1pedestre y aburrido
- Her character portraits are cold and bloodless, the larger vision is prosy and constipated, and her self-conscious literary tone has the musty odor of a vanity-press poetry journal.
- Even so, better - perhaps - the fake-Scots of this bad-tempered poet's youth than the prosy dreariness of his maturity.
- And yet if it's inevitable that the Biennial ‘has something wrong with it’ - and we would be strangely disappointed if it did not - the exhibition regularly displays certain prosy virtues.
- Here was a master who was writing poems that appealed to the ear, with a dense, concentrated music quite unlike the slack, loose, prosy style of many American poets at the time.
- With publication, anecdotes became more polished, the characters less distinctive and stereotypical, the prevailing tone patronising and prosy.