Harold Nicolson


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English diplomat and author (1886-1968)

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7) Harold Nicolson, Diplomacy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1950), 49, 110.
Amenhotep freely admitted the truth of the accusations, (according to Harold Nicolson an ideal diplomat should), but castigated the Babylonian messengers: ''on one occasion your messengers went to your father and their mouths spoke hatred; (now) a second time they go and speak hatred to you.
CAROL ANN SAYS: Vita Sackville-West (1892-1962) is best known for her long poem The Land (1927), for her close friendship with Virginia Woolf and for her creation of the magnificent garden at Sissinghurst Castle, her home in Kent with her husband, Harold Nicolson.
Osbert Sitwell] and Harold Nicolson were together filling embarkation cards on a Channel crossing.
For the last four decades Sir Harold Nicolson and his wife, Vita Sackville-West, have enjoyed cult status in the literary world.
Adam's grandparents were Vita Sackville-West and Sir Harold Nicolson, creators of the famous garden at Sissinghurst.
VITA Sackville-West, the British author of All Passion Spent (1931) and The Edwardians (1930), among other novels, was the wife of diplomat Harold Nicolson and shared a passionate relationship with Virginia Woolf from 1922 until the latter's death by suicide in 1941.
Years later, when the writer Harold Nicolson was preparing the Queen Mother's biography, she revealed how Bertie had been "appalled" at the idea of becoming monarch.
Harold Nicolson, parliamentary secretary to the Ministry of Information, told his wife, the author Vita Sackville- West, that he had a poison pill they could share in the event of a German occupation.
In his Diaries & Letters Harold Nicolson writes of his friend Cyril Connolly, "He admits to being frightened by the V.
Jefferson (New York, 1985); Harold Nicolson, Good Behaviour, being a Study of Certain Types of Civility (London, 1955); Cecil Porter, Not Without A Chaperone.
From Leslie Stephen and Edmund Gosse to Harold Nicolson, Virginia Woolf, and Leon Edel, respected academics as well as gifted amateurs have anguished over their responsibility in revealing the slipshod, the common, and the vulgar so often foisted upon the readers of biography.
29, 1948, diary of Harold Nicolson, one of the coolest and most sober British diplomats of his generation: "[I]t is probably true that Russia is preparing for the final battle for world mastery and that once she has enough bombs she will destroy Western Europe, occupy Asia, and have a final death struggle with America.
He reveals how horticulturists Harold Nicolson and Vita Sackville-West's designs have given the estate a warm and intimate atmosphere, transforming the gardens into a series of outdoor 'rooms'.
You will visit the great gardens of Sissinghurst Castle, one of the National Trust's most popular gardens, created by the celebrated horticulturist Vita Sackville West and her husband Sir Harold Nicolson.