By Jove, Biggles!: Life of Captain W.E.Johns

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By Jove, Biggles!: Life of Captain W.E.Johns

By Jove, Biggles!: Life of Captain W.E.Johns

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These mild oaths are euphemisms, the first for “by Jesus” or “by God” (Jove is another name for Jupiter, the principal Roman god), and the folksy variant by cracky for “by Christ.

I would presume there are more such chapters, but I cannot say at present what percentage each approach comprises. The performance was followed by a post-show discussion with theatre and classics academics and practitioners; both are still available to view on YouTube (with closed captions available). It is Francis Blake who indicates the minutes with his arm, the hour and minute digits using the lettering of the comic strip. That said, the 12 labours of Hercules is more a simple, brief retelling of the events rather than an examination of derivatives like many other chapters in the book, which is a shame, in my opinion, because it means that it appeals to a different audience. This form seemed particularly apt for the moment of a global pandemic; indeed, Theatre of War’s digital Oedipus Project has already touched on that play’s backdrop of plague and pestilence as the most obvious touchstone for recent events.The IGRCT is delighted to announce that our Donors' Celebration Event 2022 will be a text-only performance of HERE SHE COMES, an epic poem based on The Bacchae, written and performed by SJ Brady. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Our shows combine text, music, and movement, and we like to perform in unexpected spaces – libraries, converted factories, art galleries – to connect with the local communities in which those spaces are situated. This part of the book does not follow much of a progression, each chapter being a completely separate unit segregated in suitable sections, e. That they have found themselves in a medium which suits them perfectly makes our joy all the more widespread.

It is a big help to everyones memory who had latin and or greek in his schooldays a long time ago and more.In the fourteenth century, when the English started saying “by Jove,” it was a way to say “my god” or “good god” without blaspheming the Christian god. Lord Charles casts his beady eye over and passes his inimitable comments on places such as :- Cambridge, Newmarket, Norfolk Broads, Burnham Thorpe, Chatsworth House, North Yorkshire Moors, Robin Hood’s Bay, Newcastle, Inverness, Edinburgh, the Highlands (Lochs, Whiskey Distillery, Birdwatching, Angling and Golfing), Antrim and Londonderry in Northern Ireland, The Giant’s Causeway, The English Lakes, Tenby and Portmeirion in Wales, Stratford-on-Avon, Bath, Land’s End, Torquay, Boscastle, Mousehole, Plymouth Hoe, Lulworth Cove, London and The Thames (Hampton Court, St. Equipped with the same mechanical caliber as the other RESERVOIR collections, the watch is distinguished by the absence of an indication of the power reserve at the bottom of the dial to leave more room for the design. Today, we’re going to talk about the origins of “by Jove” so you, too, can sound all fun and old-timey. By Jove was a mild oath, an exclamation that indicated surprise or gave emphasis to some comment, which dates from the sixteenth century.



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