A pestilence which devastated Ireland in 544 caused the dispersion of Mobhi's disciples, and Columba returned to Ulster, the land of his kindred. The Soviet goal of providing housing for every family, and the rapid growth of Moscow's population, led to the construction of large, monotonous housing blocks. Yet it had sufficed that the nations should flock there for a pestilence to break out. They were so undernourished that they easily became ill from consumption, fevers, pestilence, and a variety of other disorders. The monotonous sound of his voice gave way to music as soon as I pressed the play button again.
Life has become mundane and monotonous. Jane accepts the position gratefully, even though it is monotonous, poor and obscure. Despite such reassurances, once the Pandora's box of the recall motion has been opened, there is no telling what pestilence will result. Our kop life is becoming a little monotonous but we manage to get on. All other sounds were dominated by the monotonous shouts of the gondoliers.
As he recoils from the information he's downloaded from the Cadmus files, he begins to speak in monotone sentence fragments, as Rorschach did. He became obsessed with tariff applications, customhouse collections and the various claims that came in an endless and monotonous array. For x 0, it increases. She muttered to herself as she bore the monotonous sounds of the line ringing. Winnie picked up the phone and a monotonous voice came out of the speaker. Though it remains monotonous and fails to have the spark that will compel you to finish it, it oozes quality and would make a great conversation piece at Christmas Dinner. He flat expressions and tone was monotonously delivered.
He grinned but said nothing as his features faded into a bland monotonous look. Well, a museum in the Philippines is helping people do just that. In general the main elevations of the two ranges form pairs lying opposite one another; the forms of both ranges are monotonous, but the colouring is splendid, especially when viewed from a distance; when seen close at hand only a few valleys with perennial streams offer pictures of landscape beauty, their rich green contrasting pleasantly with the bare brown and yellow mountain sides. The orchestrion bellowed and thundered on its platform, filling the ears with its long monotonous song. Anything tedious or humdrum is probably monotonous.
Although he speaks in a monotone voice and appears cold, reckless and emotionless, according to Doctor J, Heero is actually a very kind-hearted person who feels sympathetic for the oppressed space colony citizens. In fact, his losings were so monotonous that the diversion had ceased to be exciting and he had abandoned it. This is perfect for business trips or for drowning out the monotonous sound of that copier next to your cube. And in no case would they have stooped to some of today's musically and verbally monotonous genres. Sadly, the mix isn't a great one given the sheer volume of dull tracks on offer that quickly blend into one monotonous sound.
The monotonous work of erecting dressing stations and dugouts and dealing with the sick behind the lines were defended as crucial to the war effort. If it is very important, for a job or school project, then you can motivate yourself by telling yourself that if you do a good job then you will be rewarded. Dreary and monotonous as the landscape, the days, too, pass in unvaried succession. Or does it get monotonous to cook turkey over and over again? He said research showed that up to 20 per cent of accidents on monotonous roads such as motorways were related to tiredness. The wine list, thick as a church missal has won the Decanter wine list of the year with monotonous regularity. Show More Sentences I like this varied emphasis better than the monotonous pound of unmodulated people who hammer their meaning into my palm.
Even relationships break if a person becomes monotonous. My father is a retired autoworker and he said he never wanted us to have to work at a monotonous factory job. And thus, croaking like the ravens when they anticipate pestilence, the ill-boding sibyls withdrew from the churchyard. Monotonic Preference is an assumption that consumers would prefer more rather than less of the goods they consume. Individuals who use run-on sentences with no subordination, or who use only simple sentences, produce monotonous writing. In the all too near distance, awesomely vast and ruddy columns of fire rose and fell with monotonous regularity.
The criticism most often made of Ovid's poems from exile is that they are repetitive and therefore monotonous. This disaster was the sudden collapse of the habits that had become part of his nature in the ten or more monotonous years he had spent on the island. He introduced the Ambrosian Chant, a mode of singing more monotonous than the Gregorian, which superseded it. Nothing actually stopped this Viking invasion until 892, when pestilence so ravaged the army that they finally dispersed. He becomes an appendage of the machine, and it is only the most simple, most monotonous, and most easily acquired knack, that is required of him. Isabella listened to the drone of his monotonous voice, and did as he said.