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|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
|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 ...|
|Clinton Counselor David Gergen on the professional values of the press: "Where |
there are two conflicting stories, their view is ... on political humor: "There are
things of deadly earnest that can only be safely mentioned under cover of a joke.
|Insistence on our part that the game 'must be played our way will only lead to a |
deadlock. ... that means only one thing — the atomic armament race is on in
deadly earnest. ... If we are willing to negotiate on this basis, I believe the
Russians will also negotiate seriously with a view to reaching an agreement. k
There can be, of course, no absolute assurance the Russians ... It will have been
noted that in the preceding discussion I have not mentioned the question of the
|That makes you an ideal person just in case something goes wrong and our |
plans get discovered; no one will be ... 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. ... “Because that is the cheapest place on
earth where you can get sex, even a virgin or an under aged girl for just a few
|“You shouldn't joke around about this kind of stuff,” he said to Harriet. “I am not |
joking. I am in deadly earnest,” said Harriet loftily. Not for the first time, Pemberton
thought how different she was from Robin, so different you could hardly believe ...
|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
|I argued less, because I was the little sister, and they would always say to me: |
You just listen. ... The Klausners didn't even want the name mentioned because
they were scared stiff you might get a sprinkling of red just from hearing it. ...
Fania had this habit of saying in deadly earnest things that would make everyone
laugh, and she knew they would, but she ... Dante's Inferno, all the deserts and
oceans, there's room in there for the dinosaurs and the whales, everything can
get into that ...
|Although really that would have been a good joke. ... Just when Esch was about |
to give up his watch Lohberg arrived in a terribly excited state, and almost
weeping. ... But then a man had got up, obviously one of those agents
provocateurs whom Herr Geyring himself had mentioned at ... harmless and
uplifting twaddle about brotherhood and did not understand that things could turn
to deadly earnest.
|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
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