a mean or sorry parasite

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  • МАРСТОН Джон — (Marston, John) (1576 1634), английский поэт и драматург, автор сатирических комедий. Родился в 1576, крещен 7 октября в Уордингтоне (графство Оксфордшир). Марстон рос в обеспеченной и образованной семье; его отец владел крупным поместьем в… …   Энциклопедия Кольера

  • John Marston — (* 7. Oktober 1576 in Coventry; † 25. Juni 1634 in Hampshire) war ein englischer Dramatiker und Schriftsteller. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 2 Werke 3 Literatur …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Marston — (spr. marst n), 1) John, engl. Dramatiker und jüngerer Zeitgenosse Shakespeares, geb. um 1575 aus einer Shropshire Familie, gest. 25. Juni 1634 in London, studierte in Oxford und schrieb Satiren (1598), von denen zwei (»The scourge of villainy« u …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Pretenders and Dabblers — This small set of 21 obscure words consists of nouns used to define minor, inferior, or petty members of various professions. The words end with aster , a Latin pejorative suffix indicating incomplete resemblance or lesser status. These words are …   Phrontistery dictionary

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