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SPORT, ROMANCE AND THE RUSSIANS: Huntin' and Shootin' Here and in America; An Excellent New Edition of ..

... much success. An old squire, M.F.H. of a famous Hunt, getting tired of paying his son's debts, banishes the young man to the United States to run a Hunt establishment for a Mr. Brook Mills, who has a pack of hounds up on the Hudson River, in New York State ...

Published: Saturday 20 October 1945
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1783 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE EXPLOITS OF LADY ANNE BARNARD: A Women of Spirit Who Revealed a Partiality For Snook

... ground mechanics, clerks, drivers, radio and torpedo mechanics, among other things. They served at ports inland all over the United Kingdom, and their first contingent to go overseas sailed for Singa pore in 1 94 1. One of the best of the many photographs ...

Published: Saturday 04 December 1948
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2221 | Page: 32 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

PEOPLE, PLACES AND A POLITICIAN

... and can also use their gifts, not to enrich normal life, but to evade it. Christopher Ballantyne was a Wykehamist arid Civil Servant who had reached middle-age with very little experience other than that acquired in the domestic serenity of a life ...

Published: Saturday 05 September 1942
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1984 | Page: 30 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE FANCIES OF MR. FADIMAN

... point, for instance, that no one reviewer, nor even a chorus of them, can make a book popular, whereas the President of the United States or the Prime Minister of Great Britain have demonstratedly managed to do so. He finds it a minor trait in the American ...

Published: Saturday 05 October 1946
Newspaper: The Sphere
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1581 | Page: 30 | 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 ...

CINEMA CAMEOS

... in a fantastic jumping contest, which he describes in a story called The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County. The Civil War breaks out the Mississippi is closed but laughter over the Jumping Frog is one thing the North and South have in common ...

Published: Wednesday 06 September 1944
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2187 | Page: 10, 11 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

THE LITERARY LOUNGER

... servants of their work, against Easton and Brine and the specious Waring, exploiters of theirs, with the Fighting and against the Civil Service. Captain Stuart, investi gator of booby-traps, and Major Strang are heroes to Sammy one might even say he had the ...

Published: Wednesday 12 January 1944
Newspaper: The Sketch
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 1743 | Page: 20 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

TITUS THE ARCH-HYPOCRITE

... death was not considered worth a mention in a single news-sheet. This man had shaken a throne, he had threatened a nation with civil war,, he had played a not-inconsiderable part in bringing about the Glorious Revolution. He had been the companion of kings ...

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... long ago died young. The actual time of the story is 1923, but one is suspended in a feeling of timclessness the American Civil War is still only yesterday for the great-aunts, and a Fairchild's death in a duel still leaves einpty Marmion, another family ...

Published: Wednesday 06 August 1947
Newspaper: The Tatler
County: London, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 2172 | Page: 24, 25 | Tags: Photographs  Review 

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 ...

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 ...