In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Graff assembles other quotations in the same vein, and goes on to add, wryly, ‘The funny thing, of course, is that those jeremiads were right.’
- His jeremiad sounds a generational alarum: The days of isolated, tormented, anti-commercial white male geniuses are done and done.
- Waves of immigrants from Canada and Europe provoked jeremiads bemoaning the demise of New England's Anglo-Puritan colonial heritage.
- Their jeremiads yearn for an airbrushed 50's America that never really existed.
- All of the above were duly cited, along with appropriate jeremiads about ‘we have become like Sodom.’
- Her Book of the City of Ladies was conceived as a direct riposte to Jean de Meung's jeremiads.
- But their antiintellectual jeremiads, not the professors they vilify, are the real threat to academic freedom today.
- Indeed, there is not only irony but danger in offering such a public jeremiad against jeremiads.
- If I really wanted to turn this into a jeremiad, I could hold forth on that for a while.
- Eminem may fit into that tradition of lyrical catharsis and boulevard jeremiads, but he certainly didn't create it.
- I am saddened to add my jeremiad to the list of protestations at your coverage.
- The audience went wild at the end of Adrian Noble's production of Pericles - maybe as a response to all the recent anti-RSC jeremiads.
- In fact the only time the prose develops any consistency of ‘edge’ is in the repeated jeremiads against contemporary society.
- Of course all these jeremiads sound familiar: Marriage is always in flux.
- I curled up with Nash's couplets, quatrains, limericks and occasional jeremiads.
- Mark's posting on Camille Paglia's charges of decline in attention is right on the mark - this is just an antique jeremiad in new packaging.
- They differ in almost every other respect, but in these shared interests they both belong to the ancient and always fascinating genre of the jeremiad.
- Any effort to exorcise these tendencies from the outside is, therefore, futile; it only gives rise to moralistic sermons and rhetorical jeremiads.
- Graying means paying, to quote one of the new jeremiads.
- It does not confirm the jeremiads of the cultural critics.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.