Example sentences for: davies

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  • In a recent discussion of the subject in Bible Review , leading British scholar Philip Davies is quoted as saying that "the figure of King David is about as real as [that of] King Arthur," and minimalists point out that the archaeological evidence for David's existence amounts to a solitary reference to the "House of David" on a victory monument at Tel Dan.

  • With the exception of Bullmore's ghastly Rezia (her accent is pathetic), the rest of the actors are treasurable: Michael Kitchen as old Peter Walsh, who melds so perfectly with Alan Cox, the young Walsh, that I wondered if Gorris had got hold of a time machine and used the same actor twice; Selina Cadell's rough-hewed missionary Miss Kilman; Sarah Badel's stout and effulgent Lady Rosseter (the aged Sally Seton); Oliver Ford Davies' lockjawed twit Hugh Whitbread; John Standing's anxiously settled older Dalloway; and the lyrically foolish Lady Bruton of Margaret Tyzack, full of liberal schemes for helping the unemployed by shipping them off to Canada.

  • Numerous books target gays for "recovery," including Coming Out of Homosexuality , by Bob Davies, dean of the ex-gay evangelists.

  • Here he entertained the movie star Marion Davies, his mistress for 30 years, and famous guests such as Charlie Chaplin, Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald, Greta Garbo, Winston Churchill, Charles Lindbergh, and the photographer Herman Mankiewicz, who recorded life at San Simeon for posterity.

  • So Melville wrote Moby-Dick (1851) and John Buchan's autobiography was called Memory Hold-the-Door (1940), but Robertson Davies wrote Tempest Tost (1951), with no hyphen.


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