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... treated as the common enemy. I said De Valera had promised to join the others against the common enemy, so he might come to unite the two parties. He said: I am growing fonder of England now, as Napoleon grew fonder of France than of Corsica because he ...

Published: Wednesday 05 February 1947
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1197 | Page: 27 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

SIR PATRICK HASTINGS TELLS HIS STORY: An Autobiography Brightened by a Marked Sense of Humour

... story of those months and the years that followed them. During part of the war Ainslie and Frances Conway were back in the United States, but as in 1946, they decided to return to their island, and that in face of advice from an experienced but ungrammatical ...

Published: Saturday 06 November 1948
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1376 | Page: 30 | Tags: Illustrations  Review 

STORIES WITH THE PERSONAL TOUCH: A Family Chronicle on Heroic Lines; A House in the Country; An Autobiography ..

... Benson, widow of the binker ind irt collector THE CIVIL DEFENCE ARTISTS PREPARE FOR ANOTHER EXHIBITION IN LONDON These well-known exhibitions hive now been extended to ill men engixed In iny form of Civil Defence for the first time, therefore, Home Guird ...

Published: Saturday 08 April 1944
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1775 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

FIVE NOVELISTS with a TALE to TELL

... a boy from a small New England town at the time of World War I, in which he served as an aviator. When he came back to the United States he was a news paper man, mostly doing rewrite work, with a chance to do an occasional lead if the reporter in question ...

Published: Saturday 12 February 1944
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1533 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

REMINISCENCES OF THE PAST AND PRESENT

... PAST AND PRESENT -By Vernon Fane Mr. Clifford B ax Window-gazes A Diary of Modern Life A Refugee Seeks Sanctuary in Lourdes A Civil Servant's Experiences of Wartime Censorship FROM his broad and lofty window in Albany, Mr. Clifford Bax looked out upon Burlington ...

Published: Saturday 26 December 1942
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1666 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

A DEEP LOVE FOR ENGLISH THINGS

... ), is a curious book. It is told in the form of fiction, but the author actually was a member of one of those adven turous units which took part in the lightning raids into Japanese-occupied territory in 1943. The perky hero of the narrative is not al ...

Published: Saturday 16 December 1944
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1896 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

A NOVEL IN A HUNDRED: H. E. Bates, Taking the Burmese Retreat as His Theme, Presents The Jacaranda Tree

... therefore, naturally, I do not go to the United States to lecture or preach against any doctrine, either Russian or any other, my principle being that no priest should take part in world politics. I am now going to the United States to take over the leadership ...

Published: Saturday 15 January 1949
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1473 | Page: 34 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

ONE YEAR OF WAR--October 1942 to October 1943

... and were destroying American ships right and left the Australians took the unprecedented course of appealing direct to the United States instead of to Great Britain for assistance serious anti-war demonstrations were taking place in South Africa, where ...

Published: Saturday 09 October 1943
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1644 | Page: 26 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

Book Reviews

... company with country gentry living on their estates, and of small-town officials and their good ladies. Our hero is an ex-Civil Servant turned racketeer. Scene, the Russian countryside, with its forests and cornfields, villages, gilt-domed churches, fishponds ...

Published: Wednesday 08 June 1949
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2332 | Page: 26, 34 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

At The Theatre: Home Is To-morrow (Cambridge)

... the world afford to let the experiment fail? A group of officials is appointed by the United Nations with varying degrees of conviction to create a patch of civilized light in the midst of savage darkness. If such a mission is no more than a fool's errand ...

Published: Wednesday 24 November 1948
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 795 | Page: 10 | Tags: Cartoons  Review 

WILLIAM MORRIS: APOSTLE OF BEAUTY: Esther Meynell Writes a Penetrating and Affectionate Biography of the Great ..

... John Mortimer, about a film unit on location in a seaside town during the war. Their objective is to shoot an Army exercise, and in the course of their activity an unpopular N.C.O. is killed. A young man attached to the unit has an idea that the death ...

Published: Saturday 17 April 1948
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1464 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

WHAT TROTSKY THOUGHT OF STALIN: An Unfinished Biography that Does Little to Enlighten Us

... leader, it is to be doubted whether the other leaders of the Big Four who have had to deal with Stalin's policies inside the United Nations and at other conferences would agree with Trotsky, who sums up Stalin's character by saying when ever he cannot carry ...

Published: Saturday 29 November 1947
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1408 | Page: 34 | Tags: Illustrations  Review