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Vansittart

[van-sit-ert] /vænˈsɪt ərt/
noun
1.
Sir Robert Gilbert, 1st Baron Vansittart of Denham, 1881–1957, British statesman and diplomat.
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  • Somehow he was glad Mrs. Vansittart had not lingered by his side.

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  • Mrs. Vansittart looked at him quickly as she took the newspaper from his hand.

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  • And he stood, smiling gravely, in front of Mrs. Vansittart's horse.

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  • It was Mrs. Vansittart's pleasant habit to surround herself with every comfort.

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  • "Tell the man to drive to a chemist's," he said to Mrs. Vansittart.

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  • "No, I do not mind," said Mrs. Vansittart, looking out of the window.

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  • Mrs. Vansittart shrugged her shoulders and leant back in her deep chair.

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  • She rose and shook hands, looking Mrs. Vansittart in the eyes.

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  • Mr Vansittart left the fleet at the Scaw, and preceded it in a frigate with a flag of truce.

  • Roden had come with the purpose of seeing Mrs. Vansittart, and no one else.

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Vansittart

/vænˈsɪtət/
noun
1.
Robert Gilbert, 1st Baron Vansittart of Denham. 1881–1957, British diplomat and writer; a fierce opponent of Nazi Germany and of Communism
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