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  • Later, the retrospectoscope, that handy tool of the wags and pundits, the conveners of the farce we call M&M—morbidity and mortality conference—will pronounce your decision right or wrong.†   (source)
  • Buchanan may have just been a pundit with lofty aspirations, but Joe Arpaio, the sheriff of Maricopa County, agreed with Buchanan, and though just as vocal, he wields real authority.†   (source)
  • I had turned off the television when yet another pundit suggested that Shay might be the Messiah.†   (source)
  • The news jockeys and political pundits might have spent countless hours dissecting the implications, but another, greater urgency trumped even this stunning bit of news.†   (source)
  • The pundits spoke of his integrity, his intelligence.†   (source)
  • Some political pundits say that republican governments can only use the force of law to govern.†   (source)
  • Mobs were mobs, whether they were called hooligans or activists or pundits.†   (source)
  • Both Testaments are full of pundits, prophets, disciples, favorite sons, Solomons, Isaiahs, Davids, Pauls—but, my God, who besides Jesus really knew which end was up?†   (source)
  • Even conservative track pundits were beginning to think that Louie might be the one to shatter precedent, and after Louie won every race in his senior season, their confidence was strengthened.†   (source)
  • Each day brought scores of regular people and visitors through the offices, and with all the lesser meetings and speeches Kwang attended to weekly, the countless minor moments, I witnessed what ertswhile observersanthropologists and pundits alike-might have called his natural state.†   (source)
  • The pundits who downplayed Shay's miracles were always quick to point out that if God were to return to earth.†   (source)
  • During the remaining three weeks they were, in the oft quoted words of some medical pundit, "Seventeen-year-old males with choice."†   (source)
  • Thus, I thought, the pundits of the future might write; and, turning away, I greeted the company sergeant-major: "Has Mr. Hooper been round?"†   (source)
  • I was a pundit.†   (source)
  • 'Nay—in a matter touching Five Kings it would be next his black heart,' said the pundit.†   (source)
  • 'They have not yet come in,' said the pundit.†   (source)
  • 'They did not say he was the very man,' said the pundit thoughtfully.†   (source)
  • A sleek young gentleman from Delhi, armed with a bunch of keys which the Flower had unshackled from the senseless one's belt, went through every single box, bundle, mat, and saddle-bag in Mahbub's possession even more systematically than the Flower and the pundit were searching the owner.†   (source)
  • It was an utterly foolish thing to do; because they fell to drinking perfumed brandy against the Law of the Prophet, and Mahbub grew wonderfully drunk, and the gates of his mouth were loosened, and he pursued the Flower of Delight with the feet of intoxication till he fell flat among the cushions, where the Flower of Delight, aided by a smooth-faced Kashmiri pundit, searched him from head to foot most thoroughly.†   (source)
  • Then Mahbub Ali rolled across the serai to the Gate of the Harpies who paint their eyes and trap the stranger, and was at some pains to call on the one girl who, he had reason to believe, was a particular friend of a smooth-faced Kashmiri pundit who had waylaid his simple Balti in the matter of the telegrams.†   (source)
  • Then, in 1906, came the organization of the Simplified Spelling Board, with an endowment of $15,000 a year from Andrew Carnegie, and a formidable membership of pundits.†   (source)
  • He whispered then near Stephen's ear: LENEHAN'S LIMERICK There's a ponderous pundit MacHugh Who wears goggles of ebony hue.†   (source)
  • The ponderous pundit, Hugh MacHugh, Dublin's most brilliant scribe and editor and that minstrel boy of the wild wet west who is known by the euphonious appellation of the O'Madden Burke.†   (source)
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