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Rosemary Sutcliff
Mainly life (1920-92), love of words & nature, children’s literature & historical fiction of “impish, irreverent writer of genius” (Guardian) | By AGL, godson.
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Rosemary Sutcliff 18h
Yes, a treat in store discovering Rosemary Sutcliff (but NB no E!)
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Rosemary Sutcliff 18h
But till now I’ve always found it pretty instant in beginning to count? Posts from couple hours ago still showing zero!
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Rosemary Sutcliff 18h
. Founder Toynbee Hall Sett’ment—future elite come "to learn as much as to teach; to receive as much to give" = ?
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Rosemary Sutcliff 19h
. Included London Toynbee Hall, Mary Ward Settlement, Manchester Settlement, Bristol (now Barton Hill)
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Rosemary Sutcliff 19h
. Settlement Movement (& Settlement Houses) from late 1880s. Response to urban poverty: Elite living with/learning from poor.
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Rosemary Sutcliff 19h
Idea emerged yday + that are some of descendants of Victorian Settlement philosophy
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Rosemary Sutcliff 19h
Good to learn of @thefrontlinesw yday. See (altho’ seems moved along from 1980s!) (from AG Lawton)
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Rosemary Sutcliff 19h
Problem with view-counting? Stopped to day, even though this tweet has been responded to!
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Rosemary Sutcliff 19h
Tks compliment re detection. But you shouldn’t encourage me!— I find 'hung jury' used first 1840ish!
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Rosemary Sutcliff 19h
. ‘hung parliament’ phrase (first?) used in written English about 1944
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Rosemary Sutcliff 19h
I was (a little) wrong. In 1974 ‘hung parliament’ was in The Times Diary
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Rosemary Sutcliff 20h
Intriguing. has first use of it in a letter in 1974. But it was used circa 1944.
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Rosemary Sutcliff 20h
Found on ‘hung jury’ ‘Hung parliament’ nothing..
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Helen Ayres 21h
Apparently all down to the late Simon Hoggart,who coined it publicly in the 70s.Shame he can't illuminate on origins.
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Aodh 21h
Is it not in the sense of 'balanced'?
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Richard Ashcroft 21h
...and where, etc. There is a great scene on this in "Mr Turner".
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Rosemary Sutcliff 22h
(pl RT) What is origin of phrase “hung parliament”? ‘Hung' jury? But then what is origin of that? Related to 'hung' as in suspended between?
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Rosemary Sutcliff 23h
Herland: the forgotten feminist classic about a civilisation without men is to be republished
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Rosemary Sutcliff Mar 29
Intriguing to see UK divided up into London-population sized bits! via
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Saviour Pirotta Mar 29
My literary and media heroes
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