king's evil


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a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands

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The League Of Gentlemen's Apocalypse is incredibly self-indulgent and the introduction of the third parallel universe ( the 17th century pomp and pageantry of The King's Evil ( is one creative stretch too far, begging unflattering comparisons with Monty Python.
The outcome, as might be expected, is incredibly self-indulgent and the introduction of the third parallel universe - the 17th century pomp and pageantry of The King's Evil - is one creative stretch too far, begging unflattering comparisons with Monty Python.
Reece adds: 'So The King's Evil - the 17th century film within the film - was like something we'd watched when we were little.
It's all part of an insidious plan by the king's evil brother Michael and his henchman Rupert of Hentzau (Douglas Fairbanks, another great old- time actor) to gain control of the throne.
So we've got a faithful panther, a mischievous monkey and the King's evil aide (voiced by Ian Richardson) who plays dangerous mind games with his victims.
The second chapter turns to the King's sacred body, as it was manifested in the practice of healing for the King's Evil, while the third chapter by contrast examines contemporary representations of Charles's profane body, busily involved in narratives of sexual conquest.
The word "wort" at the end of the common name means that, in the past, it was used as a medicinal herb and, being a member of the Scrophulariaceae, which includes foxgloves, was used to treat skin complaints, like scrofula or the king's evil.