Instead, Vegard wore a squirrel costume and bard wore a bear costume.
Can one seriously imagine that the bard, who wrote so stunningly of the sea, never truly saw it?
In fact, Roth taught the book himself at a class at bard and shared his lecture notes with me.
But Drunk Shakespeare takes the relationship between booze and the bard further still.
Doubtless stocks new WordPlay Shakespeare program aimed at getting students engaged in bard via youthful fondness for high tech.
They were a sort of cross between the bard and the fortuneteller.
I do not see that the bard promotes any truth, moral or political.
It may be contended rather that a (somewhat minor) bard in almost every case survives, and is the spice of life to his possessor.
He personally shares in the woes sung by the bard, because he has experienced them.
He is a reversion to an earlier type, the type of the bard, the skald, the poet-seer.
mid-15c., from Scottish, from Old Celtic bardos "poet, singer," from PIE root *gwer- "to lift up the voice, praise." In historical times, a term of contempt among the Scots (who considered them itinerant troublemakers), but one of great respect among the Welsh.
All vagabundis, fulis, bardis, scudlaris, and siclike idill pepill, sall be brint on the cheek. [local Scottish ordinance, c.1500]Subsequently idealized by Scott in the more ancient sense of "lyric poet, singer." Poetic use of the word in English is from Greek bardos, Latin bardus, both from Gaulish.