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|A joke, indeed, and manufactured to create a smile ; but I am philosopher enough |
to know that there are things of deadly earnest that can only be safely mentioned
under cover of a joke. The Christmas spirit has been lost sight of ; smothered ...
|Martin, Steve It is well known that Beauty does not look with a good grace on the |
timid advances of Humor. - Maugham, W. ... Plato There are things of deadly
earnest that can only be mentioned under the cover of a joke. - Procter, J. J. One
2008 - 570 pages
|The omission has caused the world much tribulation.ndash;Michael MonahanThere are things of deadly earnest that can only be mentioned under the cover of a joke.ndash;J. J. ProcterIf someone with whom one is having an affair keeps on ...|
|That makes you an ideal person just in case something goes wrong and our |
plans get discovered; no one will be suspicious ... I leaned back a little and said
curiously, “Is there something illegal in what you guys plan to do? ... that deadly
earnest. ... Not to mention the fact they almost killed you and would have for sure
ifyou hadn't slipped through his fingers like butter. ... He smiled and said, “
Because that is the cheapest place on earth where you can get sex, even a virgin
or an under ...
|Leave out, avoid all mention of the Rogers case, and give them something new |
instead. ... You others can believe what you like, but I'm in deadly earnest — like
the League which I have the — the honour of representing. You know that the ...
|Only here is there mention of a final Judgment, of the absolute, definitive |
separation of the righteous from the godless, of eternal death as the alternative to
eternal life, of perdition as the ... God is the One who takes His Will in deadly
|He gave his services as teacher when legally be was bound to do no such thing, |
and, at the close of the term, putting his hand into his own pocket, he paid the
expenses of running the whole school, rather than let it be dismissed before June
, the date mentioned in ... He told the pupil to do thus and so, because in such a
way only could that pupil produce the best results. ... Mr. Williams took us in
deadly earnest, and disciplined his classes as he had been used to discipline his
|But I suspect that Davies, with all his disarming flair, is in deadly earnest: there |
was no "ancient" or "biblical" Israel; and ... Only once does he cite any of the
basic archaeological handbooks we noted above — Amihai Mazar's Archaeology
of ... since Mazar ends with the Iron Age in Palestine and does not cover Davies' "
biblical world" in the Persian-Hellenistic period. ... in northern Israel, mentioning
the "house of David" and a "king of Israel," a king we can now identify as Jehoram
|'He mentioned he had some local matters to discuss with Su Leima before the |
ulema meeting tonight. ... Looking ahead again, he continued, mockingly, 'For
them no joke, no levity, no self-mockery, no humour! ... Even their Party—
approved joy is choreographed with deadly earnestness about deadly earnest
matters such as the five thousandth tractor produced by tractor ... Only if you see
this happen all around you and distance yourself from both the Party humanoids
and the sullen ...
|“The Communist Party ofthe Soviet Union . . .will continue to oppose all wars of |
conquest” (no mention ofTibet, ... As part of the double-speak, there are attacks
on “dogmatism” but even stronger attacks on “revisionism. ... In the older literature
ofCommunism, “profit” was a dirty word; it existed under capitalism only because
employers ... like Senator Fulbright take this sort of pipe dream in deadly earnest.