befogged


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Yet befogged as he was by beer and fan adulation, Wolfe was shrewd enough to see that the Olympic Games, which he attended almost every day with his new German girlfriend, amounted to much more than a mere athletic event, and that the very meticulousness of the games' organization suggested something sinister about the hosts: .
Such frank talk isn't much heard these days, especially not when the media dutifully follow the hallucinating president from military base to military base pledging victory in Iraq, and obedient audiences of soldiers, befogged in their own caverns of illusion, hoo-haw and cheer.
This is familiar but also calmingly provisional; it seems neither as desperate nor as personal as a five-library-book limit to a befogged third-grader, or the failed samba of explaining one's first love to a potential lover.
2) According to Lebrun, when the book is not omitted, all that critics can do with this work is recognize it as "the basis of Sade's work," without realizing the implications of their recognition: "It would seem, then, that each time The One Hundred and Twenty Days is recognized as an exception of fundamental importance in Sade's work, the act of recognition is immediately befogged by a systematically superimposed reappearance of each author's own thematic bias: literature for Jean Paulhan, the 'sacred' for Bataille, and for Philippe Roger, 'writing' itself' (3).
Historians will someday burrow among the musty artifacts of America's supercharged 24/7 news organizations--TV with its glammed-up sets, its convention skyboxes and satellite feeds; the well-fed correspondents on a first-name basis with second-rate sources; the newsmagazines with their gloss, gossip, and fluff--and they will rub their eyes and marvel that a nation possessed of such an enormous industry ostensibly specializing in the gathering and distribution of facts could yet remain so befogged.
Then he looked down upon the spot at which I had, as if spellbound, been staring and, waving away the sweet cigar smoke that hung in the air like my own befogged mind set afloat outside my head for all to see and wonder at, said: How like a woman is such a table, eh?
And Wilhelm, as petty and befogged as he is, is granted a revelation at the end of Seize the Day, in the form of a moment of fellow feeling that overwhelms the dams of his ego.
I was in my twenties in Paris when I had my first glimpse of what I believe was was the dawn of the new age of American gastronomic exploration (the predawn was known to the so-called lost generation--but Hemingway, Fitzgerald, and the rest were too alcohol befogged to pay much attention to what was on their plates).
2001) (stating "we favor hospitalization for the alcoholic who is very jittery or befogged .
And in a day when legal writing was obscured and befogged with technical jargon, he was able to write clearly and cogently.
Meanwhile, as Maribor grows increasingly befogged and fantastic, Josef Erdman narrates his own quest for autonomy and meaning.