- r in a damnable manner
kindly Arthur--so damnably , politely , endlessly persistent!
- Which leaves us asking this question: How come it is so damnably entertaining? For one thing, it is animated by a sort of irresistible exuberance.
- But it is hard to look so damnably dashing and avoid being considered a lady-killer.
- Instead it was Redford, a performer whose impeccable box office credentials are based largely on the fact that he is so damnably adorable.
- Studs Terkel in AlterNet
Innocently--or was I damnably perverse even then?--I piped, 'Fightin' Bob La Follette,'Terkel recalled eight decades later, mentioning the name of the progressive senator from Wisconsin who earned his support that year. "She was startled,...
- Karl Marx in Organiser
Adhikari may be referring to a letter from Marx to Engels dated August 8, 1858, where Marx writes: "I have written a lot for the Tribune of late so as to replenish my account a bit but I am getting damnably short of material. India isn't my...
- Johannes Brahms in guardian.co.uk
And as Richard Heuberger recalls (in Stephen Johnson's brilliant book Bruckner Remembered), Brahms said of his rival, "I certainly wouldn't go through thick and thin for Bruckner, but the fellow is damnably serious about what he does, and he...