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Contemporary Examples of elia
“Five of them would attend a show and each one would memorize a certain part of a garment,” said Elia.The Big Business of Fashion Counterfeits
December 24, 2014
For New Faces of ‘52, a landmark revue, I did a satire on Death of a Salesman and Elia Kazan’s superheavy direction.Mel Brooks Is Always Funny and Often Wise in This 1975 Playboy Interview
February 16, 2014
Essays of Elia by Charles Lamb Perfection is the objective in the good essay.Andrew O’Hagan’s Six Favorite Essay Collections
February 1, 2013
Even the physical reality of losing a girlfriend and gaining a boyfriend proves to be easier for Elia than one might imagine.
“There was a rough patch for sure,” Elia said in a separate call, shortly after I finished speaking with Chaz.
Historical Examples of elia
Elia could have done that muchand Leigh Hunt have done it even better.
He is no true lover of Elia who does not care to know who the ‘Distant Correspondent’ was.Obiter Dicta
He reminded me much of Elia's description of Bensley's Malvolio.John Forster
Percy Hethrington Fitzgerald
The ready-witted Elia often took the creature out with him when walking at Enfield.
"Distant Correspondents," in the Essays of Elia, first series ed.
- without resistance
Word Origin for lamb
Old English lamb "lamb," from Proto-Germanic *lambaz (cf. Old Norse, Old Frisian, Gothic lamb, Middle Dutch, Dutch lam, Middle High German lamp, German Lamm "lamb"). Common to the Germanic languages, but with no certain cognates outside them. Old English plural was lomberu. Applied to persons (especially young Church members, gentle souls, etc.) from late Old English. Also sometimes used ironically for cruel or rough characters (e.g. Kirke's Lambs in wars of 1684-86). Lamb's-wool (adj.) is from 1550s.
see hanged for a sheep (as a lamb); in two shakes (of a lamb's tail); like a lamb to the slaughter.