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In recent years the competition has been held near Beddgelert, where the stones are flat, but this year it was at Egryn, near Barmouth, Gwynedd where the stones were confoundedly round.
And thinks I to myself all the while, mind, while I was stubbing my silly toes against that cursed pyramid--so confoundedly contradictory was it all, all the while, I say, I was thinking to myself, 'what's his leg now, but a cane--a whalebone cane.
1-1 was published in Punch in 1841, and was captioned "Mosaic ornaments": these two words complete a text in which an "imitative-gold mart" and "Ben D'Israeli's speeches" are declared to be "so confoundedly full of fantastic [Mosaic ornaments].
The sentence was immediately executed, the dog cooked, dressed and eaten, for we were all confoundedly hungry.
When the Duchess seizes the Binney family assets, Thea enlists the help of a more resourceful ally: "[Cleo] looked at Thea and felt pity and impatience that Thea looked so confoundedly helpless.
near Ludgate, 1700), 7, presented "filthy and lustful Prostitutes" as serving the devil, and The Lady's Ramble: or, the Female Nightwalker (London, 1720), 4, had a whore's customer lament, that "we are still so Confoundedly Blind;/As not avoid your Delusions and Charme,/This brings still upon us such damnable pains:/Such Troubles and Plagues.
No matter how confoundedly ESL the prose, I slog through every page until I know what every button does, setting means, and flashing light indicates.
Almost 150 years ago, our founder said his goal was to delight beer drinkers with 'a confoundedly good glass of beer.
After only 23 bouts, he stepped into the ring with one of the great fighters of the past 50 years, one with a confoundedly awkward left-handed style, and never lost his poise.