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Belloc

[bel-uh k, -ok] /ˈbɛl ək, -ɒk/
noun
1.
Hilaire
[hi-lair] /hɪˈlɛər/ (Show IPA),
1870–1953, English essayist, poet, and satirist, born in France.
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  • So much for Mr. Belloc's most copious revelation of his personality.

    Hilaire Belloc C. Creighton Mandell
  • Besides, he's fatter than Belloc and he's a damned jiggery-pokery Papist too!

    Changing Winds St. John G. Ervine
  • These sentences may appear to indicate indecision in Mr. Belloc's mind as to this point.

    Hilaire Belloc C. Creighton Mandell
  • But to all these Belloc entered like a man armed, and as with a clang of iron.

    Hilaire Belloc C. Creighton Mandell
  • If you know Mrs. Belloc Lowndes at her creepiest, you can imagine the spinal chill produced by this discovery.

  • This was due, chiefly, to the diversity of Mr. Belloc's writings.

    Hilaire Belloc C. Creighton Mandell
  • Mr. Belloc does not experience difficulties with his relative pronouns or bog himself in a mess of parentheses.

    Hilaire Belloc C. Creighton Mandell
  • This belief is supported by the undeniable fact that Mr. Belloc is an idealist.

    Hilaire Belloc C. Creighton Mandell
  • Mr. Belloc, on the other hand, has something of the gleaming and solitary fierceness of Swift and Hazlitt.

    Old and New Masters Robert Lynd
  • We refer to Mr. Belloc's description of the appearance and character of Danton.

    Hilaire Belloc C. Creighton Mandell
British Dictionary definitions for Belloc

Belloc

/ˈbɛlɒk/
noun
1.
Hilaire (ˈhɪlɛə, hɪˈlɛə). 1870–1953, British poet, essayist, and historian, born in France, noted particularly for his verse for children in The Bad Child's Book of Beasts (1896) and Cautionary Tales (1907)
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