Example sentences for: davies

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  • Opposite City Hall are the twin façades of the Veterans’ Building and the War Memorial Opera House, where, in 1945, the United Nations Charter was signed; plus the curved glass front of the Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall, home of the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra.

  • 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.

  • Traditional Welsh nicknames, on the decline with population changes and the break-up of communities once dominated by the coal industry, need to be collected before they are lost forever, says Christie Davies, Professor of Sociology at Reading University.

  • Hugh Davies, "Saudis Detain Member of Anti-American Terror Group," Daily Telegraph (London), Aug. 2, 1997.

  • Hafner and Lyon tell the story of how two scientists, Paul Baran in America and Donald Davies in England, arrived independently at the notion of packet switching.


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