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At the end of a political season of splenetic rhetoric, this tableau is now a remarkably unremarkable reminder of the good that politics can do.
Having said that, one can only imagine royalists, who for much of the past three decades have been devoted to mourning the death of the Shah's "Great Civilization," getting seriously splenetic.
Then there's Captain Dickson (Ice Cube), splenetic at the best of times -- "You two sons of bitches are going to college
Twenty-three years on, Canadian trio White Lung's splenetic new album, Deep Fantasy, could be Pretty On The Inside's younger sister, a hardcore punk monument to unbridled fury that grabs at the throat, then keeps on grabbing.
Twenty-three years on, White Lung's splenetic new album, Deep Fantasy, could be Pretty On The Inside's younger sister, a hardcore punk monument to unbridled fury that grabs at the throat, then keeps on grabbing.
The BEST CLASS ENEMY OF THE YEAR SHIELD This has to be Michael Bland RN, DipHE, BSc [Hons], MPhil, of Cambridge for demonstrating Kulak Consciousness [2] in his unprovoked and splenetic attack on the Te Henga Collective-attack one and you attack all, Brother Mike.
Her splenetic attack on Saul (Mandy Patinkin) and his colleagues do her reputation no good, especially when her former mentor is struggling to keep things under control in his new position as head of the CIA.
Likewise, his fury after United's Champions League exit at the hands of Real Madrid was more about the knowledge that this was his last crack at the trophy, than it was his splenetic indignation over Nani's red card.
Governor Arden-Clarke's splenetic response was predictable.
Now aged 53, Everett is less of an enfant and more of a splenetic middle-ager, but his vices, virtues and caustic view of life seem untouched by time.
In this regard Thompson follows the example of Yorick of Sterne's A Sentimental Journey, who wants to order his examples into their respective categories of idle, inquisitive, lying, proud, vain, splenetic, delinquent, unfortunate, simple, and sentimental travelers.
As such, he is primarily a vehicle for Jacobson's splenetic humour.