American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Sackville, Thomas. First Earl of Dorset and Baron Buckhurst. 1536-1608. English political adviser and poet who collaborated with Thomas Norton (1532-1584) on the blank-verse drama Gorboduc (1561), the first tragedy written in English.
“Mr. Gray" the jeweller in Sackville Street, ;”
“We’ve been talking about Sitwell, and there are similarly some liabilities of style and sensibility in Sackville-West’s verse – but overall, these are delightful (and occasionally dark) works that really try to reflect the rhythms of cultivation.”
“Well, in the first place I did not, of course, see the bear in the city, but in a place called Sackville -- a section of country about five miles long, and extending over hill and dale and valley; through woods and across streams.”
“Now he stopped calling Sackville and began to call "Anglesy.”
“This lovely spot was known as Sackville's Mill-dike.”
“This lovely spot is now known as Sackville's Mill-dike.”
“Lady Middlesex is breeding-the child will be well-born; the Sackville is the worst blood it is supposed to swell with.”
“The Sackville is the only surviving example of those small but indomitable ships.”
“No word as of yet on who will portray those greedy Sackville-Bagginses or whether Jackson will figure out a way to shoehorn Viggo Mortensen into the production.”
“Hers was a parallel with another 'human story' of love between two literary women: Virginia Woolf & Vita Sackville-West happening nearly simultaneously across the pond in England.”
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