It has the bouncy rhythm of a charabanc, mordantly
witty lyrics, and, fittingly, its tempo is perfect for gently cruising past coaches on the M6 motorway.
But unlike in Einstein, there is no crescendo in The Old Woman, which sustains a single, fierce, mordantly
comic level of intensity for its entire hour and forty minutes, albeit with a scattering of nearly still and speechless moments that last just long enough for the performers and audience to catch their breaths.
It says much about his talent as a writer that he makes these years of funk lively, engrossing and on occasion mordantly
He said the instructions for Cooperstown were "like D-Day,'' but noted mordantly
, "Anything I do is OK because they'll say, 'He's old.
After his arrest, he thoroughly expected (or mordantly
projected an expectation of) his imminent execution for treason--he was apparently living on borrowed time when he wrote The Pisan Cantos (1948).
It includes a poem whose mordantly
ironic title itself became a proverb in the conflict" Whatever You Say Say Nothing.
anticipates his own demise; fire both cleaves to and cleaves apart, much like love for the "adorable, detestable" Atalanta or a mother's fearsome love.
Casanova's passionate penchant finds a champion in Szentkuthy's mordantly
sensuous regard, especially for what Casanova calls the "vegetative life" of nature, treating his subject as a prompter to frame new roles, don new masks with which to disport and display their shared elan.
By relying on his pen, he expressed his revulsion acerbically and mordantly
at the way the body politic behaved.
The Candidate (1972) Screenwriter Jeremy Lardner earned an Oscar for The Candidate, a mordantly
funny dissection of big-time politics.
Indeed, some mordantly
argue that law reviews have never had any audience, save for the authors' mothers.
As Stanley mordantly
puts it, "Few [campaigns] have ended so ignominiously--denying that its voters even existed.