The Shielding of Mrs Forbes

Faber Stories, a landmark series of individual volumes, presents masters of the short story form at work in a range of genres and styles.

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Author: Alan Bennett

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 9780571354764

Category: Fiction

Page: 80

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'Thinking Betty was in the bath Graham was watching a late-night programme on Channel 4 called Footballers with Their Shirts Off when she unexpectedly came in on the trail of the hairdryer. "I didn't know you were interested in football," said Betty.' No one must ever find out that Graham is 'not the marrying sort'. Certainly not his wife, or his mother. As sex, blackmail and fanatical tidiness take over the West Yorkshire parish of Alwoodley, an unlikely caper unfolds.

Smut

Still, this is Alan Bennett, so what is happening in the bedroom (and in lots of other places too) is altogether more startling, perhaps shocking, and ultimately more true to people's predilections.

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Author: Alan Bennett

Publisher: Profile Books

ISBN: 9781847657657

Category: Fiction

Page: 180

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The Shielding of Mrs Forbes Graham Forbes is a disappointment to his mother, who thinks that if he must have a wife, he should have done better. Though her own husband isn't all that satisfactory either. Still, this is Alan Bennett, so what is happening in the bedroom (and in lots of other places too) is altogether more startling, perhaps shocking, and ultimately more true to people's predilections. The Greening of Mrs Donaldson Mrs Donaldson is a conventional middle-class woman beached on the shores of widowhood after a marriage that had been much like many others: happy to begin with, then satisfactory and finally dull. But when she decides to take in two lodgers, her mundane life becomes much more stimulating...

Annual Report of the Forbes Library

In addition we were very grateful at being remembered again by the Futterman
Fund. Their gift will be applied to the purchase of long-playing phonograph
records. Mrs. C. H. Bowker, Mrs. William Haller, and Miss Marthe Sturm were
among the ...

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Author: Forbes Library

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ISBN: UOM:39015043502965

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Forbes

25 years . pany union , but it encourages loyalty nobs with the celebrity set . She
among the work force . Says one union counts Estée Lauder , Mrs. Max Fisher
man , “ ' Where we are born , we wish to and Dina Merrill among her friends die .

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ISBN: UCSC:32106008178318

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The Film Addict s Archive

Miss Forbes pointed out this was impossible , because the pool was empty . The
stranger became very angry and insisted that Miss Forbes make arrangements to
have it filled immediately . There was a quarrel by the edge . The Theer lost his ...

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Author: Philip Oakes

Publisher: London : Elm Tree Books

ISBN: UOM:39015021852382

Category: American literature

Page: 212

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Selected scenes, stories and poems about the cinema by thirty of the best modern writers in English literature.

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said Mrs. Forbes, now joining in the conversation. "She thought he would be
better when he got his last situation. I will call and Bee them as I go to the station
to-morrow." "Are you going away to-morrow ? " said Dr. Farrer. " Yes. Ronald has
at ...

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Author: r. abercrombie, m.a.

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ISBN: OXFORD:555025235

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New Outlook

MERRELL - SOULE CO . , Syracuse , N.Y. GRATEFUL COMFORTING EPPS'S
COCOA duction that Miss Alice Bacon was ... a signal , until it was found that the
por“ Neue Freie Presse , ” Dr. Eduard Hanslick , trait of Mrs. Forbes had become
folded about who is now a septuagenarian , is about to re the artist's match - safe
and had shielded it tire on a pension from his professorship of against moisture .

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Author: Alfred Emanuel Smith

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ISBN: UOM:39015025903355

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The Outlook

... trait of Mrs. Forbes had become folded about who is now a septuagenarian , is
about to rethe artist's match - safe and had shielded it tire on a pension from his
professorship of against moisture . He succeeded in lighting a musical history at ...

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Belle Du Seigneur

Just once , Mrs Forbes , so that she does not suspect that she has been
ostracized on my account . ... they would still be what they were , utterly sure of
their truths , strong in the knowledge that they were the majority and the norm ,
shielded by ...

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Author: Albert Cohen

Publisher: Penguin Group USA

ISBN: WISC:89089017560

Category: Fiction

Page: 974

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Solal is a man of remarkable gifts and disappointed ideals. A Mediterranean Jew who is Under-Secretary of the League of Nations, he has become disillusioned with a world dominated by personal and national interest. His last hope for redemption is through love, and so he embarks on the seduction of his boss's wife, the beautiful Adrien.

Willie s Lie Detector

MRS . FORBES comforts her . ] MR . FORBES . Come , come , son . You're being
pretty hard on them , aren't you ? WILLIE . And what about your ... WILLIE . Maybe
she's just shielding the real cul — culpcriminal . Well , you gotta suspect ...

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Author: Virginia H. Gray

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ISBN: WISC:89090762758

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Page: 34

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Witch in the Wilderness

that shielded the after end of the main deck from the great sun that , now , rode
high in a brass sky . A wicker table occupied the center ... He bowed to Mrs.
Forbes and her blue eyes rested quietly on his face . “ Good morning , Captain
Cartault ...

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Author: Desmond Holdridge

Publisher:

ISBN: UCAL:$B56671

Category: Adventure and adventurers

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A group of highly civilized people are forced to become jungle dwellers for six months when their huge diesel yacht Witch is caught in the mud of an upper tributary of the Amazon.

Royal Poinciana

My visit abroad was by way of putting time and space between me and Mrs .
Forbes . ” A hundred questions came to her mind about the details of his
sundered marriage , but none fit to raise . Divorce in his social world was scandal
enough not ...

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Author: Thea Coy Douglass

Publisher: Dutton Adult

ISBN: 1556110480

Category: Fiction

Page: 428

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During the winter of 1896 and 1897, Madeleine Memory, the efficient and tranquil head housekeeper of a Palm Beach hotel for the well-to-do, finds her life drastically altered by a maverick playboy, Harrison St. John Loring

World Traveler

Mrs. Montagu Forbes , Louis Mountbatten , attired in a flowcousin of the bride ,
wore pale green ered frock , was as smart ... Included among the latest
mechanical developments are a self - starter , a place for radio equipment ,
shielded motors ...

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105117052600

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The Merry Wives of Massachusetts

25 Mrs. Benjamin Langham Forbes Minturn, enveloped in an old Harris tweed
Inverness cape that had belonged to her late husband, shielded her eyes with
her hand and surveyed the sea. The wind had died down somewhat, and the sun
 ...

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Author: James Reid Parker

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The Forbidden Garden

Forbes inspected these himself and assures me it will never happen again . Best
love , Julia . ... Mrs. Marrable realized with shock that the methodical mind which
had carried her safely through the last three years was beginning to veer in all
directions . It was a little ... The eye muscle jerked under her shielding palm . Mrs.

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Author: Ursula Reilly Curtiss

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105012188566

Category: Detective and mystery stories

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Holiday Homes Cottages and Apartments in Britain

... Road for bookings Mrs M A Farrow , 45 Swafield Rise , North Walsham ,
Norfolk NR28 ODG North Walsham ( 0692 ) 405188 ... Within walking distance of
town centre and shielded by pine trees . ... Chestnut Cottage for bookings Mrs M
Forbes , Chestnuts , Bledington , Oxford , Oxon OX7 6XQ kin am ( 060871 ) 308
Small ...

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ISBN: CORNELL:31924003040189

Category: Apartments

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Literary Forgeries and Mystifications

TOGETHER WITH THE WHOLE OP THE AFFECTING INTERVIEW AND FINAL
FAREWELL OF MRS . FAUNTLEROY , MRS . FORBES , AND HIS CHILDREN .
WHAT should I fear in youthful days ? Why shun delicious joy ? Why the sports of
 ...

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Author: Richard Landon

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105113644731

Category: Literary forgeries and mystifications

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Cinefantastique

Telling her story about Forbes ' body to Dr. Haymes ( Ronald Hines ) , she's told
she's delusional . ... Escaping temporarily , Mrs. Peel is captured , locked in a
chastity belt in the museum , and eventually tortured until she agrees to disclose
who knows of her ... The story is reminiscent of “ The Town of No Return ” in
which an entire populace is wedded to a secret which must be shielded from
outsiders .

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ISBN: UCSC:32106012307218

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