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  • Writing to the Bodley Head on seeing the proofs for False Colours she wrote sternly ‘For Christ’s sweet sake – NO!

    On Georgette Heyer « Tales from the Reading Room 2010

  • This is the attention to detail that has marked Watts since its inception - the brainchild of three great Victorian pioneers of the new architectural gothic movement: George Bodley, Thomas Garner and George Gilbert Scott.

    Update on Some Liturgical Details for the Installation of Archbishop Vincent Nichols 2009

  • The toast, proposed by the Senior Member, Robert Shackleton – later Bodley's Librarian, the head of the Bodleian – was, for a reason known only to him, "Her late Majesty the Empress Catherine II of all the Russias".

    Hugh Muir's diary 2011

  • He left his archive to the college, including the letters from his old boys which will go on display in an exhibition on the college and the war, in the Bodley library which is normally closed to the public, as part of the Open Cambridge event next weekend.

    Letters from the front to go on show at Christ's College, Cambridge 2011

  • However, the sequence of photos below sent by a reader shows something a bit similar, if more official, and quite momentous from an art-historical view: the un-wreckovation of the high altar in St. Stephen's Chapel at the Anglican Cowley Fathers 'complex in Oxford, a space designed by Bodley with a ciborium by Comper.

    Reverse Iconoclasm in One Hour or Less 2009

  • His hopes were unexpectedly raised when Thomas Garner, the architectural partner of G.F. Bodley, the leading English church architect of the Gothic Revival, was given the commission to build the choir of Downside Abbey, the crowning work of his life.

    Noble Simplicity and the Liturgiologist Edmund Bishop 2009

  • Perhaps something new and different, yet traditional, will spring from its roots, like Goodhue's Gothic sprung from the earlier work of Pugint, Scot and Bodley, or how Comper's unified eclecticism came from everything he saw, but we have to start somewhere, and there is still so much to learn, in terms of design and craftsmanship.

    The Dangers of Architectural Positivism 2009

  • The plot: A mad cap British farce about mistresses and minks in the London fur salon of Bodley, Bodley, and Crouch.

    Not Now Darling X-Y-Z-Cosmonaut 2010

  • Deborah Borza, who lost her 20-year-old daughter, Deora Bodley, that day, says a permanent memorial will allow others to share what she feels in the pilgrimages she makes each year to honor her child in the stillness.

    As Pentagon tribute opens, others years away 2008

  • In his Introduction to The Bodley Head Jack London (London: The Bodley Head, 1963; Vol. I), Calder-Marshall wrote that this story was a variation of the "Yellow Peril" theme, "a common nightmare of the first decade of the century."

    “. . . in the stiff, dead fingers, the petition of his slaves who toiled in Hell's Bottom.” 2008


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