American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Foxe, John 1516-1587. English martyrologist who wrote The Book of Martyrs (1563), an account of Protestant martyrs during the reign of Mary I.
“Note 84: As reported in Foxe, 1563, sig. 1712r – v back”
“In the paragraphs below, I argue that Foxe is deployed such that Equiano becomes phantasmatically abased as the object of George's desire.”
“The first and most visible moment of vengeance, like the vengeance of the invisible church in Foxe, suddenly enters Equiano's text as a direct action of God: one morning we had a brisk gale of wind, and, carrying too much sail, the main mast went over the side.”
“Through this latter gesture, Equiano has moved beyond political identification with the represented martyrs in Foxe.”
“English Protestant and author of Acts and Monuments of Matters Happening in the Church -- popularly known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs -- which documented ROMAN CATHOLIC persecution of PROTESTANTS.”
“But in 1563 appeared a handsome folio, the editio princeps of _Acts and Monumentes of these latter and perillous Dayes, touching matters of the Church_, better known as Foxe's Book of Martyrs.”
“I got more respect for guys like Wilbur Mills chasing Fanny Foxe through the mudflats - a guy who was straight up crooked - give him a caddy with a briefcase of cash & a case of scotch in the trunk, and you got your legislation.”
“Kahru said the impacted zones cover roughly 1 million square kilometers, including portions of the Foxe Basin and the Baffin Sea, which belong to Canada, and the Kara Sea north of Russia.”
“Aside from its deceptively appealing title and the bold color scheme of the jacket – it had all the fierce, visionary glamour of a Tidal Basin midnight escapade with Fanne Foxe.”
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