Humans retain their animal instincts, opportunism, pomposity
, cunning, lust, cruelty, violence, greed, killing, etc.
They pricked pomposity
and brought pop back from the doldrums.
Harry explains those skits are about "the absurd pomposity
of so many rock stars.
This is especially the case with Paul Richmond as the na-ve Frederic (he is also a fine tenor singer) and Bruce Merlin, who brings a sonorous pomposity
to the role of the Pirate King.
The unusual one-of-"a-kind programming concept is dubbed "Arts and Roots Radio," and it's designed to be intriguing, educational and free of Top 10 cliches, "mindless chatter and opinionated pomposity
," as the station would have it.
Writing humorous sci-fi has never been an easy task because the genre lends itself to pomposity
And a sad farewell also to another man who made us smile so often by pointing out the absurdities of life and puncturing pretension, intolerance, dogma and pomposity
at every opportunity - one of the finest comic observers of the age, Dave Allen.
Real life always comes along and takes a fat bite out of their pomposity
On the other hand, Previn moves the two coronation marches along with a nice, light touch, leaving Crown Imperial as refreshingly free of pomposity
as it can be.
Trollope's eye is acute and her wit can be devilish, but--writing to earn money--she occasionally succumbs to the Victorian taste for pomposity
and grand-standing self-importance were jaw-dropping.
Behind the glass, offices, laboratories and conference rooms look south (away from the sun) over a new piazza towards the nineteenth-century pomposity
of the exhibition building.