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Beerbohm

noun
1.
English writer and caricaturist (1872-1956).  Synonyms: Max Beerbohm, Sir Henry Maxmilian Beerbohm.



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"Beerbohm" Quotes from Famous Books



... an Englishman," he explained, "I know my London well, Mr. Soames. Your name and fame—Mr. Beerbohm's, too—very known to me. Your point is, who am I?" He glanced quickly over his shoulder, and in a lowered voice said, ...
— Enoch Soames - A Memory of the Eighteen-nineties • Max Beerbohm

... ceiling. Lady Franks sat at a large black Bechstein piano at one end of this vacant yellow state-room. She sat, a little plump elderly lady in black lace, for all the world like Queen Victoria in Max Beerbohm's drawing of Alfred Tennyson reading to her Victorian Majesty, with space before her. Arthur's wife was bending over some music in a remote corner ...
— Aaron's Rod • D. H. Lawrence

... to be an artist. As Mr. Max Beerbohm pointed out in one of his extraordinarily sensible and sincere critiques, Whistler really regarded Whistler as his greatest work of art. The white lock, the single eyeglass, the remarkable hat—these were much dearer to him than any nocturnes or arrangements that he ever threw ...
— Heretics • Gilbert K. Chesterton

... same fabulous monsters, the same virgins on the rocks, the same exotic and undreamed of flora and fauna, the same mystic paganism, the same exquisitely jewelled workmanship. One can find further analogies in the Aubrey Beardsley of "Under the Hill," in the elaborate stylized irony of Max Beerbohm. Surely not provincials these, but just ...
— The Merry-Go-Round • Carl Van Vechten



Words linked to "Beerbohm" :   Max Beerbohm, author, writer, Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree, caricaturist



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