At this sudden and unexpected annunciation, a low, fierce yell ran through the multitude, that might not inaptly
be compared to the growl of the lion, as his choler is first awakened--a fearful omen of the weight of his future anger.
I had not seen a coal fire, since I had left England three years ago: though many a wood fire had I watched, as it crumbled into hoary ashes, and mingled with the feathery heap upon the hearth, which not inaptly
figured to me, in my despondency, my own dead hopes.
This region, which resembles one of the immeasurable steppes of Asia, has not inaptly
been termed "the great American desert.
Newman was about to leave his place when he noticed in that obscure region devoted to the small boxes which in France are called, not inaptly
, "bathing-tubs," a face which even the dim light and the distance could not make wholly indistinct.
Jarndyce and Jarndyce has been termed, not inaptly
, a monument of Chancery practice.
Robert Southey (1774-1843), a voluminous writer of verse and prose who from his friendship with Wordsworth and Coleridge has been associated with them as third in what has been inaptly
called 'The Lake School' of poets, was thought in his own day to be their equal; but time has relegated him to comparative obscurity.
as it certainly could not; for Miss Miggs's style of beauty was of that kind which Mr Tappertit himself had not inaptly
termed, in private, 'scraggy.
Was the head of the US delegation Harold Hongju Koh, imagining things when he said the following: "Yesterday counsel for Cyprus colourfully but inaptly
suggested that the United Nations Security Council was involved in the 'amputation' of Kosovo and 'dismemberment' of Serbia.
Soon after, the inaptly
named The Blessing departed for the Gold Coast and the port's infamous slave trade began.
Charles Ellis (letters, June 14) - a veteran of the inaptly
named "Operation Iraqi Freedom" - objects to the images of masked Iraqi insurgents at the University of Oregon Erb Memorial Union.
Never was a programme so inaptly
named a well, not since The Greatest Story Ever Told anyway.
The key element in rationalism according to Oakeshott is a privileging of what he calls 'technical knowledge' at the expense of what he somewhat inaptly
characterizes as 'practical knowledge':