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4 edition of Sydney Smith; a biography & a selection. found in the catalog.

Sydney Smith; a biography & a selection.

by Gerald William Bullett

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Smith, Sydney, 1771-1845.,
    • Authors, English -- 19th century -- Biography.,
    • Clergy -- England -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1951 ed.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX5199.S73 B84 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination316 p.
      Number of Pages316
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4577038M
      ISBN 100837157773
      LC Control Number77138578

      Sydney Smith is the illustrator of Smoot, A Rebellious Shadow by Michelle Cuevas, Sidewalk Flowers by JonArno Lawson, The White Cat and the Monk by Jo Ellen Bogart, and Look-Out for the Fitzgerald Trouts and Knock About with the Fitzgerald-Trouts by Esta Spalding, among was born in Nova Scotia and has an Interdisciplinary BFA from NSCAD University. Sydney Smith is often referred to in political biographies and memoirs of the early 19th century - from which you learn him to have been a great wit, but very little else about him. This is a thoughtful concise and well written biography of a man who was lionised in society for his conversation and admired for his letter-writing but who was 4/5(1).

      - Sydney Smith quotes from "The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities.".   Sydney Smith is a writing mentor, teacher and author of short stories, essays, and The Lost Woman, a memoir of survival. Sydney's latest book The Architecture of Narrative about how to plot and structure fiction is out now.

      Early life. He was born in London in and arrived in Australia with his parents later that same year. His father (d. ) was manager of the Menzies Hotel, Melbourne and later of the Hotel Australia, Sydney for over 20 years. His parents adopted the form "Ure Smith": his mother (d. ) was born Catherine Ure, but formally their surname remained : 9 January , London.   Sydney George Ure Smith (), by Max Dupain, National Portrait Gallery, , gelatin silver photograph, x cm, purchased Sydney George Ure Smith (), publisher and artist, was born on 9 January at Stoke Newington, London, son of John Smith, steward with the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co.


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As Canon of St. Paul's and the most famous wit of his generation, Sydney Smith left a legacy of writings from polemics to epigrams which have been fortunately recollected and introduced for his more modern readers.

Auden, appropriately perceptive himself, makes an appreciative host for the gathering. Sydney Goodsir Smith (26 October – 15 January ) was a New Zealand-born Scottish poet, artist, dramatist and novelist. He wrote poetry in literary Scots often referred to as Lallans (Lowlands dialect), and was a major figure of the Scottish Renaissance.

Francis Sydney Smythe, better known as Frank Smythe or F. Smythe (6 July – 27 June ), was an English mountaineer, author, photographer and botanist. He is best remembered for his mountaineering in the Alps as well as in the Himalayas, where he identified a region that he named the "Valley of Flowers", now a protected ascents include two new routes on the Brenva Face of.

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by David Hill Radcliffe, also contrib. by Sarah Austin (HTML at ). SYDNEY SMITH by GEORGE W. RUSSELL LONDON, NINETEEN HUNDRED AND FIVE PREFACE In writing this Study of Sydney Smith, I have been working in a harvest-field where a succession of diligent gleaners had preceded me.

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Sydney Smith was an English writer and an Anglican cleric. He along with his friends founded ‘The Edinburgh Review’ which fascinated the masses by its political and literary criticism. He wrote articles for it and his contribution for the first 25 years is believed to play a significant role in its success.

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