(1) In his biography, Tony Blair admits to having accumulated 70 at one point – "considered by some to be a bit of a constitutional outrage", he adds.
(2) Michael Holroyd, in his biography of George Bernard Shaw , gives an illuminating example of myopic hostility to Russia by the right even when we desperately needed allies.
(3) Tommy (1975), an engaging version of the Who's slightly dotty rock opera, was followed by two of his less successful freeform biographies, Lisztomania (1975), starring the Who's Roger Daltrey, and Valentino (1977), starring Rudolf Nureyev.
(4) A biography, magazine articles, and various surveys of his work convey the impression that his ideas are timely, or at least that they are historically important.
(5) Haki's naivety about English detective fiction is more than matched by Latimer's ingenuous excitement as Haki describes to him Dimitrios's sordid career, and he decides it would be fun to write the gangster's biography.
(6) "Cameron's interpretation of Merkel's stance is partially based on a misunderstanding," said Stefan Kornelius, foreign editor of Süddeutsche Zeitung and author of an authorised Merkel biography.
(7) His many books, which included a biography of Oliver Cromwell and a celebration of the radical millenarian groups of the period called The World Turned Upside Down, were widely read.
(8) A brief biography of David Edward Hughes is outlined.
(9) Yet the biography of this pupil and successor of Korsakov is that of a liberal, who championned the cause of human rights under the ancient regime, and in particular those of the mentally ill. His theoretical writings, published in the medico-psychological Annales in 1903-1904, are a contribution to the critique made by the French speaking school of the extended conception of dementia praecox developed by Kraepelin in 1899, and taken up by Bleuler in 1911, with his description of the group of schizophrenias.
(10) Another lawsuit obliged Ian Hamilton to rewrite large sections of an unauthorised biography published in 1988 – the supreme court ruled that quotations from Salinger's letters infringed his copyright.
(11) As any biography will also tell you, for all his shape-shifting brilliance, Bowie is a Royal Variety Performance vaudevillian at heart.
(12) It is a sophisticated grid, mounted upon a database that is said to have been more than two years in the development, containing biographies of individuals believed to pose a threat to US interests, and their known or suspected locations, as well as a range of options for their disposal.
(13) After the Scot sued Rooney over allegations in a biography the pair reconciled but whether Moyes would want him to stay at United is not yet clear, though he will have the final say on the striker's future.
(14) In the case of Twitter this may include who wrote the tweet, their biography, their location, when it was written, how many other tweets have been on that users account, what time it was, who it was sent to, where the author is normally based and, surprisingly in the case of Twitter , the 140 characters of the content in the tweet as well,” he said.
(15) For a time, he tells me, the new library operated without a biography section; crime and sci-fi disappeared, too.
(16) The details of her biography presented here are not as well known--especially the subsequent course of her illness and treatment and her struggle against prostitution and the white slave trade, the latter carried on with special fascination.
(17) I first met Boris in 1987, and a few years ago wrote an unauthorised biography of him , but no specialist knowledge is required to see that this is what he is like.
(18) Douglas county sheriff John Hanlin said during the press conference that officials were still working to notify victims next-of-kin and said the medical examiner’s office was expected to release their names and brief biographies Friday afternoon.
(19) As the key leave campaigner Boris Johnson said in his biography of Winston Churchill two years ago, the European Union, together with Nato, “has helped to deliver a period of peace and prosperity for its people as long as any since the days of the Antonine emperors”.
(20) He was an astonishing figure, as Tim Hilton’s magisterial 2002 biography of him proves.
(n.) A speech or writing in commendation of the character or services of a person; as, a fitting eulogy to worth.
(1) Instead, most of the eulogies now being written in his memory are extolling him as a man of peace.
(2) Llew Smith, the leftwing MP whose retirement triggered the fatal vacancy, gave the eulogy.
(3) I pay $4 for the local paper, the Lord Howe Island Signal – 38 pages of printed A4 paper bound together, with the front page pointing to the eulogy of a 90-year-old man written by a man with the same name.
(4) Obama gives the eulogy at his funeral on 29 August.
(5) You made history, you opened their eyes.” In his eulogy, the Rev Steve Daniels Jr of Shiloh Missionary Baptist church questioned why racial profiling still occurred in the US He said he grew up in Mississippi in the 1950s and 60s and understood the frustrations expressed by today’s protesters in response to police shootings of black people.
(6) A t the Jerusalem funeral of the four French Jews murdered in the HyperCacher supermarket, Claude Bloch was standing near the back listening to the French ecology minister, Ségolène Royal, deliver her eulogy on behalf of the French government.
(7) Once the eulogies have been delivered, once the TV cameras move on, to go back to business as usual – that’s what we so often do to avoid uncomfortable truths about the prejudice that still infects our society.
(8) ... Ronald and Nancy Reagan were defined by their love for each other.” Baker also read an excerpt from one letter Ronald wrote to Nancy that said: “I live in a permanent Christmas because God gave me you.” In a heartfelt eulogy, the Reagans’ daughter, Patti Davis, recalled her mother’s struggles after her father died.
(9) Daniel Hamilton, a Conservative European election candidate, tweeted: " Ronnie Biggs was a violent criminal who evaded facing justice for decade s. I find today's gushing eulogies slightly offensive."
(10) Then the brothers – Gilad visibly emotional, Omri more controlled – recited the Kaddish, the Jewish prayer for the dead, ahead of a series of eulogies led by the military chief of staff Benny Gantz.
(11) Disneynature's African Cats , for example, frames its cheetah protagonist as a struggling "single mother" coping with five cubs (despite the fact that female cheetahs are generally solitary) and is crammed with eulogies to maternal love and courage.
(12) Over the years, he delivered a series of moving eulogies, a collection of which was published in 2001 as The Work Of Mourning, but whose French title is even more apt: Chaque fois unique, la fin du monde (Each time unique, the end of the world).
(13) The woman’s action came a day after President Barack Obama gave the eulogy for a black pastor who was murdered by an apparent white supremacist along with eight other people in a Charleston church last week.
(14) Fiona and our children were the key to getting me through those days – my daughter Grace made me rehearse the most emotional bits of my eulogy again and again, in front of her, until I could do them without crying or my voice cracking – and enduring relationships are fundamental to the kind of happiness I am outlining.
(15) Pink Floyd – The Endless River Apparently, this is Pink Floyd’s final studio album: a selection of ambient-inspired tracks begun during the recording of their 1994 album The Division Bell, recently divested of their original title – The Big Spliff – and completed by the band’s surviving members David Gilmour and Nick Mason as a kind of eulogy to late keyboard player Rick Wright.
(16) In his eulogy, Blair said the man known as the bulldozer "could leave considerable debris in his wake.
(17) Most eulogies glossed over his first five years at Manchester, when he failed and found himself "one defeat away from a sacking".
(18) It was a night of outstanding drama, fully reaffirming all the eulogies about German football, and when it was all done Bayern Munich had won their fifth European Cup and we were reminded what a brutal business football can be when it comes to making losers of heroes.
(19) The tragic and inevitable deaths ought to be left for eulogies and grieving.
(20) President Shimon Peres , a usually dovish elder statesman, echoed official vows to punish Hamas in his eulogy in the cemetery in the centre of the country": "I know that the murderers will be found.