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timon

(ˈtaɪmən)
n
(Nautical Terms) obsolete an apparatus by which a vessel is steered; a helm
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This giving is flat usurpation, and therefore when the beneficiary is ungrateful, as all beneficiaries hate all Timons, not at all considering the value of the gift but looking back to the greater store it was taken from,--I rather sympathize with the beneficiary than with the anger of my lord Timon.
Such men, in other men's calamities, are, as it were, in season, and are ever on the loading part: not so good as the dogs, that licked Lazarus' sores; but like flies, that are still buzzing upon any thing that is raw; misanthropi, that make it their practice, to bring men to the bough, and yet never a tree for the purpose in their gardens, as Timon had.
Wopsle's hands, became Timon of Athens; the beadle, Coriolanus.
- Titus Andronicus; Romeo and Juliet; Julius Caesar; Hamlet; King Lear; Macbeth; Timon of Athens; Antony and Cleopatra; Coriolanus.
(10) And of course, Timon is unable to relate meaningfully to men or women in the play.
But since Shakespeare's rarely staged "Timon of Athens" is about little else but the (at)) use of money, the gesture is not only entirely apposite, it's typical of the striking nature of Nicholas Hytner's caustic, lucid National Theater production.
The host of the event was Paris Optimist president John Timon.
Poor Simba is overwhelmed by guilt - inflamed by Scar's cruel words - and he flees his homeland, finally collapsing in the jungle where he befriends the eccentric double-act of neurotic meerkat Timon (Nathan Lane) and flatulent warthog Pumbaa (Ernie Sabella).
2.1 Coleta e localizacao da area de estudo O estudo abrangeu seis municipios: tres no Estado do MaranhAo (Timon, Caxias e Afonso Cunha) e tres no Estado do Piaui (Alto Longa, Barras e Jose de Freitas), cada um correspondendo a uma populacao.
Koko and Timon were hotly debating an ongoing corruption trial.
Atlanta-based artist Craig Drennen has chosen William Shakespeare's most obscure play, The Life of Timon of Athens, as the theme for his new body of work.