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Firbank

(Arthur Annesley) Ronald. 1886--1926, English novelist, whose works include Valmouth (1919), The Flower beneath the Foot (1923), and Concerning the Eccentricities of Cardinal Pirelli (1926)
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Huddersfield teachers Bev Firbank (left) and Alison Bray outside St Paul's Cathedral and above left, the Queen and Prince Philip outside the cathedral yesterday after the national service of thanksgiving
Jed Mayer argues that in Firbank "[u]tterance is fragmented" and that "disembodied conversations take place in a kind of void," thereby stressing a similarly repetitious vacuity of signification (96).
But, passionate about horses, she was running her own riding school when she met Thomas Firbank in 1931, shortly after he bought Dyffryn.
Guests donned their finest outfits for a fun evening at the Shell Upstream Dinner Dance held in the city's luxury Marcliffe Hotel Two good Florence Chong with Aileen Ong Happy couple Alexander and Margaret Rennie Cocktails Mark and Angela Downes & Pam and Steve Gardiner Smiles Wayne and Lesley Firbank & Suzanne and Ben Kington Fun time Tom Moore & Jennifer Mayfield Stylish Ewan Stevenson and Fiona McKay Friends Pamela Evans & Julie Donaldson
Firbank, he opines, was not sufficiently serious about his unseriousness--implying, I gathered, that Waugh was, which is indeed the case.
Dyffryn Mymbyr at Capel Curig was made famous by Thomas Firbank in his book I bought a Mountain.
This week's winner is Jay Firbank, of Chorleywood, Herts, who says: "My houseplants thrive because I give them water from my fish tank.
United fan Tom Murphy, 49 - who watched the game in the Firbank pub, near Old Trafford - said: "It's the next best thing to being at the match.
THE MAN UTD VERDICT UNITED Fans crammed into the Firbank pub in Newall Green, Manchester, yesterday and - apart from the result - loved what they saw.
presents 5 chapters of as many authors--Jane Bowles, James Purdy, Ronald Firbank, Henry Green, and Penelope Fitzgerald--whose work was allegorical rather than realistic and, in an age when realism was valued most, have been mis-read and often under-appreciated as a result.
This possibility is echoed in the exhibition's title, "Inclinations," which is borrowed from a Ronald Firbank novel, but is also a rather polite word that hides other, cruder words, and is echoed even in the artist's anonymous-seeming name: a mixture of the upfront and the hidden, the visible and the mysterious.