ALL'S.................................1
tell the truth I hold Charles in great respect. When all's said and done, we're in the same racket.‘ ‘Are wep 483 VH 1963
 
 ALL-ACCEPTING.........................1
rentier class), and even a Taoist version (Pooh as the all-accepting philosopher prince). Matching the vast scope of the Pooh phenomenonp 120 UGM 1992
 
 ALL-CLEAR.............................5
releasing the last line, waiting for Bodkin to give the all-clear from the starboard bridge. The tension on the line hadp 75 DW 1962
not to mention this optical illusion to Dr Ransome. The all-clear siren wailed from the pagoda, a signal repeated by thep 195 ES 1984
the food carts, shouting and pointing to the gates. The all-clear siren sounded across the camp, the wail of a brokenp 230 ES 1984
carefully locked than the cells in the guard-house. As the all-clear sounded, the internees emerged from the doorways of their blocksp 38 KW 1991
avenue walked up to the wrought-iron gate and signalled the all-clear. ‘Right ...‘ Halder glanced around the garden and prepared to leavep 60 SC 2000
 
 ALL-DEMANDING.........................1
It marked the beginning of the giant's surrender to that all-demanding system of time in which the rest of humanity findsp 644 DG 1964
 
 ALL-DESTRUCTIVE.......................1
robots and gook-like extraterrestrials fighting bravely against the evil and all-destructive super-technology of the Galactic Empire. Whatever the truth, it's strangep 15 UGM 1977
 
 ALL-EMBALMING.........................1
on a foot-stool beside the altar, sheltered from the cold all-embalming wind by the jewels in the cross. At first Ip 624 IM 1964
 
 ALL-EMBRACING.........................1
crime, a failure that only reinforced the belief in Lansky's all-embracing power. In fact, before his death he was living inp 45 UGM 1991
 
 ALL-IMPORTANT.........................4
stay awake.‘ ‘Right, Basie. I'll stay awake.‘ Staying awake was all-important, as Jim knew. He propped his feet against the ammunitionp 318 ES 1984
their relationships with their parents. But he ignores the one all-important fact staring him in the face: his guests are, withoutp 272 UGM 1992
have surrendered without the atom-bomb attacks. But this ignores one all-important factor -- the Japanese soldier. Countless times he had shownp 293 UGM 1995
way, queueing for everything. Ration books and clothing coupons were all-important, endlessly counted and fussed over, even though there was almostp 123 ML 2008
 
 ALL-IN................................1
out of Betelgeuse. According to the Directory they specialized in ‘all-in cultural parties and guaranteed somatic weekends.‘ Their premises occupied thep 345 PE 1962
 
 ALL-KNOWING...........................1
but the children were quiet as they watched with their all-knowing eyes. Ransom looked back along the river, hoping for somep 174 D 1965
 
 ALL-MALE..............................1
camp. On the steps of E Block, one of the all-male dormitories, Sergeant Nagata screamed into the face of the blockp 196 ES 1984
 
 ALL-NIGHT.............................16
a.m., mechanically counting the last residents returning from the all-night movies in the stadium half a mile away. Through thep 267 B 1961
submarine disaster. These aspiring whores, whom Vaughan met in the all-night cafes and supermarkets of London Airport, were the first cousinsp 10 C 1973
the airport plaza, a wide area of transit hotels and all-night supermarkets. As I drove out of the filling station nearestp 60 C 1973
the bloodstains, nodding sagely. ‘You're right, Ballard -- there's an all-night car-wash in the airport service area.‘ He held the doorp 158 C 1973
roads to Western Avenue was an encampment of car-hire firms, all-night cafeterias, airfreight offices and filling stations. The evening air wasp 159 C 1973
the police and ambulance attendants had left, and the last all-night truck driver had returned to his vehicle, Vaughan finished hisp 169 C 1973
grounds from the high-rise apartment blocks in Northolt, from the all-night supermarkets on Western Avenue, from the lines of traffic movingp 222 C 1973
probably been bought by the driver at one of the all-night cafes that formed a small encampment by the southern entrancep 46 CI 1974
grass soaked his ragged trousers. As the last of the all-night trucks laboured along the motorway he rested outside the boltedp 121 CI 1974
cast themselves in disguise. The gathering reminded Jim of the all-night parties at Amherst Avenue which lasted to the next afternoonp 26 ES 1984
rifle club, strayed into the Pangbourne estate, perhaps after an all-night drug-taking orgy? Challenged by the guards, they were then provokedp 19 RW 1988
has spent the night in his bedroom armchair, watching an all-night TV channel with the sound turned down. He disturbs thep 68 RW 1988
Marseilles. Get Jane to the British Consul.‘ ‘Marseilles? That's an all-night drive.‘ ‘Good. You'll be out of the way. Jane willp 385 SC 2000
scents of diesel fuel, rain and cooking fat from the all-night cafes near Waterloo Station. I left the manager's office andp 121 MP 2003
I was completely adrift. I passed tracts of middle-income housing, all-night superstores surrounded by acres of brightly lit parking. I thoughtp 35 KC 2006
a white tuxedo, as if he had strayed from an all-night party. He beckoned to me with an actorish gesture, butp 137 KC 2006
 
 ALL-OUT...............................3
of an insane US Air Force general who launches an all-out nuclear attack on the Soviet Union, Kubrick cunningly mixes documentaryp 18 UGM 1987
Had the President suffered a brain storm and launched an all-out nuclear attack on the Russians? Were the incessant medical bulletinsp 1121 WW3 1988
still at an ultra-high state of arousal, registering a recent all-out response to extreme peril. Only a small volume of signalp 1185 ROP 1992
 
 ALL-PARTY.............................1
former Labour Prime Minister recalled to office, to lead the all-party coalition, he sits uneasily inside a sandbagged Downing Street, literallyp 99 TW 1967
 
 ALL-PERVADING.........................4
of an eerie and penetrating noise, at once toneless and all-pervading, which filled the entire reef, like the high-pitched sounds perceivedp 230 S5 1961
time could hear the wind drumming past overhead, its deep all-pervading whine singing through the angles in the shattered ruins. Thenp 105 WFN 1961
the marked rise in temperature. Again the heat had become all-pervading, rising to a hundred and forty degrees, and he feltp 171 DW 1962
aircraft had been manufactured, suggested that the notion of an all-pervading deity was an affront to the free choice and diversityp 846 LDG 1976
 
 ALL-PERVASIVE.........................2
also assume that the television coverage would be uninterrupted and all-pervasive, and have therefore cast it in the form of ap 953 TW 1967
the impact of the space age would be immediate and all-pervasive -- from fashion to industrial design, from the architecture ofp 224 UGM 1977
 
 ALL-POWERFUL..........................1
innate belief that justice should be dispensed by a single, all-powerful magistrate. How jurors at murder trials ever come to ap 262 ML 2008
 
 ALL-PROMISING.........................1
come together -- the fantasy of being a skivvy, the all-promising woman psychiatrist, the hallucinogenic drug. The entire fairy tale ofp 1007 HFF 1980
 
 ALL-PURPOSE...........................1
The Dugong Defender of the albatross, champion of islands, and all-purpose media star, Dr Barbara Rafferty had far stranger sides top 39 RP 1994
 
 ALL-SEEING............................1
plastic teacups. One was the sandy-haired Major Tulloch, bored but all-seeing, his eyes on the huge cloud of steam that rosep 266 MP 2003
 
 ALL-TIME..............................1
ethnological bill of lading to the guest list at an all-time cosmic house party.‘ He noticed something, frowned, then suddenly wrenchedp 88 WG 1959
 
 ALL-TOO-FAMILIAR......................2
him to be seen at the Turnbulls‘ -- for the all-too-familiar reason -- he would have passed the evening with herp 69 T12 1958
a section of grey, riveted metal, the skin of an all-too-familiar aerodynamic structure. He stood up and worked away with bothp 814 DFW 1974
 
 ALL-TOO-PLAIN.........................1
touch and feeling, was their only defence against her husband's all-too-plain intentions? Above all, how could he invite her to posep 12 AE 1966
 
 ALL-WOMAN.............................2
like it.‘ ‘Better than the Divorcees,‘ Pepsodent rejoined. ‘That's an all-woman tribe from Reno. They move around everywhere. Watch out forp 68 HA 1981
of myself at the trimly centred wheel, captain of an all-woman crew. I stepped forward to the bridgehouse, about to testp 198 DC 1987
 
 ALL-WOMEN.............................1
only ones with the strength to go on. Think of all-women cities, Neil, parks and streets filled with women ...‘ ‘Like Saint-Espritp 217 RP 1994
 
 ALLAHU................................2
and was deliberately hyperventilating. He was chanting what sounded like ‘Allahu akbar‘, the expulsive God-is-Great cry used by the whirling dervishesp 1090 OOA 1984
warders‘ feet I realised that he had been chanting, not ‘Allahu akbar‘, but ‘Astro-naut‘ ... Astro-nought ...? Matthew Young: the Personal History ofp 1093 OOA 1984
 
 ALLAN.................................2
areas where change is urgent and overdue. "After reading Edgar Allan Poe. Something the critics have not noticed: a new literaryp 75 THFa 1990
the ferocious whirlpool that had inspired the ‘Maelstrom‘ of Edgar Allan Poe, himself a devotee of long and mysterious river-swims. Thep 245 UGM 1992
 
 ALLARD................................1
woman in her forties who lived nearby, owned an open-topped Allard, an impressively stylish car, which she drove all the wayp 152 ML 2008
 
 ALLAY.................................5
feet. As a concession to the neighbourhood, and perhaps to allay any suspicions while it was being erected by an appealp 425 SM 1963
feudal world. At least the institutional relics and taboos would allay his memories in a way that he alone could notp 115 D 1965
speaking, he was trying to confirm his doubts rather than allay them. That cross in the market drove him into ap 36 CW 1966
growing tenderness towards myself and my body, even trying to allay my concern for her. In each sexual act together wep 83 C 1973
friends. One or two callers I admitted, but only to allay their suspicions. During our brief and meaningless conversations I wouldp 868 S 1976
 
 ALLEGATIONS...........................3
him to the general medical council for misconduct, though the allegations were so grotesque the disciplinary committee would not consider themp 531 SA 1963
the clinic, against the open criticism of his colleagues and allegations of misconduct. He and Elaine had left Canada and movedp 1067 MNF 1982
police inspector who had resigned from the Met after bribery allegations; Paul and Simon Winchell, both in their late teens, Sonsp 258 CN 1996
 
 ALLEGED...............................1
with, 211; courage, moral, 308, physical, 201; generosity, 99; Goethe, alleged resemblance to, 322; hobbies, dislike of, 87; illnesses, concussion, 196p 942 I 1977
 
 ALLEGIANCES...........................2
were entering a new zone, where the usual obligations and allegiances ceased to operate. Now that they had made their decisionp 79 DW 1962
were suspicious of his movements around the building, his changing allegiances. During the day Wilder spent a few hours with Helenp 116 HR 1975
 
 ALLEGORY..............................1
logic of technological death. Alphaville (1965) This moody and powerful allegory is Jean-Luc Godard's most accessible film, made for that consumeristp 19 UGM 1987
 
 ALLEGRETTO............................1
shape of the ultrasonic notes, he launched into a brisk allegretto sequence, then quickened and flicked out a series of brilliantp 114 SS 1960
 
 ALLEN.................................5
a sudden instability in the Sun had enlarged the Van Allen belts and diminished the Earth's gravitational hold upon the outerp 21 DW 1962
in a circle that included Jack Kerouac, Gregory Corso and Allen Ginsberg. Ted Morgan comments on their similarity to the Bloomsburyp 132 UGM 1991
the perfect guidebook to hell. Almost all were written to Allen Ginsberg and Jack Kerouac between ii-s and 1959. These werep 134 UGM 1993
ticking him off for his misuse of language -- ‘Human, Allen, is an adjective and its use as a noun isp 134 UGM 1993
went onto be publicity manager of Gollancz, Michael Joseph and Allen Lane. Her knowledge of publishing, and many of the deviousp 231 ML 2008
 
 ALLERGIC..............................1
practice, his growing reluctance to go out of doors, the allergic skin rashes that sprang up if he stood for evenp 1066 MNF 1982
 
 ALLEY.................................33
They left the library and walked down the narrow, dimly-lit alley which ran behind the huge new civil engineering laboratories. Overp 26 CC 1957
the now closed philosophy school. At the end of the alley they entered the university plaza and started to climb thep 26 CC 1957
and Conrad sprinted on below the building into a rear alley that led back to the side-street. Behind him he heardp 162 CH 1960
he was going outside to empty it. Down in the alley behind the studio he clipped the sonovac on to thep 107 SS 1960
four o'clock when Mangon braked the sound truck in the alley behind the derelict station. Overhead the traffic hammered along thep 118 SS 1960
his memories. Then he made his way out to the alley and drove back to the stockade. As the day ofp 131 SS 1960
her any encouragement she needed. As he turned into the alley he was surprised to see two large removal vans parkedp 132 SS 1960
city outside. Luckily he reached the library by a back alley and avoided the crowded streets. Rossiter and himself began top 275 B 1961
pockets, he pulled me through a window into the rear alley, and from there into the adjacent street, transformed by thep 623 IM 1964
sanity. A white picket fence separated the end of the alley from the drive of the house on the parallel streetp 48 D 1965
feet away was the gangway. Beside the warehouse a small alley led away into the near-by streets. Jonas leaned over thep 62 D 1965
but Ransom was across the wharf and racing up the alley. Behind the warehouse he saw the fishermen coming down thep 62 D 1965
pockets, he pulled him through a window into the rear alley, and from there into the adjacent street, transformed by thep 149 CW 1966
car. Some five minutes later he was waiting in the alley behind the supermarket when a running figure darted past himp 792 PTD 1969
where the man would have killed it -- in some alley behind the cheaper hotels at the rear of the townp 840 LFA 1975
recruited by the management of the theatre from every back alley in Shanghai. As always, the spectacle outside the theatre farp 37 ES 1984
as the discarded mannequins Jim had often seen in the alley behind the Sincere Company's department store. They needed water, orp 134 ES 1984
women in familiar micro-skirts and satin bustiers emerged from an alley beside the bar. Their high heels tapped the pavement, andp 80 CN 1996
between the feet of the winos dozing in a nearby alley. With the deftness of a conjuror he spirited a pairp 166 CN 1996
with the jade horse at the distant balconies beyond the alley. ‘Not in the Residencia Costasol, or the retirement complexes alongp 245 CN 1996
buckled, its columns spilling like skittled pins at a bowling alley. In the last moments, as Elaine was pitched over thep 9 DYF 1996
shuttered warehouse of a building merchant. They stepped from the alley, leather coats greasy in the yellow glare of the sodiump 161 SC 2000
He had appeared suddenly from the shadows, stepping from the alley behind me, but I sensed from his nervous feet andp 162 SC 2000
later.‘ Halder seized my elbow and steered me into the alley behind the builder's warehouse. He grimaced at my cut handsp 163 SC 2000
Halder stepped around me and nodded to a cobbled side alley. A black Mercedes was parked against a wall, the aerialp 381 SC 2000
rising from the rear deck. ‘Frank? The car in the alley? What's special about it?‘ ‘It's the Delages‘.‘ Halder surveyed ap 381 SC 2000
in an unfocused way, at the men who passed the alley. ‘Frank, I can see her. What's she playing at? Itp 381 SC 2000
husband.‘ I stopped the Peugeot outside the entrance to the alley. Jane was still leaning against the Mercedes, handbag swinging likep 382 SC 2000
waif-like body. I left the Peugeot and strode towards the alley. The Delages were watching the rear seat of the Mercedesp 383 SC 2000
seat, they waved us onto the hard shoulder, a high-speed alley that only a glamorous woman could make her own. Asp 22 MP 2003
to stand, then steered the bulky man towards the service alley beside a small cash-and-carry. ‘Please ... my car.‘ ‘Where are youp 74 KC 2006
thrusting me aside, and stumbled into the darkness of the alley. Trying to catch my breath, I followed him into thep 75 KC 2006
the trees with me. He spent his time in the alley between the main house and the servants‘ quarters and hisp 12 ML 2008