"Make way!" cried the Keeper of the Wicket, in a pompous
voice; "make way for Princess Dorothy, who comes from Ozma of Oz."
It recrudesced the laughter and the song, and put a lilt into my own imagination so that I could laugh and sing and say foolish things with the liveliest of them, or platitudes with verve and intensity to the satisfaction of the pompous
mediocre ones who knew no other way to talk.
Not that the parting speech caused Amelia to philosophise, or that it armed her in any way with a calmness, the result of argument; but it was intolerably dull, pompous
, and tedious; and having the fear of her schoolmistress greatly before her eyes, Miss Sedley did not venture, in her presence, to give way to any ebullitions of private grief.
The Legislature had refused him a salary while alive; but they appropriated money enough to give him a splendid and pompous
Shunning the tombs, it crept about the mounds, beneath which slept poor humble men: twining for them the first wreaths they had ever won, but wreaths less liable to wither and far more lasting in their kind, than some which were graven deep in stone and marble, and told in pompous
terms of virtues meekly hidden for many a year, and only revealed at last to executors and mourning legatees.
In pompous language, however, which jumbled one sentence into another, and at length grew disconnected, he gave me to understand that I was to lead the children altogether away from the Casino, and out into the park.
During the meal the Frenchman was in great feather: he was discursive and pompous to every one.
DONALD Trump has dramatically stepped up the war of words over Britain's US ambassador, branding him a "pompous
Malacanang has rejected the latest "nonsensical and pompous
" proposal of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on the filing of the impeachment complaint against President Duterte over his actions against a religious group.
Malacanang dismissed as 'nonsensical and pompous
' the suggestion of Sen.
I assume by pompous
letter writers who don't recognise what a monster the EU has become he is referring to remainers like me.
(Photo courtesy of Twitter/@piersmorgan) LONDON: Piers Morgan has branded John Simpson a "pompous
old prune" after the veteran BBC reporter described his interview with Donald Trump as "spineless." The Twitter storm follows an interview conducted by the 'Good Morning Britain' host at the World Economic Forum in Davos.