Hirst


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Hirst

(hɜːst)
n
(Biography) Damien. born 1965, British artist, noted esp for his works featuring dead animals preserved in tanks of formaldehyde, and for his 2007 sculpture, For the Love of God, a human skull encrusted with flawless diamonds
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Hirst no longer impressed one with the majesty of his intellect, but with the pathos of his young yet ugly body, for he stooped, and he was so thin that there were dark lines between the different bones of his neck and shoulders.
There can't be two opinions about that, I imagine," said Hirst, hopping briskly across the room, "unless you're in love--that fat woman Warrington?
The women I saw to-night were not fat," said Hirst, who was taking advantage of Hewet's company to cut his toe-nails.
said Hirst, examining the big toe on his left foot.
Although they had known each other for three years Hirst had never yet heard the true story of Hewet's loves.
Then--then--then--" pondered Hewet, as if to himself, "it would be an e-nor-mous world," he said, stretching his arms to their full width, as though even so they could hardly clasp the billowy universe, for when he was with Hirst he always felt unusually sanguine and vague.
I don't think you altogether as foolish as I used to, Hewet," said Hirst.
Thank God, you'll never get the donkeys," said Hirst.
From twelve to sixteen hours I would say," said Hirst.
I confine myself to cricket and crime," said Hirst.
Joshua Harris of Eeles Park, Brondesbury, has had a son," said Hirst.
Hirst brought chairs, and tea began again, Susan pouring cascades of water from pot to pot, always cheerfully, and with the competence of long use.