Lawson


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Lawson

(ˈlɔːsən)
n
1. (Biography) Henry Archibald. 1867–1922, Australian poet and short-story writer, whose work is taken as being most representative of the Australian outback, esp in While the Billy Boils (1896) and Joe Wilson and his Mates (1901)
2. (Biography) Nigel, Baron. born 1932, British Conservative politician; Chancellor of the Exchquer (1983–89).
3. (Biography) his daughter, Nigella (naɪˈdʒɛlə). born 1960, British journalist, broadcaster, and cookery writer
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Lawson, whom he had met at luncheon, sat opposite to him.
Lawson spoke so aggressively that Philip was taken aback, but he was not obliged to answer because Flanagan broke in impatiently.
"You were ginny last night, Flanagan," said Lawson.
"The right breast be damned," shouted Lawson. "The whole thing's a miracle of painting."
Lawson, white with passion now, began to defend the head; but Clutton, who had been sitting in silence with a look on his face of good-humoured scorn, broke in.
"All right, I'll give you the head," cried Lawson. "Take the head and be damned to you."
"Oh, God, send down fire from heaven to consume the blasphemer," said Lawson. "What has nature got to do with it?
"Ruskin's style--a thing of shreds and purple patches," said Lawson. "Besides, damn the Great Victorians.
Lawson stared at him for a moment with his green eyes and then nodded.
But Flanagan had had enough of intellectual conversation for one evening, and when Lawson made his suggestion, turned to Philip.
After much cogitation Matthew resolved to go to Samuel Lawson's store instead of William Blair's.
TO THE MEMORY OF Aunt Mary Lawson WHO TOLD ME MANY OF THE TALES REPEATED BY THE STORY GIRL Once upon a time we all walked on the golden road.