For that arms maker, Ivor Ichikowitz, the message is simple: Give war a chance.
The Chairman of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) was called the Honorable Ivor Montagu.
One minute the script, the next a story about Ivor Novello's tailor or the Tahiti steamer schedule in the Thirties.
He could only ask to be allowed to march once more with the sons of Ivor, who occupied the post of danger in the rear.
Ivor, do you think that scoundrel will dare to play me false?
Anne had gone to bed, Ivor and Mary were still in the garden.
Ivor could only imitate his relative's repetition of her inquiry.
"Any misunderstanding would be fatal," he went on, as solemnly as if the safety of Maxine's head depended upon Ivor's trip.
So after all, my dear Ivor, you must have been the victim of a delusion.
Ivor Donaldson chanced to be one of the group, but he did not come forward with the rest.