Almost all his more substantive works, whether in verse or prose, are preceded by prefaces of one sort or another, which are models of his own light pungent causerie; and in a vast variety of nondescript pamphlets and writings he shows himself a perfect journalist.
Reminiscences of the Greek signs of Gemini, Leo, Libra, Sagittarius, Capricornus and Pisces are obvious severally in the Hindu Two Faces, Lion's Tail, Beam of a Balance, Arrow, Gazelle's Head (figured as a marine nondescript) and Fish.
In supposing a direct perception of such a nondescript thing, he shows to what straits idealists are driven in the endeavour to supplement Kant's limitation of knowledge to phenomena by some sort of knowledge of things.
It is only the pressure of increasing demand that makes marketable hard pelts with harsh brittle hair of nondescript hue, and these would, naturally, be the last to attract the notice of dealers.
A most objectionable class of male dancers also exists, who imitate the dances of the Ghawazi, and dress in a kind of nondescript female attire.
The nondescript course of action which began at the Constantinople conference and ended at Berlin was not of his direction until its few last days.
As soon as the men of the various regiments began to disperse among the wealthy and deserted houses, the army was lost forever and there came into being something nondescript, neither citizens nor soldiers but what are known as marauders.
The fur is fairly serviceable for carriage rugs, the leather being stout, but its harshness of quality and nondescript colour does not contribute to make it a favourite.
In the latter half of the 18th century it served as a kind of bastille for political prisoners, and is now used as a museum in which a rather nondescript collection of articles, some from Mexico, has been allowed to accumulate.
While there are plenty of simple, nondescript tops available for plus size women, there's something to be said for a more decorative option that has the potential to be dressed up for a more formal occasion.
We have the clothes, even though they're pretty nondescript.
I guess if I'm going to go under cover and snoop, I'd better get an old nondescript Chevy or Ford.
ash saplings plus nondescript bushes of various sorts.
nondescript rural town to the north of Harare, Zimbabwe's capital.
He names them the Auxiliary Units, a deliberately nondescript title.
Just to be on the safe side, Dean stopped at a thrift store and purchased a nondescript jacket and a slouched hat.
nondescript building on the opposite side of the road once housed Bishop's Stortford's ' new ' telephone exchange.
nondescript house, the only give-away is if his Rolls Royce is there with his name on the numberplate.
nondescript 12th place, so nothing changed there.
nondescript pub pretending to have a field day?
Crazy amount of money to spend on a fairly nondescript 80s bike with little historical or other significance.
From here to the end of the road on the other side of town, the 244 cuts a rather nondescript path through Feltham.
In fact the whole of the first half was pretty nondescript with goalmouth action at a premium.
This is important in terms of it acting as a community focus in an otherwise nondescript residential environment.
The middle pick-up doesn't seem to be a popular choice, due to its somewhat nondescript sound.
Although the content of the Chancellor's speech seemed fairly nondescript this year, as always the devil is in the detail!
The Rose- colored Starling, albeit in nondescript juvenile plumage, gave excellent views feeding among the cows.
Indeed, according to a recent account by a close observer of the religious practices prevalent in southern India, fully four-fifths of the people of the Dravidian race, whilst nominally acknowledging the spiritual guidance of the Brahmans, are to this day practically given over to the worship of their nondescript local village deities (grama-devata), usually attended by animal sacrifices frequently involving the slaughter, under revolting circumstances, of thousands of victims. Curiously enough these local deities are nearly all of the female, not the male sex.
Of course, there are some that blend in with the woodwork and are as nondescript and simple as possible.
In a nondescript, beautiful city in Mirror's Edge, the government keeps tabs on its citizens like Big Brother in 1984.
At best this nondescript Italian white is an easy-quaffing wine that doesn't cause much distraction.
A formal wine tasting normally eschews food with wine outside of nondescript crackers to help cleanse the palate.
Any symptoms the mother may have had to indicate that the defects are present in the fetus are nondescript.
The key is to have only piece be something striking and the other be nearly nondescript.
Nicole Richie has been known to slip into a pair of nondescript sneakers and head out on the town when she needs to, and it's been caught by the paparazzi's ever-watchful eye, too!
The beauty of diamonds is such that they can turn a nondescript watch into an extraordinary watch.
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