Orczy

NOUN
  1. British writer (born in Hungary) (1865-1947)
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  • John Shade, the Wordsmith Professor of English Literature, doesn't seem to me imaginatively capable of assembling a story like that of Kinbote-Botkin-Charles Xavier, not to mention the whole Baroness-Orczy plot of Zemblan intrigue. Reading Nabokov
  • It was his intention, by encircling the Russians in the territory before him from both wings, to sweep clear of enemies the entire stretch of country in the Polish triangle between the Vistula and the Orczy rivers. The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12) Neuve Chapelle, Battle of Ypres, Przemysl, Mazurian Lakes
  • Baroness Orczy has laid the world under a fresh debt of gratitude. 7/- net. Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 156, April 16, 1919
  • The cold weather at this time had made possible the swampy regions in which the Orczy rises, and had enabled the Russians to approach close to the German line of defense. The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12) Neuve Chapelle, Battle of Ypres, Przemysl, Mazurian Lakes
  • It is also a pleasure to be invited to revisit the work of authors who delighted me when young: "Sapper" H.C. McNeile and his splendidly ridiculous hero, Bulldog Drummond; Baroness Orczy and her equally absurd but irresistible Scarlet Pimpernel; and that master of wildly romantic adventure, Rafael Sabatini. The Case of the Missing Adventure Story
  • As for me, well, the book's dedicated "to the memory of Sax Rohmer, the Baroness Orczy, H. Rider Haggard, E. Phillips Oppenheim, and many others," so I couldn't resist. Archive 2007-06-24
  • I used to love the books by Violet Needham and Baroness Orczy, and was deeply in love with Biggles, but the first book I really loved was by Honor Appleton, and it was called Mary Was Five & The Black Rock. Marina Lewycka - live webchat - 8th July, 2009
  • German troops which had arrived at Willenberg inside of the East Prussian boundary, one of the German concentration points on the line of railroad lying behind their front, on the other hand, received orders to descend the valley of the Orczy and to come in behind the Russian right flank from the east. The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12) Neuve Chapelle, Battle of Ypres, Przemysl, Mazurian Lakes
  • To my growing collection of unread classics I add The Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy. All Goofed Up « So Many Books
  • Orczy - The Scarlet Pimpernel A far better and far more interesting take on the French Revolution than the much-touted Les Miserables. Archive 2007-06-01
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