He is relishing the freedom of stand-up after the laboriousness
of a show with 40 people, and adds, perhaps surprisingly, that he never wants to do anything else which has as high a profile as Jerry Springer.
Like last season's "Sly Fox," it shows the dusty laboriousness
of underaccelerated farce.
Such language further emphasizes the laboriousness
and unnaturalness of the Hungarian attempt to imitate their German teachers in the arts of war.
Bereft of people, who are relegated to peering in through the cracks between the wooden planks of the carousel, it becomes trapped within its own laboriousness
, pathetically parodying the grandiose memorial next to which it is situated.
The importance of work to Buffon and his associates was echoed in the eulogies of savants in which "laboriousness
and zeal" were stressed, qualities equally valued by revolutionaries (32-33).
But the interviews are saved from laboriousness
by the interviewer, Richard Canning, who changes the pace and shifts topics frequently.
In further describing Tyndale, Frith, and Barnes as worthy successors of fourteenth- and fifteenth-century Lollards, Foxe contrasts the mechanical reproduction of a multitude of books with the laboriousness
of copying manuscripts out by hand.
The overwhelming impression is of a curious melange of carelessness, listlessness, laboriousness
and haste, of a wearied haul to get to the word minimum (as witnessed by the word-count numbers on rough drafts).
of this process would be hard to exaggerate.
Under the centralized wage system, earnings differentials between sectors of the economy and between occupations were shaped by an administrative perception of their laboriousness
, productivity, and social usefulness.
An anxiety about belatedness may be behind some of the book's laboriousness
, but another possible cause allows us to see how this had the potential to be not only a very good biography, but also a distinctive contribution to Keats studies.
When that falters, and when Jones relies on Harlan's narrative voice alone, with its unedited veerings into garrulity and laboriousness
, I found myself losing track of the writer's initial vision.