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Ned Sherrin - 2008 - 536 pages
|BIOGRAPHY Biography should be written by an acute enemy. Nobody likes |
being written about in their lifetime, it's as though the FBI and the CIA were
suddenly to splash your files in the paper. on his forthcoming biography The Art
Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pages
|Biography 1 Biography should be written by an acute enemy. A.J. (ARTHUR |
JAMES) BALFOUR, (1848-1930) British Conservative politician, prime minister.
Quoted in Observer (London, Jan. 30, 1927). 2 A well-written life is almost as rare
Gyles Brandreth - 2013 - 465 pages
|Biography see also AUTOBIOGRAPHY Biography should be written by an acute |
enemy. ArthurJames Balfour 1848–1930 British Conservative statesman: in
Observer 30January 1927 2 The Art of Biography Is different from Geography.
|Mark Twain "If you think you can, you can. And if you think ... to his belief." — |
Thomas Fuller BIOGRAPHY "A great biography should, like the close of a great
drama, ... Andre Maurois "Biography should be written by an acute enemy." —
|a biography of the co-architect of India's unity L. S. Rathore. The Glories of |
Bikaner Yoked with the history of ... Moreover, it is sometimes said that biography
should be written by an acute enemy. Though the biographer is not an acute
enemy of ...
John Clark Ridpath - 1897
|In works on elocution the acute accent is used to denote the rising Inflection of |
the voice ; the grave, the falling Inflection ; and the ... Quotation Mark« [" "J.— I. A
word or words Introduced from some other author should be Inclosed by
quotation marks ; as, Longfellow .... of prominence as well as to fully expressed
sentences ; thus: "When Napoleon saw the maneuver of the enemy, he shouted, '
Wyndham Lewis, David Peters Corbett - 1994 - 215 pages
|(Compare Mr. Lewis's criticism of Lawrence with Mr. Forster's, and you will |
understand further why Mr. Lewis is not artists.) . ... book . . . is a really serious
and acute analysis of contemporary philosophy, and if its intelligibility be
disputed the fault will not be of the author. ... One feels also that he has the power
to survey this curious world into which we are born with a very remarkable
degree of detachment ...
|Tt is a hard law upon every Irish mao who would treat of his own country affairs, |
that in order to gain belief* lie must say ... That is, he must speak with the tongue
of the enemy. ... This way of writing, like Lazarus begging the crumbs that fell from
the rich man's table, is not to my mind ; yet I shall adopt it ... 789 : " These people
arc all endowed with vigour of body, strong and lofty minds, and acute genius.
|Our unfortunate hero felt himself in a position which, had it not been so acutely |
painful, would have been excessively ... He would face his old benefactors ; and,
if they should have any reproaches to make, would endeavour to bear or meet ...
|Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath : for it is |
written, Vengeance is mine : I will repay, saith the Lord. Therefore if thine enemy
hunger, feed him ; if he thirst, give him drink ; for in so doing thou shalt heap coals
of fire on his head. ... f Nature now presents in every plant, in every pebble,
mysteries that defy the researches of the wisest and most acute ; then "the