Bax


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Bax

(bæks)
n
(Biography) Sir Arnold (Edward Trevor). 1883–1953, English composer of romantic works, often based on Celtic legends, including the tone poem Tintagel (1917)
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Bax was giving out his text, she was in a state of acute discomfort.
Bax mounted the pulpit he shut up Sappho with his envelope between the pages, settled his spectacles, and fixed his gaze intently upon the clergyman.
Bax's had told him that the success of our rule in India, that vast country, largely depended upon the strict code of politeness which the English adopted towards the natives, which led to the remark that small things were not necessarily small, and that somehow to the virtue of sympathy, which was a virtue never more needed than to-day, when we lived in a time of experiment and upheaval-- witness the aeroplane and wireless telegraph, and there were other problems which hardly presented themselves to our fathers, but which no man who called himself a man could leave unsettled.
Bax's congregations were mainly composed of women, and he was used to assigning them their duties in his innocent clerical campaigns).
Bax, who had inspired him to write three of the most superb lines in English literature, an invocation to the Deity.
Bax again, quoting the peroration about the drop of water; and when Hewet scarcely replied to these remarks either, he merely pursed his lips, chose a fig, and relapsed quite contentedly into his own thoughts, of which he always had a very large supply.
Among them, Bcl-2 and Bax are the two representative members of the Bcl-2 family and are the key regulators of apoptosis in the mammalian cell.
'This is an avenue of new beginnings for our brothers who came back to the government for good,' Bax said.
The essential Bax, romantic fervour and Sibelius-style bardic breadth filtered though Celticfringe mysticism, is in the sonata's central Lento con molto espressione movement.
In 1992, the late film director Ken Russell made a television film dramatising Bax's later years, The Secret Life of Arnold Bax.
But at the meeting they asked us if we could deliver 1000 and by the time we had arrived back to Edinburgh they had decided to double it!" says Bax.
And having given his all to the club's cause through thick and thin, Bax has now reached a landmark that serves to emphasise his dedication...