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  • Very often after mergers and things, too, you see this, is that these mergers are ill-digested.

    Tina Brown's Must-Reads About ... This Working Life

  • This is a general speculative question and not a cue for Dr Wood and that other cyber-bore 'Ignorant Stoopid American' to scatter us with ill-digested conservative press releases.

    The 2nd Presidential Debate

  • While these ill-digested and desperate conspiracies were agitated among the few Jacobites who still adhered with more obstinacy to their purpose, there is no question but that other plots might have been brought to an open explosion, had it not suited the policy of Sir Robert

    Redgauntlet

  • I am more than ever convinced that the postmodernism that took over in the 1970s with so much hoopla was a blip in the process, but an absolutely essential blip as a generation rebelled against the faith of its fathers -- although rarely, if ever, have so many stand-up one-liners, inside jokes, and ill-digested knockoffs of history produced so many really bad buildings.

    Constructive Criticism

  • The explanation clearly lies in the fact that these were foreign imports, ill-digested and unassimilated, a ‘western’ cocktail as much of the Molotov sort as of the more inebriating variety.

    Of skirts and scarves

  • The extant “Contest”, however, has clearly combined with the original document much other ill-digested matter on the life and descent of Homer, probably drawing on the same general sources as does the Herodotean

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Thus it happens that human knowledge, as we have it, is a mere medley and ill-digested mass, made up of much credulity and much accident, and also of the childish notions which we at first imbibed.

    The New Organon

  • The sense of catastrophe, of apocalyptic doom, in much Japanese Neo Pop imagery, echoing the popularity of Japanese animation films and computer games about world-destroying wars and Godzilla-type monsters, is explained by Murakami as a reflection of Japan's ill-digested wartime past.

    Virtual Violence

  • With his half-knowledge, his ill-gotten and ill-digested information, with his reading which had all been on one side, he had been unable as yet to catch a glimpse of the fact that from the ranks of the nobility are taken the greater proportion of the hard-working servants of the State.

    Lady Anna

  • There is no doubt that beneath the mannerisms, the infantile chic, the ill-digested culture of an alien world, Barthelme does have a talent for, of all things in this era, writing.

    In Praise of Dispraise

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