Later, Mr. Perry made a minor gaffe by misstating the voting age, which is 18.New York Times (Nov 30, 2011)
Now straining up steep ascents, and now swimming deep rivers, the fearless and gallant band pressed forward.Headley, Joel Tyler
“It’s going to galvanize people” and inspire more to attend today’s events, he said by telephone.
The program spans the entire cultural gamut, encompassing fine art, sculpture, dance, music, cinema, literature and theater.New York Times (Jan 24, 2011)
Some are garbed in burgundy monks’ robes, others in jeans and trucker hats.New York Times (Jan 28, 2012)
The garish colors, fabrics, trim and gaudy interior looks like it was done by a 12 year old.
He and two of his sisters work at a nearby tailoring shop, cutting off loose threads from nearly finished garments.New York Times (Dec 2, 2011)
Lemon, hard-boiled egg and capers may also be used as garnish for chicken salad.Richards, Lenore
He was not in the best of spirits, for the drink was dying out of him; but his garrulous, inconsequent talk amused me mightily.Bullen, Frank T.
Cooking is there esteemed a service of especial merit, hence France ranks all nations in gastronomy.Ronald, Mary
In fact, he seemed incapable of using any colors but gaudy or resplendent ones, and is nothing if not exaggerated, and using heaps of words.Mitchell, Donald G.
Gaunt, starved, and ragged, the men marched northwards, leaving the Touat country upon their left hand.Mason, A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley)
Once strict gender roles softened and sexual mores loosened, the notion of a proposing woman began to seem less patently ridiculous.Slate (Feb 28, 2012)
The genealogies and family histories are excellent, and many particulars are given of the lives and works of authors not easily found elsewhere.Various
With this purpose in view he has kept closely to concrete statement and above all has tried to avoid vagueness and loose generalization.Kelly, Edmond
There they are, staring from photographic portraits on the entrance wall, looking much like ancestral grandfather and the family’s new generation.New York Times (Mar 26, 2012)
But rather than asking a generic question like “Are you happy here?” inquire about things that matter to your loved one.
DNA testing confirmed that the patient carried the genetic abnormality behind the disease.New York Times (Mar 2, 2012)
Perhaps there is nothing that prolongs life more than genial, hearty laughter.McCarty, Louis Philippe
Over the years, the series has featured just about every genre of American arts and music, including pop, country, jazz, blues, theater and dance.Seattle Times (Feb 16, 2012)
“Mrs. D.,” said he, turning on me like a tiger, “are you going to teach me polite breeding and genteel manners?”Lever, Charles James
Obviously, that level of gentility and decorum is difficult to maintain at regular tour events.New York Times (Mar 27, 2010)
In my young days the people with means were the landed gentry and the nobility.Hine, Muriel
When you enter, bless yourself with holy water and go quietly to your seat, genuflect on your right knee and enter the pew.Anonymous
While partial relief may be obtained through other channels, real, genuine, and lasting redress can only be obtained by organized action at the polls.Cloud, D. C.
But such questions are not germane to my central theme, and so I pass them over lightly.Coit, Stanton
The most valuable means of securing this all-important growth is “play,” which Froebel said contained the germinal leaves of all later life.Nearing, Scott
Nothing might come of it just then, but Elmer hoped the seed would find lodging, and perhaps later on germinate.Douglas, Alan
In practice, though, officials in both parties often try to gerrymander districts to help themselves and their parties win more elections.New York Times (Sep 7, 2010)
In her womb they were gestated and formed.Burroughs, John
Then the clapping and gesticulations broke forth with increased violence.Mudge, Zachariah Atwell
At that, one of the younger men lifted a hand–a quick, nervous gesture, denoting at once surprise and consternation.Gilson, Charles
From here events build up to highly shocking climaxes, including a ghastly murder.Bradley, Marion Zimmer
But the answer was a gurgling gibberish that made no sense at all!Various
When nothing but charred end-logs and glowing coals remained, Kent’s men tramped off through the deep snows shouting gibes and taunts at their enemies.Chisholm, A. M. (Arthur Murray)
Another party of giddy, laughing girls, chatter away in a different strain.Anonymous
Newman got hurt during practice Wednesday, walking gingerly off the field after getting tangled with a receiver during pass coverage drills.Washington Post (Aug 4, 2011)
In this semantic skirmish, the White House, bolstered by the momentum of victory and allies old and new, is girded for combat.
The 130-year-old stone cathedral stands broken and deconsecrated, with stained-glass windows shattered and the west wall propped up by girders.
Others posted messages saying they were looking for “a fat guy called Ai”– a reference to the artist’s impressive girth.
To sum up the gist of Anglo-American relations in half a dozen pages, as Mr. Ayres does here, is surely a remarkable achievement.Ayres, Harry Morgan
But no mammoth remains have been found around the White Sea; it was still covered with glacial ice when mammoths died out in Europe.Scientific American (Nov 22, 2011)
A group of men and boys stood round awestruck, anxious to glean every bit of information that could be given.Reynolds, Mrs. Baillie
The other sort of engineer understands that glib comparisons between computers and humans don’t do justice to the complexities of either.
The leaves were black overhead, but the white birch trunks round me glimmered like pale ghosts.Weyman, Stanley J.
Vixetta was in high spirits; she and her familiars hatched mischief together, and gloated over their evil doings in fiendish glee.Harrison, Constance Cary
Stock markets around the world have grown more correlated, thanks to the effects of globalization.New York Times (Jun 12, 2010)
Nils was glowering, and Erik saw the scolding in his eyes.Brandeis, Madeline
The music stayed somber and steadfast, determinedly maintaining its glum tone.New York Times (Apr 22, 2010)
While mining companies may be making more money than ever, the shipping companies are contending with a glut rather than shortages.
The young were very little larger, and had a glutinous surface, which caused them to adhere together on being taken from the water.Various
He was a glutton, and stuffed himself so at meals that he did little but choke and wheeze through the latter half of them.Rives, Hallie Erminie
Moderation in eating was advised at all times, and any serious excess set down as gluttony, one of the seven deadly sins.Walsh, James J. (James Joseph)
She was about forty years old, with stooping shoulders, and hands gnarled and twisted by hard work.Sage, William
With oaths and savage lashings they were goaded on through deep, new-fallen snow.Williamson, A. M. (Alice Muriel)
True, he lay moaning and groaning all night, but next morning would be quite ready to gorge an equal meal.Strang, Herbert
The leaves had assumed their gorgeous autumnal tints, and the masses of timber, variegated in colour, presented an inexpressibly beautiful appearance.Ainsworth, William Harrison
And then they showed Denver’s pistol; the one he had borrowed from Bunker, all gory with hair and blood.Coolidge, Dane
After an atmospheric episode, the piece broke into a spiraling dance, sometimes crazed, sometimes delicate with gossamer textures.New York Times (Apr 16, 2011)
The door was massive, hand-hewn timber that was liberally scratched and gouged, and Joe frowned as he looked at it.Kjelgaard, James Arthur
With ravenous appetites they partook of a feast which any gourmand might covet.Abbott, John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot)
Prince Koltsoff had enjoyed his luncheon, as only an exacting gourmet whose every canon of taste has been satisfied, can.McFall, J. V.
Saying they do not want to govern, the generals are due to hand power to an elected president by mid-year.
He explained that an interim government would immediately take over to provide day-to-day governance and keep order, the Associated Press news agency reports.
Each commissioner’s smock came adorned with a bright blue “A” rating, a nod to the city’s new grading system for restaurant cleanliness.New York Times (Mar 23, 2012)
Latterly he took to using paper scales graduated to millimeters.Darwin, Charles
People who have earned advanced degrees are “hooded” as part of the graduation ceremony.Slate (Mar 22, 2012)
UPS already has a good business ensuring that organs and skin grafts get to hospitals in good time.
Here is where he does his husking, and the “clear corn” produced is stored away in some underground granary till It is needed.Seton, Ernest Thompson
Honest Jack was perfectly astounded at seeing so much beauty and grandeur where he expected to find nothing except solitude and savage desert.Garibaldi, Giuseppe
There was something theatrical and grandiloquent about him, and he seemed to pose like an actor who attracts admiration.Gautier, Théophile
Even in a state known for grandiose real estate deals, the proposed development has set new standards for ambition or, depending on one’s view, recklessness.New York Times (Feb 18, 2012)
Unlike in the West, where graphic novels are accepted, the Iranian comic book is struggling to make headway.New York Times (Apr 12, 2012)
Spanish borrowing costs have fared better than Italy’s as both nations grapple with the debt crisis.
This matter was engineered through so handsomely by Mr. Applegate, that Dr. White expressed himself highly gratified and pleased.Gray, William Henry
He has saved my life, and I owe him much gratitude.Allen, Grant
The reader is treated to pedantic little footnotes, and given a good deal of information which is either gratuitous or uninteresting.Hay, Ian
Room service is supplied by the nearby Park Avenue Bistro, with a $3.50 surcharge for each plate, plus a 25 percent gratuity.New York Times (Jun 18, 2010)
As soon as haymaking was over, the meadows became common grazing land for horses, cows, and oxen.Reilly, S. A.
The Bison is gregarious, associating in herds many hundreds strong.Various
In the open letter, Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour, listed grievances cited by employees at Apple suppliers, including “poverty wages” and excessive and forced overtime.Chicago Tribune (Mar 27, 2012)
He was convicted of recklessly causing grievous bodily harm to Cowley, who sustained fractures to his jaw, eye socket, cheekbone and nose.Seattle Times (Mar 18, 2012)
As he lay awake through the small hours, the sinister truth grew clear that grim forces were closing upon him again.Snaith, J. C.
As people squinted, frowned, glared, grinned, grimaced, snarled and other ways looked at the screens, their pictures were snapped, silently.New York Times (Jul 20, 2011)
The night drivers come in griping about drunken passengers, bad tippers and unfair summonses.New York Times (Mar 24, 2012)
Television video showed a heavily damaged building and a grisly scene inside, with clothing and prayer mats scattered across a blood-splattered floor.New York Times (Aug 19, 2011)
The wounded man’s eyes were open, and he was moving his head uneasily and slowly, groaning deeply every now and then.Reynolds, Mrs. Baillie
Narcotics dulled the pain but left him groggy and nauseous.Seattle Times (Dec 12, 2011)
The deep green, meticulously groomed, Wimbledon-like front lawn is undeniably attractive.
The two young men who drove them had fallen flat and were grovelling and wailing for mercy.Mitford, Bertram
Toyota’s slow response—doubt, grudging acceptance, and then surrender—prompted Toyota owners to pick their heads up.
Afterward, a dejected Seraphin admitted to being physically and mentally fatigued from the Wizards’ grueling schedule and his increased playing load.Washington Post (Apr 9, 2012)
Mr. Napier’s formidable jaw, gruff demeanor and growling bass voice lent themselves to rugged parts.New York Times (Oct 7, 2011)
More than 50 permanently disabled jockeys receive assistance from the Jockeys’ Guild, he said.New York Times (Mar 24, 2012)
He was subtle, ambitious, designing, crafty—dishonorably resorting to guile, where he dared not venture on overt acts of hostility.Various
There was nothing alarming in this apparently simple and guileless missive.Bolderwood, Rolf
But more broadly, 30 years of near total rule by one man under the guise of democracy has stunted the country’s political development.
The people were gullible; they might be made to believe that the senators of Rome were their best friends.Morris, Charles
But he said the fact that he kept running for higher office showed admirable gumption.New York Times (Sep 9, 2011)
By gastronomical tests, we mean dishes of so delicious a flavor that their very appearance excites the gustatory organs of every healthy man.Robinson, Fayette