He was the owner of another, not quite so "good" - the jolly corner having been, from far back, superlatively extended and consecrated; and the value of the pair represented his main capital, with an income consisting, in these later years, of their respective rents which (thanks precisely to their original excellent type) had never been depressingly
The surrounding country itself was pleasant, as far as fertile fields, flourishing trees, quiet green lanes, and smiling hedges with wild-flowers scattered along their banks, could make it; but it was depressingly
flat to one born and nurtured among the rugged hills of -.
Saxon browsed among Hafler's books, though most of them were depressingly
beyond her, while Billy hunted with Hafler's guns.
And while these other stories don't tend to get the sort of high-profile coverage normally reserved to school shootings and terrorist bombings, they are depressingly
familiar to most of us.
Turakiare Teauariki's piece on his own relatively recent experiences in Papua New Guinea adds a fascinating first-hand account that also, depressingly
, serves to show the continuation of white racism well into this century.
But as these words are written early in July, there seems to be every reason to conclude that once again, after half a century of failed attempts to institute a rational and humane health-care system in the United States, we've missed the boat--for this year and, it seems depressingly
likely, for years to come.
It's the irrelevant fripperies which sell the books (at exorbitant prices), as Harriet Bernstein-Tyson makes depressingly
clear in her lucid, pithy A Conspiracy of Good Intentions: America's Textbook Fiasco (Council for Basic Education, 725 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005).
One recent survey depressingly
claims 75 percent of all Americans get all their news from television.
Until now, the Internet has been a visually beautiful but depressingly
And to start with saying there have been some improvements, whichever way you cut it, these figures today are depressingly
bad - but unfortunately depressingly
How dreadfully dull and depressingly
disappointing have they been?
His sitter ensured their fifth win on the bounce and Fergie's mob are depressingly
short at even money to retain the title.