Anglomaniac


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An`glo`ma´ni`ac


n.1.One affected with Anglomania.
References in classic literature ?
WHILE he feasted his eyes upon Aglaya, as she talked merrily with Evgenie and Prince N., suddenly the old anglomaniac, who was talking to the dignitary in another corner of the room, apparently telling him a story about something or other--suddenly this gentleman pronounced the name of "Nicolai Andreevitch Pavlicheff" aloud.
The essay argues that Morgan's interaction with the "Anglomaniac" Chinese human trafficker, Sing, and his outrage against rich American tourists "slumming" in Key West reveal that his identity crisis is the result of his liminal position within the prevailing racial hierarchy.
Sir Isaiah Berlin called Chaim Weizmann an Anglomaniac, a good phrase: British Jews as a whole were Anglomaniacs.
Notwithstanding this grinding poverty she becomes a "complete Anglomaniac" (139), convinced of "the coherent view of life which makes England tick" (165).
Despite a comparatively small British presence, there was even a bunt in Moscow in the 1790s, the joint master of which was a Russian named Gusiatnikov, renowned as 'a very great Anglomaniac and very precise gentleman' with his English hounds and English hunters.
Wilkinson, the learned patron of the Malay school system, (57) was convinced that the forgotten classics should be introduced to Malay reading to rescue it from the modernising urban literati -- 'the Anglomaniac with his piebald diction and the pan-Islamic pundit with his long Arabic words'.
(1) Odette, in Proust's Du Cote de chez Swann and A l'Ombre des jeunes filles en fleur, is characteristically portrayed as an Anglomaniac, showing her supposed acquaintance with things English in her use of English words and expressions typically encapsulated in her refrain 'comme disent nos voisins les Anglais': Marcel Proust, A la Recherche du temps perdu.