In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- He brings his peroration to a close at this point, the frogs lingering as an image of the sacred.
- He concludes a short peroration on someone's misdemeanor (never mind who; the cause of wrongdoing is universal).
- The latter can really, really stink if you're a minute into your peroration and you realize you're going to have to fake it, because you've already bored yourself.
- Sometimes there's a climax, or a point of culmination, and usually the coda or peroration that ends the piece decisively.
- The playing is good enough, and the engineering is better, yet the final peroration does remind me of a rush hour traffic jam in New York City.
- In the meantime, expect a lengthy peroration on moving offices.
- The apotheosis of Scott's reception, however, is reached in this peroration.
- After reading it I put it aside, deeply troubled as I was by the haunting resonance of its peroration, which so moved the audience.
- Foucault has many perorations about the nature of power.
- I found myself launching into a little peroration.
- Then he concludes with this remarkable peroration.
- One moment he is in the middle of a peroration about horizons, and the next he is inexplicably talking about beautiful garbage cans.
- I see that you are expecting a peroration, but you are just too foolish if you suppose that after I have poured out a hodgepodge of words like this I can recall anything that I have said.
- But his 1972 article was more forthcoming and the peroration at the end claimed that.
- The peroration was magnificent, though difficult to remember, you know.
- This able book, as anxious for an effective peroration as any sermon, contains truths unwelcome to Christian readers, but it omits relevant evidence.
- George's final chapters amount to an eloquent but protracted peroration, liberally laced with philosophical speculation.
- Next comes the protracted peroration on the rank of Duke versus the rank of Prince.
- But the full peroration makes clear that this was not the case either.
- The triumphant peroration at the end is almost hair-raising in its eminent sense of nationalism.
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