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" Philip Larkin in a letter to Kingsley Amis in 1948, wrote that " no one can ' stick words into us like pins '... like he can ", but followed that by stating that he " doesn't use his words to any advantage ".
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Philip and Larkin
The first of the programmes said that, towards the end of his life and struggling with depression and ill health, Williams abandoned Christian faith following discussions with the poet Philip Larkin.
Philip Arthur Larkin, CH, CBE, FRSL ( 9 August 1922 – 2 December 1985 ) was an English poet and novelist.
In 1977 her career was revived when the biographer David Cecil and the poet Philip Larkin both nominated her as the most underrated writer of the century.
Philip and letter
The Letter of Philip ( speech 12 ) to which speech 11 seems to respond may also be by Anaximenes, or it may be an authentic letter by Philip, perhaps written with the aid of his advisers.
For the quantitative analysis, ten articles were selected at random – circumcision, Charles Drew, Galileo, Philip Glass, heart disease, IQ, panda bear, sexual harassment, Shroud of Turin and Uzbekistan – and letter grades of A – D or F were awarded in four categories: coverage, accuracy, clarity, and recency.
But a few months later, Mountbatten's efforts nearly came to naught when he received a letter from his sister Alice in Athens informing him that Philip was visiting her and had agreed to permanently repatriate to Greece.
According to Philip Schaff, " To the Greek acts was afterwards added a ( pretended ) letter of Pope John VIII.
* 1721 1 June – George I sent a letter to Philip V promising " to make use of the first favourable Opportunity to regulate this Article ( the Demand touching the Restitution of Gibraltar ), with the Consent of my Parliament ".
According to Giovanni Michieli, the Venetian ambassador, Philip may have planned to marry Elizabeth in the event of Mary's death in childbirth, but in a letter to his brother-in-law, Maximilian of Austria, Philip expressed uncertainty as to whether his wife was pregnant.
She was succeeded by her half-sister, who became Elizabeth I. Philip, who was in Brussels, wrote in a letter, " I felt a reasonable regret for her death.
Philip Babcock Gove, an editor at Merriam-Webster who became editor-in-chief of Webster's Third New International Dictionary, wrote a letter to the journal American Speech, fifteen years after the error was caught, in which he explained why " dord " was included in that dictionary.
Philip, as papal legate, opened the proceedings by commenting that the present question regarding Nestorius had already been decided by Pope Celestine as evidenced by his letter which had been read to the assembled bishops in the first session.
On August 29 Margaret wrote a somewhat panicked letter to Philip, " claiming that half the population were infected with heresy, and that over 200, 000 people were up in arms against her authority ".
The credence given to the reports was such that Pope Alexander III sent a letter to Prester John via his physician Philip on September 27, 1177.
Plutarch reports an angry letter from Alexander to Darius, naming Bagoas as one of the persons that organized the murder of his father, Philip II.
An interesting history of the early years in Middleport has been kept in a letter written by Philip Jones ' daughter, Mrs. Lora Weldon and which is owned by Mrs. James Harley, Middleport, one of the descendants of Lieutenant Smith.
Those signing that nomination letter were: Philip Stanhope ; Martin Folkes ; James Burrow ; Cromwell Mortimer ; John Eames.
The exact date of Titian's birth is uncertain ; when he was an old man he claimed in a letter to Philip II to have been born in 1474, but this seems most unlikely.
Though Disch was an admirer of and was friends with the author Philip K. Dick, Dick would write an infamous paranoid letter to the FBI in 1974 that denounced Disch and suggested that there were coded messages in Disch's novel Camp Concentration.
* Finally, the film ends with the animated flowers and foot from the title sequence of Flying Circus ( itself rife with the aforementioned gratuitous phallic imagery )— together with a portion of the theme music, John Philip Sousa's Liberty Bell, playing on a TV set drifting off into space, before the " Galaxy Song " plays over the end credits, ending in a letter of thanks to all the fish who participated in the film, and a wish for peace and a better future for fish everywhere.
A joint letter, from Nathan Field, Robert Daborne and Philip Massinger, to Philip Henslowe, begs for an immediate loan of five pounds to release them from their " unfortunate extremity ," the money to be taken from the balance due for the " play of Mr. Fletcher's and ours.
In April 1822 he published in the Morning Chronicle a letter against George Canning's attack on Lord John Russell, and edited, or rather re-wrote, some discursive papers of Bentham, which he published under the title Analysis of the Influence of Natural Religion on the Temporal Happiness of Mankind by Philip Beauchamp ( 1822 ).