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- Namby-pamby is a term for affected, weak, and maudlin speech/verse. It originates from Namby Pamby (1725) by Henry Carey. Carey wrote his poem as a satire...
- four elegies attributed to Cooke; English Colonial America Henry Carey, Namby Pamby: or, a panegyrick on the new versification address'd to A----- P----...
- successful that Carey himself began to be known as "Namby Pamby Carey" (while Philips became known as "Namby Pamby"), and the poem even came to be used as children's...
- rhyme is suggested by its use by Henry Carey in his satire Namby Pamby (1725), as: Namby Pamby is no Clown, London Bridge is broken down: Now he courts...
- and frilled shirt ****ociated with English storybook schoolboys of the namby-pamby kind. Over the following decades, he became The Bulletin's stock symbol...
- led by 'uneducated, illiterate, and puncture-wallahs'. He also said 'namby-pamby secularism had no place in new India'. Surya had previously called the...
- (1709), which also contained the pastorals of Alexander Pope. The term "namby-pamby", meaning something that is excessively sentimental, comes from his name...
- Tale of a Tub by Jonathan Swift The Rape of the Lock by Alexander Pope Namby Pamby by Henry Carey Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen Gulliver's Travels by...
- Songs (1870). The earliest reference to the well-known verse is in "Namby Pamby", a satire by Henry Carey published in 1725, in which he himself italicised...
- who would make a better villain". He felt Jonathan Frakes "verges on namby-pamby". Actress Marina Sirtis later recalled the reviews of the show's debut...
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