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  • In Perth, I had found a book about Mozart by the British art critic Sacheverell Sitwell 1897-1988, who wrote: "Perhaps it is true that no one can hope to hear more than half of Mozart."

    A Midair Mozart Marathon

  • A city friend of the art critic Sacheverell Sitwell advised him to hoard his shotgun cartridges, "for there will be shooting".

    State of Emergency: The Way We Were: Britain, 1970-1974 by Dominic Sandbrook

  • Even the day the coyote took our precious dog, Sacheverell, I saw the red in his watery blood-shot eyes penetrating me from that mangy beast.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • She already knew the aristocratic siblings, Osbert, Sacheverell and Edith Sitwell (as well as their protégé, the impecunious composer William Walton).

    Ada Leverson.

  • Benjamin Hoadley, the Whig divine, had been engaged in controversy with Sacheverell, Blackall, and Atterbury.

    The Journal to Stella

  • Hill, he forced me to his house at Hampstead to dinner among a great deal of ill company; among the rest Mr. Hoadley, [15] the Whig clergyman, so famous for acting the contrary part to Sacheverell: [16] but tomorrow I design again to see Stratford.

    The Journal to Stella

  • Sir Simon Harcourt, afterwards Viscount Harcourt, had been counsel for Sacheverell.

    The Journal to Stella

  • [11] In a letter to Swift of Jan. 31, 1712, Sacheverell, after expressing his indebtedness to St. John and Harley, said, “For yourself, good Doctor, who was the first spring to move it, I can never sufficiently acknowledge the obligation,” and in a postscript he hinted that a place in the Custom House which he heard was vacant might suit his brother.

    The Journal to Stella

  • Sacheverell know this, that he may take his measures accordingly, but he shall be none of my acquaintance.

    The Journal to Stella

  • In 1710 he published pamphlets on behalf of Sacheverell, and in 1712 Swift secured for him the post of chaplain to Bolingbroke.

    The Journal to Stella

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