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But then, most of Eliot's dramas, and all that have a contemporary setting, are fixated on at least one Greek tragedy: The Family Reunion is paired with Aeschylus's Eumenides, The Confidential Clerk with Euripides' Ion, The Cocktail Party with Euripides' Alcestis, and The Elder Statesman with Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus, Oedipus Tyrannus, and Antigone.
But it is not clear if he met Singapore's elder statesman Lee Kuan Yew, who has close relations with leaders of both China and Taiwan, to discuss cross-straits ties.
In death, he was the intellectual titan who had foreseen and ushered in the end of the Cold War, the architect of domestic prosperity, the sage elder statesman who had overcome the "tragedy" of Watergate.
And, the elder statesman would warn, be alert to the you're-just-one-of-the-multitudes ploy used by many reporters.
As an elder statesman, he was for many years a valued, if unofficial, adviser to presidents, his "office " a famous park bench in Jackson Square, opposite the White House.
office, received the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) Elder Statesman of Aviation Award.
The chairmana of the coalition, Reverend Johnson Audu, while reacting to the threat by elder statesman and Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, Chief Paul Unongo, that Benue people will organise armed youths to protect the state.
Coyle said: "Because he's an elder statesman Graham will testify that you treat every game as your last.
Derby third strikes under elder statesman Noel Harris at Hastings
HOW nice to see the elder statesman of the team of councillors from Fazakerley gracing the front page of your newspaper on Tuesday, February 5, showing that, despite his advancing years and declining health, he can still get his face on the front of a newspaper.
Folk star Roy Bailey teams up with elder statesman Tony Benn for a history of dissent through words and song.