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n.1.No thanks; ill will; misfortune.
Unthank come on his head that bound him so.
- Chaucer.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Mothers do a deal of this sort of thing, unseen, unthanked, but felt and remembered long afterward, and never lost, for this is the simple magic that binds hearts together, and keeps home happy.
It is true that they go, for the most part, unthanked by name, although upon this occasion William was ready to give such discriminating praise as the dead architects and painters received seldom in the course of the year.
It has to be one of the most exciting gigs of the season, the Unthank sisters' return to Holmfirth.
Martin Freeman now adds himself to a very long list of famous Unthank admirers, which includes Elvis Costello, Colin Firth, Robert Wyatt, Ben Folds, Ryan Adams, Rosanne Cash, members of Portishead and Radiohead, Dawn French, Paul Morley, Ewan McGregor, Stephan Mangan, Al Murray, Ade Edmondson and Nick Hornby.
But the Golcar-based artist, whose current UK tour features music from her debut album, Music Is My Silence will soon be back out on the road, this time as part of a fast-rising ensemble, Rachel Unthank and the Winterset.
Some artists expecting to perform at the Paul Smith & Friends gig are: Rachel Unthank of The Unthanks, Tyneside's indie-pop singer-songwriter Kathryn Williams, Mara Carlyle, The Futureheads' Ross Millard, and fellow Mercury Prize nominees, Field Music.
He will be backed up by acclaimed artists Rachel Unthank of The Unthanks, Tyneside's indie-pop singersongwriter Kathryn Williams, Mara Carlyle and The Futureheads' Ross Millard.
Braden Unthank came on in relief and went four innings, allowing five runs on seven hits, while striking out two and walking two.
01446 738622 MUSIC The Unthanks Tyneside sisters Rachel and Becky Unthank with Niopha Keegan (violin), Adrian McNally (piano) plus string quartet, brass, percussion and bass.
The Unthanks boast a core of five - Rachel and Becky Unthank, Adrian McNally as writer, producer and pianist, Chris Price on guitars and bass, and Niopha Keegan on fiddle - but that is really just half the story.
When rough sleeper Eddie Unthank woke up on Thursday, he saw several cars struggling in the snow as they tried to get up the steep bank leading into Newcastle's Carliol Square car park.
New signs go up Wednesday at Unthank Hall, the University of Oregon dormitory recently renamed because of the Klu Klux Klan past of its former namesake.