In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Most readers of this collection will be familiar with Foot's magisterial two-volume biography of Aneurin Bevan, published in 1962 and 1973.
- In this magisterial tour d' horizon of the changing 20 th-century US presidency, Stephen Graubard argues that war and the threat of war have been factors as salient in the development of the presidency as the personalities involved.
- Another big talking point will be the magisterial presence of Ryu Seung Min, the Olympic champion from South Korea, whose footwork has left spectators across the planet gasping for breath.
- This quotation is the epigraph to David Halberstam's magisterial ‘Summer of '49,’ surely one of the most influential books in the baseball literary canon.
- Possibly only Professor Peter Groenewegen, the author of a magisterial biography of the English economist Alfred Marshall, could surpass him in this.
- In Schumann's Fourth Symphony his measured speeds are so subtly controlled that again squareness is avoided, while Emil Gilels gives a magisterial account of the Piano Concerto, crisply lightened in the central Intermezzo.
- The short volume is composed of a set of lectures that Keegan, author of such magisterial works as The First World War and Fields of Battle, wrote in 1988 for the British Broadcasting System.
- As a subject area, philosophy still suffers from an image problem sometimes, whether as austere, magisterial or downright difficult, so this reassurance seems entirely appropriate.
- With its deep research, compelling subject, clear analysis, and magisterial yet accessible authorial voice, Black Prisoners and Their World will be a standard point of reference for years to come.
- William Randolph Hearst was, as the author of this magisterial study rightly says, a major force in American politics and journalism for half a century.
- In his magisterial book on leadership, James MacGregor Burns describes the intellectual as someone concerned with ‘values, purposes and ends that transcend immediate needs’.
- With their aid he took an audience of aspiring civil servants through a magisterial ecological history of the Himalaya: the glaciers, the rivers, the forests, the fields.
- The performers look directly at us - here is no subterfuge, no stage personas, just magisterial skill on transparent display.
- If Professor Kent's study is incisive and short, Lord Hattersley's is long and designed (but fails) to be magisterial.
- However, these issues are really just hairsplitting; it is difficult to find fault with such a magisterial work simply because the author did not cast an already broad net even wider.
- Volume 2 of Roy Foster's magisterial biography of W. B. Yeats opens in 1915, when Yeats was in his fiftieth year and at a crossroads in his life.
- Their magisterial collaboration with Yefim Bronfman on Brahms's masterpiece was a real event!
- The Australian People - the magisterial single-volume encyclopaedia of the Nation, its Peoples, and their Origins - was first released in Australia's bicentennial year of 1988.
- But it's the obvious conclusion to emerge from Moloney's magisterial work, though he doesn't himself draw it out as explicitly as this.
- To be fair, Nathan Rosenberg and L.E. Birdzell, in their magisterial How The West Grew Rich, do argue that labor unions improved wages in manufacturing.
- In film after film, the director's misanthropy - the magisterial technique that reduced the actors in his films to stick figures carrying out his bidding - represented the triumph of the mechanical over the human.
- They are not claiming magisterial authority and bossing other people around.
- Roy Keane, perhaps, at his most magisterial, used to command the midfield and dictate traffic.
- I can picture him now, often speaking without a note, with humour, incisive argument and magisterial disdain for the opposing view, swatting away anyone ill-judged enough to make a hostile intervention.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.