You'd be such a success -- and I would bask in reflected glory
-- `not the rose but near the rose.' Do come, after all, Anne."
Another unfortunate consequence of the current popularity of stardom as a 'career' of choice is the rise of an entire 'support system' of aspiring starlets and stars' relatives, handlers, 'momagers' or 'papagers,' patrons, financiers, image stylists and fans who are only too happy to bask in reflected glory
We'd love to be part of it, somehow, but without any talent of our own we'll do our best instead to bask in reflected glory
. Enter the Northern Ireland Music Prize, then, the perfect chance to bask - with a new award aimed at "recoginising the great wealth of recorded music from these parts".
Call up retro style with Heal's yellow and ivory 50s-style phone, pounds 65, or bask in reflected glory
by hanging its Ghost mirror by Philippe Starck, pounds 180.
Those looking to bask in reflected glory
will be able to distance themselves from defeat whereas the identifiers will find reasons other than the team's performance to explain a poor outcome.
Elkin's first novel, Boswell, A Modern Comedy (1964), tells of an ordinary man who founds a club for famous individuals, hoping like his namesake to bask in reflected glory
. Criers and Kibitzers, Kibitzers and Criers (1966), a collection of comic short stories on Jewish themes and characters, was well received.