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  • adv. In a pacey manner.


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  • The corporation flirted with the genre on its recent Bafta-winning adaptation of Charles Dickens' Bleak House, turning the novel into a pacily shot serial scheduled in the style of a soap with twice-weekly half-hour episodes.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • Miller intimately and pacily imagines how it might have felt to witness it.'

  • The contentious lady was recovered two years later, though in their scrupulously researched and pacily written book, the husband-wife team of Dorothy and

    The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) - Frontpage

  • Raaz 2: A decent entertaining movie, with enough spooky and shocking moments, a proper storyline, pacily edited, good music, and good ...


  • "Strong, pacily told London-set tale unfolds from the POV of a would-be exploiter rather than a victim, illuminating a chain of connections most people would rather ignore," writes

    GreenCine Daily

  • Wallace pacily unpicks the fraud and meets the outraged collectors.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Iain had suggested that not all of Prescott's blog (noted, the odd thing about Prescott's blog is that it is actually rather good, pacily written and with a bit of get up and go about it (unlike most of the pompous, dreary unread material churned out by other bloggers in the Labour mainstream).

    Telegraph Blogs


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