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monotony Sentence Examples

  • Grand seigneurs, like the prince of Conde, the duc de Nevers and the marquis de Vardes, were glad to vary the monotony of their feudal castles by listening to the eloquent rehearsals of Malebranche or Regis.

  • But there are no perpetual snow-fields, no glaciers creep down these valleys, and no alpine hamlets ever appear to break the monotony.

  • Nothing could add to the sterility and the monotony of these mallee scrubs.

  • The average elevation of the surface of the state above the sea-level is less than that of any other state except Louisiana, but there is not the monotony of unbroken level which descriptions and maps often suggest.

  • Their monotony is varied only by the fruitful river-valleys and poljes, or upland hollows, where the smaller towns and villages are grouped; the districts or cantons thus formed are walled round by a natural rampart of limestone.

  • Gurgling water, strips of sward and tall forest trees, backed by green hills, make a scene completely unlike the usual monotony of Persian landscape.

  • The freedom and the inexhaustibleness of the undeserved grace of God is a subject to which this gifted son constantly returns with "a monotony which is never monotonous."

  • The monotony and lifelessness of this form of architecture are shown in the meaningless way in which details, suited only to the Venetian methods of veneering walls with thin marble slabs, are copied in the solid marbles of Verona.

  • There is complete absence of uniformity and monotony.

  • Evidently the idea of the great Yokoya experts, the originators of the style, was to break away from the somewhat formal monotony of ordinary engraving, where each line performs exactly the same function, and to convert the chisel into an artists i It is first boiled in a lye obtained by lixiviating wood ashes; it is next polished with charcoal powder; then immersed in plum vinegar and salt; then washed with weak lye and placed in a, tub of water to remove all traces of alkali, the final step being to digest in a boiling solution of copper sulphate, verdigris and water.

  • Tiring of the monotony of a scholastic life, he joined a troupe of travelling actors.

  • Corfu is generally considered the most beautiful of all the Greek isles, but the prevalence of the olive gives some monotony to its colouring.

  • Vocalic harmony is the internal bringing together of vowels of the same class for the sake of greater euphony, while vocalic dissimilation is the deliberate insertion of another class of vowels, in order to prevent the disagreeable monotony arising from too prolonged a vowel harmony.

  • A great part of Ashanti is covered with primeval and almost impenetrable forest.1 Many of the trees, chiefly silk-cotton and hardwood, attain splendid proportions, the bombax reaching a height of over 200 ft., but the monotony is oppressive, and is seldom relieved by the sight of flowers, birds or beasts.

  • In some instances indeed the monotony of their external appearance was broken by small shops, occupying the front of the principal houses, and let off separately; these were in some cases numerous enough to form a continuous façade to the street.

  • Throughout the northwestern region uniformity of features characterizes the scenery, betokening even at a distance the general monotony of structure.

  • But slight differences may readily be detected even where no feature interferes noticeably with the monotony.

  • The boy varied the monotony of his studies by pranks which revealed his unbalanced character, including an attempt to raise spirits with the aid of Dr Faust's Hallenzwang.

  • The writers of the silver age found fault with his prolixity, want of sparkle and epigram, and monotony of his clausulae.4 A certain Largius Licinius gained notoriety by attacking his Latinity in a work styled Ciceromastix.

  • Its almost complete absence in some of these works makes for monotony and produces a sense of dullness, which may not be inherent in all the details of the music, but is none the less distinctly present.

  • of the Canadian rivers lies the great arid tableland known as the Staked Plains (Llano Estacado), a vast stretch of barren wastes, with almost nothing to break the monotony of its landscape.

  • For the next three or four centuries there is little to note but the continual evidence of open or secret resistance to these decrees, and the parallel frequency and stringency of ecclesiastical legislation, which by its very monotony bears witness to its own want of success.

  • Level plains, with rich open meadows and cultivated lands, the monotony of which is in some parts relieved by beech woods, are separated by slight ridges with a general direction from N.W.

  • Here, again, the theology was further developed, and an attempt made to annul the old dualism by envisaging both Ormuzd and Ahriman as emanations of an original principle of infinite time (Zervan), a doctrine which long enjoyed official validity under the Sassanids till, in the reign of Chosroes I., the sect of Zervanites was pronounced heretical.i But, above all, the ritual and the doctrine of purity were elaborated and expanded, and there was evolved a complete and detailed system of casuistry, dealing with all things allowed and forbidden, the forms of pollution and the expiation for each, &c., which, in its arid and spiritles1 monotony vividly recalls the similar prescriptions in the Pentateuch.

  • in summer, and drops below freezing-point in winter; where there is a deadly monotony of dust-coloured scenery for the greater part of the year, with the minimum of rain and the maximum of heat.

  • There is therefore a certain element of artificiality in his treatment; and this, since it is easier to copy defects than excellencies, has been perpetuated with wearisome monotony by versifiers who chose him for their model.

  • But the midlands, the west, and the south of England, in spite of an absence of great elevation, contain no plains of such extent as might make for monotony.

  • Long sweeps of grassy upland bestrewn with boulders lead from the stream beds up to the snowfields, yellow, grey or vivid green, according to the season and the measure of sunlight, fold upon fold in interminable succession, their bleak monotony being only relieved by the grace of flowers for a short space during the summer months.

  • In the summer the dry bed is smooth and very hard, and when the skies are clear the monotony of the landscape is sometimes broken by a mirage.

  • On the south side, from the Tapajos to the river Madeira, the banks are usually low, although two or three hills break the general monotony.

  • It stands upon the great Canterbury plain, which here is a dead level, though the monotony of the site has been much relieved by extensive plantations of English and Australian trees.

  • The inhuman monotony of her tone made him realize she was the threat.

  • As a slave, his religion was mere emotionalism, which served to break the monotony of the cruel scourge of slavery.

  • forerunners of a series of contests, thoughtfully provided to relieve the monotony of our sojourn.

  • monotony of daily life.

  • monotony of a long day in front of the computer like a wad of paper falling through a cheering basket.

  • monotony of work.

  • monotony of this vast landscape, the poachers are able to relocate and recover the ivory months or even years later.

  • monotony of existence at the local paper.

  • monotony of training.

  • Sir Arthur had spent many a long weekend with his friend at Bridewell, hoping to relieve the monotony of city life.

  • Nothing breaks the monotony of a long day in front of the computer like a wad of paper falling through a cheering basket.

  • Their design set out to avoid the monotony of the uniform grid plans of the nineteenth century housing.

  • Changes in color along a corridor help reduce monotony and oppression.

  • From this point I am able to quote from the journal which I kept in order to vary the monotony of the long sea-voyage.

  • Many people choose driving instruction to escape the monotony of a 9 to 5 office or factory based job.

  • Public speaking is something that comes round with regular monotony.

  • Yet second-hand romance and second-hand emotion are surely better than the dull, soul-killing monotony which life brings to most of the human race.

  • rational monotony: If Γ A, then either Γ ∪ { B } A or Γ ¬ B.

  • Blamgrab came out of his tower, muttering profusely about the endless monotony of the " Egg and Sandwich theory " .

  • Now the darkness seemed to completely surround us, not a glimmer, or even a building to break the sheer monotony.

  • Character Of The Newer Attic Comedy The pieces are of tiresome monotony.

  • Then you might get some reprieve from the monotony you all keep complaining about - just a polite suggestion.

  • Grand seigneurs, like the prince of Conde, the duc de Nevers and the marquis de Vardes, were glad to vary the monotony of their feudal castles by listening to the eloquent rehearsals of Malebranche or Regis.

  • But there are no perpetual snow-fields, no glaciers creep down these valleys, and no alpine hamlets ever appear to break the monotony.

  • Nothing could add to the sterility and the monotony of these mallee scrubs.

  • from the mainland) alone breaks the monotony of this part of the Adriatic.

  • The average elevation of the surface of the state above the sea-level is less than that of any other state except Louisiana, but there is not the monotony of unbroken level which descriptions and maps often suggest.

  • Their monotony is varied only by the fruitful river-valleys and poljes, or upland hollows, where the smaller towns and villages are grouped; the districts or cantons thus formed are walled round by a natural rampart of limestone.

  • Gurgling water, strips of sward and tall forest trees, backed by green hills, make a scene completely unlike the usual monotony of Persian landscape.

  • The freedom and the inexhaustibleness of the undeserved grace of God is a subject to which this gifted son constantly returns with "a monotony which is never monotonous."

  • The monotony and lifelessness of this form of architecture are shown in the meaningless way in which details, suited only to the Venetian methods of veneering walls with thin marble slabs, are copied in the solid marbles of Verona.

  • There is complete absence of uniformity and monotony.

  • Evidently the idea of the great Yokoya experts, the originators of the style, was to break away from the somewhat formal monotony of ordinary engraving, where each line performs exactly the same function, and to convert the chisel into an artists i It is first boiled in a lye obtained by lixiviating wood ashes; it is next polished with charcoal powder; then immersed in plum vinegar and salt; then washed with weak lye and placed in a, tub of water to remove all traces of alkali, the final step being to digest in a boiling solution of copper sulphate, verdigris and water.

  • Tiring of the monotony of a scholastic life, he joined a troupe of travelling actors.

  • Corfu is generally considered the most beautiful of all the Greek isles, but the prevalence of the olive gives some monotony to its colouring.

  • The one great object aimed at should be to present an agreeable contrast - a floral picture; and, as at particular seasons a monotony of tint prevails, it is useful at such times to be in possession of some strong glaring colours.

  • Vocalic harmony is the internal bringing together of vowels of the same class for the sake of greater euphony, while vocalic dissimilation is the deliberate insertion of another class of vowels, in order to prevent the disagreeable monotony arising from too prolonged a vowel harmony.

  • A great part of Ashanti is covered with primeval and almost impenetrable forest.1 Many of the trees, chiefly silk-cotton and hardwood, attain splendid proportions, the bombax reaching a height of over 200 ft., but the monotony is oppressive, and is seldom relieved by the sight of flowers, birds or beasts.

  • above its general level, and breaking its dull monotony with irregular lines of scarped precipices, crowned with fantastic pinnacles and peaks.

  • In some instances indeed the monotony of their external appearance was broken by small shops, occupying the front of the principal houses, and let off separately; these were in some cases numerous enough to form a continuous façade to the street.

  • Throughout the northwestern region uniformity of features characterizes the scenery, betokening even at a distance the general monotony of structure.

  • But slight differences may readily be detected even where no feature interferes noticeably with the monotony.

  • The boy varied the monotony of his studies by pranks which revealed his unbalanced character, including an attempt to raise spirits with the aid of Dr Faust's Hallenzwang.

  • The chief faults of this were excess of ornament, antithesis, alliteration and assonance, monotony of rhythm, and the insertion of words purely for rhythmical effect.

  • The writers of the silver age found fault with his prolixity, want of sparkle and epigram, and monotony of his clausulae.4 A certain Largius Licinius gained notoriety by attacking his Latinity in a work styled Ciceromastix.

  • Its almost complete absence in some of these works makes for monotony and produces a sense of dullness, which may not be inherent in all the details of the music, but is none the less distinctly present.

  • of the Canadian rivers lies the great arid tableland known as the Staked Plains (Llano Estacado), a vast stretch of barren wastes, with almost nothing to break the monotony of its landscape.

  • For the next three or four centuries there is little to note but the continual evidence of open or secret resistance to these decrees, and the parallel frequency and stringency of ecclesiastical legislation, which by its very monotony bears witness to its own want of success.

  • Level plains, with rich open meadows and cultivated lands, the monotony of which is in some parts relieved by beech woods, are separated by slight ridges with a general direction from N.W.

  • Here, again, the theology was further developed, and an attempt made to annul the old dualism by envisaging both Ormuzd and Ahriman as emanations of an original principle of infinite time (Zervan), a doctrine which long enjoyed official validity under the Sassanids till, in the reign of Chosroes I., the sect of Zervanites was pronounced heretical.i But, above all, the ritual and the doctrine of purity were elaborated and expanded, and there was evolved a complete and detailed system of casuistry, dealing with all things allowed and forbidden, the forms of pollution and the expiation for each, &c., which, in its arid and spiritles1 monotony vividly recalls the similar prescriptions in the Pentateuch.

  • Above all, the sacred book of laws, the Vendidad, breathes throughout the spirit of the Sassanian period, in its intolerance, its casuistry degenerating into absurdity, and its soulless monotony.

  • in summer, and drops below freezing-point in winter; where there is a deadly monotony of dust-coloured scenery for the greater part of the year, with the minimum of rain and the maximum of heat.

  • There is therefore a certain element of artificiality in his treatment; and this, since it is easier to copy defects than excellencies, has been perpetuated with wearisome monotony by versifiers who chose him for their model.

  • But the midlands, the west, and the south of England, in spite of an absence of great elevation, contain no plains of such extent as might make for monotony.

  • Long sweeps of grassy upland bestrewn with boulders lead from the stream beds up to the snowfields, yellow, grey or vivid green, according to the season and the measure of sunlight, fold upon fold in interminable succession, their bleak monotony being only relieved by the grace of flowers for a short space during the summer months.

  • In the summer the dry bed is smooth and very hard, and when the skies are clear the monotony of the landscape is sometimes broken by a mirage.

  • On the south side, from the Tapajos to the river Madeira, the banks are usually low, although two or three hills break the general monotony.

  • The town, with the exception of the Altstadt, is regularly built, but within its area are numerous open grounds and public squares, which prevent the regularity of its plan degenerating into monotony: the market-place, with the colossal bronze statue of the elector John William, the parade, the Allee Strasse, the Konigs Allee, and the Kunigs Platz may be specially mentioned.

  • It stands upon the great Canterbury plain, which here is a dead level, though the monotony of the site has been much relieved by extensive plantations of English and Australian trees.

  • How did we endure the monotony?

  • Then you might get some reprieve from the monotony you all keep complaining about - just a polite suggestion.

  • One way to break up this fashion monotony is to take a look at special school occasions and then plan accordingly.

  • Wearing a colored tux can break some of the monotony of the black tuxedos that tend to be at proms.

  • Add a few throw pillows in varying shades of red to break up the monotony a bit.

  • Tall men can always benefit from a shot of color or hint of a pattern, to break up the monotony of a monochromatic palette (which only adds inches to an already tall frame).

  • If you do opt for a monochromatic color palette, add one well-placed accessory to your look to break up the monotony - a bold scarf or a chunky necklace does the job nicely.

  • Even simple activities, like bingo and music nights, make a big difference in breaking the monotony of life in an institutionalized setting.

  • It will definitely break the monotony with unique exercises for the Wii Balance Board as well as making yoga and strength training fun with bowling, soccer, and more.

  • The biggest fault that can be said with Endless Ocean for the Wii is the monotony.

  • First, it alleviates the monotony of a limited diet.

  • It's important to take advantage of these opportunities, allowing yourself to break away from the monotony of daily life.

  • Solve the problem with a belt, which breaks the monotony and shapes the silhouette.

  • This breaks up the monotony of the dress and adds a hint of color or glitz to the dress.

  • Hanging out in online writing communities is a great way to break the monotony of everyday freelancing life.

  • At first glance, it may appear that two water signs are the ideal matched set, but for Scorpio, there needs to be some sparks flying or she'll create them just to break up the monotony.

  • Help them break out of the monotony of their me state of mind by finding service projects they can do or service organizations they can join.

  • If your family has those boredom blues, there are many games kids can play to relieve the monotony.

  • Full color, fun and inviting, these games offer a small respite from the monotony of traveling.

  • Consider bringing along a small cooler filled with cheese, sandwich meats, bread, salads, and drinks to help ease the culinary monotony.

  • You can find different recipes to help to break the monotony by changing the taste a bit.

  • Given the chance, most children will naturally enjoy healthful foods and come to prefer the endless variety offered by whole foods over the monotony of processed sugars and fats.

  • Generally, this diet is a short term solution both because it is difficult to maintain such a low calorie diet for any real length of time and because most people struggle with the monotony of consuming the same soup day in and day out.

  • These variations can add an extra challenge to your pushup workout as well as breaking the monotony that many people experience from doing 100 pushups a day.

  • One problem with reality TV that has occurred within the past few years is monotony.

  • Depending on how many people you follow, you can have a nice slideshow to break up the monotony of reading the text only Twitter posts.

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