Christmas will soon be here and many people will tritely
refer to it as a time for children.
But we had been sent to confront the Dissembler by forces greater than us, by the Procurator with his terrible authority, ordered all the way down to the deepest part of this underworld: a place that everyone tritely
called the Realm of the Banned.
He said tritely
, "Good luck," and I was out of his office.
Like the partygoers who tritely
compare the city lights to necklaces and jewels, he is capable of only the bluntest and most unimaginative of fictions, as we see in his metaphor about the hormone-sprayed bugs or his revision of Zoe's favorite joke, in which the doctor gives not a "second opinion" but announces his sexual conquest of the office secretary.
It has a tritely
infectious Latin beat and lyrics clearly written by a five-year-old.
Only at one point does this other impending reality break through, obliquely, brilliantly, in The Day After Tomorrow, when in the New York Library, before a raging fire of burning books (mercifully, tax books before Nietzsche, and not the Gutenberg Bible), Sam tritely
tells Laura she hasn't quite 'adjusted' to the new reality of a transformed, frozen world.
which is tritely
bound to this dissolution by the rhyme of "Haus" and "aus," they also mark a decisive moment when a new texture emerges from the silence.
I'm sorry, but this document is far too important to be treated so tritely
as does Pia de Solenni's reaction to it.
And for a movie about breaking free of conformity, it's tritely
Movin' Out takes a pearl-string of cutely apposite Billy Joel songs and hangs on it a tritely
effective story, of the Vietnam generation and its alienation.
Well, put tritely
, people who are murdered don't make statements and we investigate them,disabled children with whom adults can't communicate don't make statements but we investigate those offences.
Well, put tritely
, people who are murdered don't make statements and we investigate them; disabled children with whom adults can't communicate don't make statements but we investigate those offences.