Thus the heroe is always introduced with a flourish of drums and trumpets, in order to rouse a martial spirit in the audience, and to accommodate their ears to bombast
and fustian, which Mr Locke's blind man would not have grossly erred in likening to the sound of a trumpet.
He found that he could look back upon the brass and bombast
of his earlier gospels and see them truly.
Ordinarily I am not given to long speeches, nor ever before had I descended to bombast
, but I had guessed at the keynote which would strike an answering chord in the breasts of the green Martians, nor was I wrong, for my harangue evidently deeply impressed them, and their attitude toward me thereafter was still further respectful.
Athelny, with his powerful voice in the diminutive body, with his bombast
, with his foreign look, with his emphasis, was an astonishing creature.
She saw the smile upon his lips, and it was as wine to sick nerves; for even upon warlike Barsoom where all men are brave, woman reacts quickly to quiet indifference to danger--to dare-deviltry that is without bombast
Too often, however, Byron's passion and facility of expression issue in bombast
and crude rhetoric.
Powered by great melodies, big, gutsy vocals and a whole heap of passion, it's a debut which finds just the right balance between freeway rock bombast
and singersongwriter raw edginess - if Haim ever tried to write a James Bond theme, it might sound something like Thea Brooks' debut single.
He will tell delegates: "At a time we need a seriousminded national representative to deal skilfully with some of the most complex problems our country faces, Johnson falls back on bluster and bombast
CINEMA Suicide Squad (15) Featuring an all-star cast of Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie and Cara Delevingne, DC Comics' action-packed fantasy Suicide Squad has split the critics but, nonetheless, expect macabre thrills and plenty of bombast
as DC attempt to follow the success of Deadpool.
Other than that, presenting a case in a bombast
manner, which was recently presented before the public, is more of a spectacle than a court procedure.
When the future John Connor learns of Skynet's nefarious plan, he deploys a reprogrammed T-800 Terminator (Schwarzenegger) as a protector for his younger self, setting the scene for a series of outrageous action set pieces that director Cameron orchestrates with typical bombast
We ogle, of course, at the gilded bombast
of Studio 54, but later arrive at the austere, monochrome, achingly cool restraint of the Public Chicago.