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THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... nice fat pig they would immediately cast aside all thoughts of fatigue. The relations between the Japanese and the Chinese civil popu lation in conquered districts seem on the whole to have been friendlv. Mr. Hino pavs the Chinese manv tributes the beautv ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... semi-villains (racecourse touts, etc.). As for class friction, trade unionism, strikes, slumps, unemployment, Fascism and civil war not a mention. The effect and no doubt the intention.of such literature, Mr. Orwell decides, is to make the masses contented ...

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... it into a desert. An Indian girl, she dreamed of the day when her country should be freed of Spanish domination, whether civil or religious, and the rule of the Incas be restored. The first step was to get rid of the Jesuits, and this could most easily ...

MOTLEY NOTES: GOING PLACES

... whose sole business and delight it is to be thinking up new kinds of forms, returns, schedules and questionnaires. Perhaps the United States is more rich in this form of activity than any other civilised country, even in cluding our own. There is an invincible ...

Published: Wednesday 17 July 1940
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1051 | Page: 4 | Tags: Illustrations 

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... THE LITERARY LOUNGER. BETWEEN the ending of the last civil war and the outbreak of the next, which is usually in Spain quite soon. Do you know the voice? I may have been exaggerating, but I thought the author of And No Man's Wit revealed herself ...

Published: Wednesday 31 July 1940
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1016 | Page: 20 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

MOTLEY NOTES: Doped Democracy

... forget the obligations either of civility or of gratitude. An even more striking demonstration of friendship and determination is that the Greek Mathematics Society calls upon the mathematicians of all countries to unite against the enemy, in the name of ...

Published: Wednesday 27 November 1940
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2167 | Page: 4, 5 | Tags: Illustrations 

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... remembered when their stepfather calls it haunting he makes an understatement. Their father, a brilliant soldier, but a waster in civil life, dies in the war of 1914-18, leaving almost nothing to his wife, but to his sons a con siderable share of his difficult ...

CITY NOTES: FINANCE IN A FIRST-CLASS CARRIAGE

... ago, and which you could sell at 8j to-day. Modest as ever The Engineer exclaimed. Well, there are preference stocks like United of Havana at 20s. per cent. Is Havana 111 the Argen tine Same hemisphere, my son. If you insist upon Argentine Rails, there ...

Published: Wednesday 18 December 1940
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Article | Words: 938 | Page: 28 | Tags: none

CINEMA CAMEOS

... from one of those long historical novels that are so popular in the United States. With a background of the War of Independence, that major scuffle that preceded Scarlett O'Hara's civil war, it tells the story of a gentlewoman of Virginia (Martha Scott) ...

Published: Wednesday 29 January 1941
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1328 | Page: 10 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... of khaki leavens the blue in this ROYAL AIR FORCE MESS which co-operates with THE ARMY. When one or more units join with members of a different unit, the Officers' Mess is referred to as a joint Mess and this is one. CARICATURES BY FRED MAY. ...

Published: Wednesday 05 February 1941
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1969 | Page: 20, 22 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... is the author of The Women of England to be published in America. The book deals with the work of the Women's Services and Civil Defence organisations, and tells many tales of courage and fortitude during the raids. MRS. LEAF, MRS. PRIOR-PALMER, M.T.C ...