weighing heavily on the senses or spirit
oppressive heat of the day has softened into a pleasant summer evening.
end, especially to reach a final or climactic stage
Apparently this informal press conference has been in progress for some time, and BRADY is now bringing it to a
a feeling of ill will arousing active hostility
I want people everywhere to know I bear no personal
animosity toward Henry Drummond.
a race between candidates for elective office
He gave me active support in my
campaign of 1908—and I welcomed it.
characterized by intense emotion
impassioned, speaking at writing tempo, so all the reporters can get it down) But I say that if my own brother challenged the faith of millions, as Mr. Drummond is doing, I would oppose him still!
(music) the speed at which a composition is to be played
(Almost impassioned, speaking at writing
tempo, so all the reporters can get it down) But I say that if my own brother challenged the faith of millions, as Mr. Drummond is doing, I would oppose him still!
move away from each other
an official report (usually sent in haste)
BRADY turns to HORNBECK) Mr. Hornbeck, my clipping service has sent me some of your
praise somewhat dishonestly
flattering to know I’m being clipped.
favoring one person or side over another
It grieves me to read reporting that is so—
anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something
characterized by intense emotion
You will find our people are
fervent in their belief.
dangerously unstable and unpredictable
I know it’s warm, Matt; but these night breezes can be
excrete perspiration through the pores in the skin
And you know how you
a contest or fight (especially between boxers or wrestlers)
This is the squared circle where he had fought so many
bouts with the English language, and won.
a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it
He grasps the
podium and stares down at them sternly.
look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval
glowers at DRUMMOND.
listen; used mostly in the imperative
Hearken to the Word!
the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
The Lord said, “Let there be
any act of immoderate indulgence
(The crowd bursts out into an
orgy of hosannahs and waving arms.)
fill something that had previously been emptied
Be fruitful, and multiply, and
replenish the Earth, and subdue it!”
make subordinate, dependent, or subservient
Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the Earth, and
Crescendo, each answer mightier than the one Yes!
excessively agitated; distraught with fear or other violent emotion
(Deliberately shattering the rhythm, to go into a
frenzied prayer, hands clasped together and lifted heavenward)
(literary) a violent wind
O Lord of the
Tempest and the Thunder!
intense anger (usually on an epic scale)
O Lord of Righteousness and
to move in a twisting or contorted motion, (especially when struggling)
For all eternity, let his soul
writhe in anguish and damnation—
a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
Reverend Brown, I know it is the great
zeal of your faith which makes you utter this prayer!
Then he takes two
faltering steps backward, looks at DRUMMOND again, then moves off the stage.