Whether the groundlings enjoyed the former but left the latter for the delectation of their educated betters is a moot point, for sesquepedalian rodomontade
had commanded considerable popular appeal since Hardy's time, just as in Shakespeare's England.
Failing properly to weigh this contradiction or paradox in the play--namely, that the hero's Promethean rodomontade
is at odds with both his crippling personal memories and his burdensome literary memories--encourages critics, including Nietzsche, to see Manfred as a Romantic titan.
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Aside from the portmanteau works, it includes several operas and an outsized piano concerto, which in its romantic pretensions is risible but enormous fun, combining Lisztian rodomontade
and a final choral uplift.
Then, no doubt thinking better of the prospect, disheartened in advance by what he can already taste is and as the ash of half-felicitous and wholly pointless utterance, the rhetorical trope and ripe rodomontade
whose tripping comeliness upon the tongue leaves triflers but the taste of tripe, that busy tinkering with language for which he does not give a tinker's damn, he lifts his white kid gloves instead from the proferred silver salver.
In all likelihood, the genre will continue to account for about 15 percent of all fiction published, Disch's entertaining but misleading rodomontade
Though Byron is not cited in Sanditon he has been held responsible for Sir Edward Denham's rodomontade
, but seeing that anything from Clarissa to King Lear is grist to Sir Edward's mill, the inference seems unfair.
or Madonna, of course, but from the early 1990s into the present, no week has passed without one or two snide print media swipes, part of our rodomontade
of xenophobic babbittry.