“What I did not love -- and in fact really, really hated -- was being penned in by cops onto narrow sidewalks and into really crowded spaces by New York's finest -- who seemed to enjoy strolling back and forth officiously in the wide empty streets greeting each other as though is was old home week.”
“No, I simply whipped out the copies of everything, all of which were stamped, officiously, by the person who took all the originals from me some five weeks early.”
““Mrs. Gwyn, that will be five shillings for tardiness,” Mr. Booth called out officiously.”
““When you are ready, please,” called Hart officiously.”
““John,” began Dryden officiously, “you will be able to arbitrate this matter.””
“The first cartoon in this week's New Yorker is vintage Cullum: a confident-looking dog in coat-and-tie, sitting officiously behind a desk, is telling a man of like size, eye and snout: "I do corporate, divorce, and malpractice, but I'm most familiar with leash laws.”
“Wait for it: When it's everybody against the Germans over money-printing, the Germans will not merely cave but bustle officiously to the front of the parade for money-printing.”
“(When they do make a kill, they solemnly apologize to the victims: "All energy is borrowed and one day you have to give it back," Neytiri rather officiously informs the avatar-Jake when he makes his first kill.)”
“Behind them were the mules, and then in a cluster, each with a load of some sort on his head, were the thirty prisoners, and Ismail took charge of them officiously.”
“I called her about a story I was doing for a magazine, but when I mispronounced Proenza Schouler, the high end brand co-designed by two former students of the Parsons School of Design, she snapped at me officiously: "If you don't know how to say it properly, you shouldn't be asking me about them.”
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