homogener ogende tekst waarin door witregels 42 strofes te tellen vallen met een lengte die varieert van een enkel vers (strofe 6) tot zestig verzen (strofe 17).
Die maken bovendien door hun weinig voorbeeldige leefwijze een negatieve indruk op de zwarte bevolking: ze bestelen hun zwarte werknemers die niet goed kunnen tellen, ze drinken te veel en ze hebben seksuele relaties met meer vrouwen, wat juist verboden werd door de missie.
In terms familiar from the romance tradition, the narrator calls out, "Alle herknep to me nou / a strif wolle y tellen ou" (All listen to me now!
I ne can ne I ne mai tellen all loe wunder ne alle loe pines dat hi diden wreece men on lois land; and dat lastede pa xix wintre wile Stephne was king, and aeure it was werse and werse.