Example sentences for: davies

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  • 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.

  • They are written in the light, teary, lovely style of 19 th -century French song--the style that you can see in a little pastoral love poem of Hugo's, with the singer and pianist joined by Philippa Davies on flute, by clicking . The songs convey some of the orderliness and purity of Hugo's poetic imagination, his unflappable fluency, his verse structures varying with perfect control, as if every possible variation on rhythmic and melodic order lay easily within his grasp--as in, for instance, the opening bars that you can hear by clicking .

  • Traditional nicknames in England like Dusty Miller and Chalky White tended to disappear some time ago, and it is simply happening later in Wales, said Prof Davies.

  • Welsh Secretary Ron Davies recently had to resign after an encounter in a well-known gay haunt in south London, which led to him being mugged.

  • 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.


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