No--there is something else concerning which I should like to write to you, but am afraid to obtrude
upon your notice.
I ventured to offer to the learned among them a conjecture of my own, that Laputa was QUASI LAP OUTED; LAP, signifying properly, the dancing of the sunbeams in the sea, and OUTED, a wing; which, however, I shall not obtrude
, but submit to the judicious reader.
Unwilling to obtrude
himself on the princess, Rostov did not go back to the house but remained in the village awaiting her departure.
I liked walking better, but a sense of reluctance to obtrude
my presence on anyone who did not desire it, always kept me passive on these and similar occasions; and I never inquired into the causes of their varying whims.
He controlled himself, he knew not why, save that he was possessed by a nebulous awareness that Skipper must be considered as a god should be considered, and that this was no time to obtrude
himself on Skipper.
At length, the clock was hidden from his sight by some envious shutters, then the church steeples proclaimed eleven at night, then the quarter past, and then the conviction seemed to obtrude
itself on his mind that it was no use tarrying there any longer.
Nor will I inquire whether Mr Clennam did, at any time, obtrude
himself on-- ha--my society.
Of her own future lot, the poor girl thought as little as possible, though fearful glimpses would obtrude
themselves on her uneasy imagination.
8DA followed YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Bathtub 9 Rejig 10 Ready 11 Upsurge 12 Dog 13 Lebanese 16 Well done 17 Rum 19 Decried 21 Nonet 22 Piano 23 Deplete DOWN: 1 Obtrude
2 Strangle 3 Stay 4 Presence 5 Ajar 6 Ogles 8 Blue-blooded 13 Lollipop 14 Springer 15 Empties 18 Adopt 20 Char 21 Nape QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Text message 8 Pal 9 Nap 11 Upstage 12 Reach 13 See 14 Who 15 Receipt 17 Yet 19 Once 21 Open 23 Mane 25 Pipe 27 Win 29 Ability 31 Ass 34 Bob 36 Close 37 Congeal 38 Had 39 Ate 40 Marked cards DOWN: 1 Tape 2 Else 3 Trapeze 4 Eleven 5 Strip 6 Gnaw 7 Each 8 Pushy 10 Phone 16 Ton 18 Top 20 New 22 Pea 24 Antenna 25 Peach 26 Sliced 28 Noble 30 Bleak 32 Slam 33 Soda 34 Bead 35 Oats
Fine, but distractions intrude and obtrude
, like Fabio Ide's heavily accented speech, and Katrina Halili's kneejerk-sexy-nasty performance.
Though not purporting to offer a work of film analysis, Naficy proves himself adept on many occasions at unpacking a scene, a sound, or a gesture for its wider implications, invoking Lacan, Deleuze, Gramsci, Derrida, Benjamin, Zizek, and Foucault, inter alia, without allowing them to obtrude
I did not expect world power politics to obtrude
on the fixtures of football events watched by many not remotely interested in politics For the next World Cup to be played in Moscow and the one after to be in Qatar has shattered the dream of American world hegemony more than the staging of the Olympic Games in Moscow in 1980.