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It even prevailed over the miserable travesty of the song of David which the singer had selected from a volume of similar effusions, and caused the sense to be forgotten in the insinuating harmony of the sounds.
Even a sceptic, who can see nothing but a travesty of bitter truth in anything holy or emotional, would have been melted to the heart had he seen that little group of loving and devoted friends kneeling round that stricken and sorrowing lady.
There is a kind of travesty of humanity over there.
I hope yet to hear of a travesty of the Moor and his gentle lady, in which the parts shall be reversed according to the plan just sketched--you, however, being in my nightcap.
James; and the serio- comic ceremonials and mock parade which attended that singular travesty of monarchal style.
As he approached quite close to me I obtained an excellent view of him, and though I was later to become better acquainted with his kind, I may say that that single cursory examination of this awful travesty on Nature would have proved quite sufficient to my desires had I been a free agent.
Cadwallader seemed like a mocking travesty wrought in the dark by an impish finger.
Heaven knows what gaudy sentimental parade we made in our borrowed plumes, but if the travesty had kept itself to the written word it would have been all well enough.
What was this instrument--ticking away here in the great Sahara--but a travesty upon the possible!
If we look wider, things are all alike; laws and letters and creeds and modes of living seem a travesty of truth.
DEAN CLARKE reckons it would a travesty if Limerick are relegated on the back of their sensational run of form.
Dunfermline are the team to win it for me over 36 games and it would be a travesty for them if they didn't because they and Morton are full-time.