Don't Let's Be Beastly to the Germans. Sir Noe« l Peirce Coward Song title.
She has been beastly to the Bank of England, has demanded that the
BBC'set its house in order'and tends to believe the
worst of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. She cannot
see an institution without hitting it with her handbag. SirJulian Michael Gordon Critchley Profile of Margaret Thatcher in The Times, 21 Jun.