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  • adv. In a baroque style.


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  • He is now in his 80s and, following a number of health scares and other late-life catastrophes, finds himself in melancholic mood, planning a capacious, personal and baroquely styled critical study of some of his own abiding influences: Shakespeare, Yeats, Whitman, Emerson and Hart Crane among them.

    The Anatomy of Influence by Harold Bloom – review

  • Borromini's was surely a life lived baroquely, and his reputation was dealt with in no less a manner.

    Borromini: the first architect

  • Fabtastically, baroquely, OMG I can't believe they just did that with a plain bald face terrible.

    [AKICILJ] for forty days and forty night they rode through red blood to the knee

  • Borrowing from J-Horror films like Ring (1998) and Pulse (2001) as well as ergodic works such as Danieleweski's House of Leaves (2000) it uses emails, blog posts, chat logs, press releases and transcribed interviews to tell the story of a baroquely shot 1920s snuff film that manages to escape its original medium.

    REVIEW: The Best Horror Of The Year, Volume 2 edited by Ellen Datlow

  • The garment was aubergine and baroquely laced around the edges.


  • Four books later, Lethem has settled down a lot -- this book is only a detective story, a shrewd portrait of Brooklyn, a retold "Oliver Twist" and a story so baroquely voiced (the hero has Tourette's syndrome) that Philip Marlowe would blush.

    Books, 'Tis / Frank Mccourt

  • This is a dish simultaneously so utterly simple and so baroquely fusionesque that describing it as if it had "origins" is entirely ridiculous.

    Collards, Deconstructed

  • Again, cool in principle, but difficult to follow the execution like when characters were liable to launch into some baroquely ornate speech steeped in speech patterns from long ago.

    REVIEW: Vellum by Hal Duncan

  • There was a funny moment during the ceremony, where Mr. Cancel was reciting the baroquely complicated swearing-in oath phrase by phrase after Mayor Newsom, and stopped dead in his tracks, confused, when asked to repeat the phrase "I have no mental reservations about taking on this task," and it was obvious he had misheard the phrase to mean "mental" something else.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • There, on Yonge Street, said to be the longest street in the world, I found a minimal but baroquely ambitious and up-to-date place called Cava.

    High on the Hog


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