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  1. Their letters had been so insipid.
  2. He found the man to his taste, but the girl insipid.
  3. Wondering how Paul would fall for such an insipid person.
  4. His pale, insipid, wishy-washy blue eyes stared into mine.
  5. Or having endured three hours of insipid Japanese moaning.

  6. She was insipid and lacked the conviction of her earlier actions.
  7. Your third estate is insipid, colorless, odorless, and shapeless.
  8. Like insipid meat, all these products were mankind's choices, not.
  9. And the woman tended to maunder on, vapid, insipid, banal and trite.
  10. More than that, she is a very gifted artist, not the insipid amateur.
  11. In fact, brandy was good almost any time, so much better than insipid wine.
  12. Bland and insipid were not qualities to tempt anyone to eat more than necessary.
  13. Both men agreed that felt that their protest was little more than insipid thinking.
  14. I didn't mind the murmur of her insipid cartoons, I just enjoyed feeling someone against me.
  15. If I must give my opinion, I have always thought it the most insipid play in the English language.

  16. She thought him insipid, silly, stupid, useless, foppish, displeasing, impertinent, and extremely ugly.
  17. It would be difficult to imagine a more pitiful, vulgar, dull and insipid allegory than this literary quadrille.
  18. He had pathetic, adoring fans wherever else he went, she definitely didn’t need to be part of the insipid crowd.
  19. In the end I decided to maraud for the ways of the superficiality and answer with the most insipid of the phrases:.
  20. An insipid reporter was giving the latest on the Chimera case, getting it all wrong, insulting the public, insulting him.
  21. You see, I am becoming superstitious and poetic and unreasonable and maybe, to a brain like yours, even unsavory and insipid.
  22. Combining elements of French brioche, German stollen, strudel and English fruit tart, it made them all insipid by comparison.
  23. Then he heard a sparkling voice and could almost see the insipid smile behind the words of the Patriarch without needing to turn:.
  24. After years of enduring these sorts of formal necessities, and the insipid arrogance of some participants whom I've met along the way.
  25. It's your awakening distaste for this mindless feeding which has serendipitously trailed you to our sanctuary of insipid idealists.

  26. After much thought he risked a white rose, which he liked less than the others because it was insipid and mute: it did not say anything.
  27. Slipping, crying insipid prayers, I groaned to the top, cried out with relief, and shouted myself out of the sarcophagus, onto the floor.
  28. The walls were painted an insipid yellow, the small window covered by a set of floral patterned curtains that didn't quite meet in the middle.
  29. The patenting of Life, the surveillance of Liberty and the pursuit of Hatred is the insipid preamble of those declaring their independence from empathy.
  30. I had imagined, on the contrary, that on coming in he would at once break into his habitual thin, shrill laugh and fall to making his insipid jokes and witticisms.
  31. My father, a stern and tough old cookie who was exceptionally fond of his nephew, would not have tolerated Hassans insipid familiarities and jokes with the couple.
  32. We are on a perilous margin when we begin to look passively at our future selves, and see our own figures led with dull consent into insipid misdoing and shabby achievement.
  33. This lasted till a violent cough, seizing and laying him up, delivered me from this most innocent and insipid trifler, for I never heard more of him after his first retreat.
  34. Behind his scowling manner was a kindly old man, and if it hadn't been for the arrival of a rather insipid little boy, she might never have known, nor might anyone else for that matter.
  35. Alas! that these delights should be no longer-lived; for now the point of pleasure, unedged by enjoyment, and all the brisk sensations flattened upon us, resigned us up to the cool cares of insipid life.
  36. The sarcasm that had repelled, the harshness that had startled me once, were only like keen condiments in a choice dish: their presence was pungent, but their absence would be felt as comparatively insipid.
  37. Are you aware that the most artistic and gifted natures in our villages become horse-thieves and poachers? What would you have? Life is so meagre, so insipid, so intolerably dull to eager and high-spirited souls!.
  38. In the second place, and giving my own personal opinion, a child’s flesh is not a satisfying diet; it is too insipid, too sweet; and the criminal, in making these experiments, could have satisfied neither his conscience nor his appetite.
  39. Is this causative or just ironic? We do not live in the age of the absurd, but in the age of the insipid: processed food without nutritional value; processed news without informational value; processed meanings without transformational value.
  40. There would have been no problem in going back to Fernan-da’s insipid love, because her beauty had become solemn with age, but the rain had spared him from all emergen-cies of passion and had filled him with the spongy serenity of a lack of appetite.
  41. He had written a mediocre specimen of an insipid class of romance, and some plays which manifestly did not comply with the primary condition of pleasing: were the playgoers to patronise plays that did not amuse them, because the author was to produce "Don Quixote" twenty years afterwards?
  42. We were married in a morning ceremony of the Anglican Church, followed by a midday reception of champagne and caviar, of loud upper class accents, of my dear fellow's and ha-ha's, of top hats and tails for the gentlemen and extravagant, tasteless dresses with insipid morning hats for the ladies.
  43. Abstract from the consideration of a soldier, for which they are only rendered fit from their corporeal powers, everything with them is premature; if forced into existence, like the flower or fruit unseasonably raised in a hot-bed, wears the external qualities, but, in fragrance and taste, is unnatural and insipid.
  44. Having arrived at such a solution, these people, if they are weak, unenergetic natures, make their peace with such a senseless life, are even proud of their condition, considering their lack of knowledge to be a desert, a sign of culture; but if they are energetic, truthful, and talented natures, such as was Maupassant, they cannot bear it and in one way or another go out of this insipid life.
  45. But when his hand, and touches, naturally attracted to their center, made me feel all their wantonness and warmth in, and round it, oh! how immensely different a sense of things, did I perceive there, than when under my own insipid handling! And now his waistcoat was unbuttoned, and the confinement of the breeches burst through, when out started to view the amazing, pleasing object of all my wishes, all my dreams, all my love, the king member indeed! I gazed at, I devoured it, at length and breadth, with my.
  46. How the devil could it be otherwise in her frightful isolation? And that insipid, paltry creature attending her from duty and humanity! From pity and charity! He might as well plant an oak in a flowerpot, and expect it to thrive, as imagine he can restore her to vigour in the soil of his shallow cares! Let us settle it at once: will you stay here, and am I to fight my way to Catherine over Linton and his footman? Or will you be my friend, as you have been hitherto, and do what I request? Decide! because there is no reason for my lingering another minute, if you persist in your stubborn ill-nature!.
  47. And ask him whether it is laudable and worthy of a man, and proper for a Christian, to busy himself, again for money, with catching unfortunate, erring, frequently ignorant, drunken men for appropriating to themselves other people's possessions in much smaller quantities than we appropriate things to ourselves, and for killing men differently from what we are accustomed to kill men, and for this to put them in prisons, and torment, and kill them, and whether it is laudable and worthy of a man and a Christian, again for money, to preach to the masses, instead of Christianity, what is well known to be insipid and harmful superstitions; and whether it is laudable and worthy of a man to take from his neighbour, for the sake of his own lust, what his neighbour needs for the gratification of his prime necessities, as is done by the large landowners; or to compel him to perform labour above his strength, which ruins his life, in order to increase his own wealth, as is done by manufacturers, by owners of factories; or to exploit men's want for the purpose of increasing his wealth, as is done by merchants.

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