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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...
- poets of his time, resulting in Henry Carey bestowing the nickname "Namby-Pamby" upon him, which came to mean affected, weak, and maudlin speech or verse...
- 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...
- wherever possible. Rediff On The NeT, Movies: 'I don't like making namby-pamby pictures.' "'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' wins all top Filmfare honors". India...
- and frilled shirt ****ociated with English storybook schoolboys of the namby-pamby kind. Over the following decades, he became The Bulletin's stock symbol...
- 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...
- from animation producer Bruce Timm, who dismissed Gargoyles as "kind of namby-pamby... with all that Celtic fantasy ****" in a 1999 interview and the animation...