Dr. Carver looked slightly disappointed at this conclusion, but, having compared his ponderous gold time-piece with Madame Olenska’s little travelling-clock, he reluctantly gathered up his mighty limbs for departure.
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The findings were presented in a ponderous three-volume report.
We’ve been working through the ponderous regulatory approval process for the last two years.