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Evelyn Waugh

British writer

Evelyn Waugh Synonyms

Evelyn Arthur Saint John Waugh, Evelyn Waugh, Waugh

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .But I saw today there was one thing unforgivable - like things in the school-room, so bad they were unpunishable, that only mummy could deal with - the bad thing I was on the point of doing, that I'm not quite bad enough to do; to set up a rival good to God's.'" - Evelyn Waugh

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .Conversation should be like juggling; up go the balls and the plates, up and over, in and out, good solid objects that glitter in the footlights and fall with a bang if you miss them. But when dear Sebastian speaks it is like a little sphere of soapsud drifting off the end of an old clay pipe, anywhere, full of rainbow light for a second and then - phut! vanished, with nothing left at all, nothing.'" - Evelyn Waugh

Example Sentence (Quote)

"...I wonder if you remember the story mummy read us the evening Sebastian first got drunk - I mean the bad evening. Father Brown said something like I caught him (the thief) with an unseen hook and and invisible line which is long enough to let him wander to the ends of the world and still to bring him back with a twitch upon the thread ."'" - Evelyn Waugh

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A copy of Dante's Purgatorio excited his especial disgust. French, eh? he said. I guessed as much, and pretty dirty too, I shouldn't wonder. Now just you wait while I look up these here books""”how he said it!"”"in my list. Particularly against books the Home Secretary is. If we can't stamp out literature in the country, we can at least stop its being brought in from outside."" - Evelyn Waugh

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A typical triumph of modern science to find the only part of Randolph that was not malignant and remove it. Diary entry (March 1964), after hearing that doctors had removed a benign tumor from Randolph Churchill." - Evelyn Waugh

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