Ryker. The rudeness and complete self-immersion were pathetic rather than annoying. ‘Do you mean the military and political reasons?‘ ‘No, Ip 446 QR 1963
matter, you're all hunched up -- have those birds been annoying you?‘ ‘No, leave them.‘ Maitland lowered his cane, realizing thatp 653 GTN 1964
would have been unaware of any irony. All the more annoying was the fact that the statement was literally true. Top 32 DC 1987
the testicles. Carmen raised one palm and brushed away an annoying piece of grit, then stared self-critically at the black poolp 255 KW 1991
his outstretched hand. ‘Those planes. Paul, don't you find them annoying? Like all the graffiti at Eden-Olympia -- a fifty-million-dollar officep 364 SC 2000
down, or flexing his muscles on a rowing machine. But annoyingly no recreational facilities, apart from the three armchairs and thep 61 M69 1957
to go to the junior school on the 10th floor. Annoyingly, the young sister of an airline pilot's wife on thep 28 HR 1975
Delft Hilton. Already I feel my anger begin to fade. Annoyingly, my erection also slackens. The transit of this camera acrossp 861 60Z 1976
impulsive scientists. Anyone, Orlowski decided, other than Gregor Orlowski. But annoyingly some faceless rival at the Ministry had discovered his Americanp 27 HA 1981
listened to the new arrivals being herded from the truck. Annoyingly, there were several small children, who would cry continuously andp 112 ES 1984
between my past life in China and a future that, annoyingly, showed no signs of arriving. I was marooned in ap 80 KW 1991
deliberate or not, had nearly led me to drown myself. Annoyingly, he was far more interested in my messianic attempt top 205 KW 1991
out here. This isn't a beach, Fay. You know it annoys me.‘ Around us the walls began to mottle and cloudp 316 TDS 1962
its metabolism. With the asphalt chimney it will complete its annual cycle in a week, with the PVC one in ap 178 VT 1960
heaven's sake, Robert, look at those FAO statistics. Despite an annual increase of five per cent in acreage sown over thep 180 VT 1960
a moment, and Ward assumed that the 3 per cent annual increase maintained since the 1960s was continuing. How long itp 271 B 1961
the Arctic Circle -- now a sub-tropical zone with an annual mean temperature of eighty-five degrees -- and had come southwardp 21 DW 1962
Certainly my own earliest memories are of Shanghai during the annual long summer of floods, when the streets of the cityp 199 UGM 1963
token resistance, the inflationary growth curve would show a controlled annual ten per cent climb. With that resistance removed, however, itp 423 SM 1963
Institute was now taking up most of his time. The Annual Congress of the International Geophysical Association was being held atp 485 VH 1963
right hand was exhibited on a carnival float during the annual pageant of the guilds. The lower jaw, typically, found itsp 648 DG 1964
mountainside. THE ATROCITY EXHIBITION Apocalypse. A disquieting feature of this annual exhibition -- to which the patients themselves were not invitedp 9 AE 1966
Pope Paul on the balcony of St Peter's, making his annual ‘Urbis et Orbis‘ -- the city and the world --p 777 CA 1968
this champion of the consumer is himself a non-consumer. His annual income is estimated to be more than $100,000, butp 260 UGM 1971
passengers on board reached me while I was attending the annual film festival at the resort. When the first radio reportsp 820 AD 1975
an all too melancholy memorial. One evening, while discussing the annual gliding competition, which the residents of Garden City organized inp 874 UC 1976
half-mile section behind his grandfather's house the inhabitants staged their annual bicycle rally. Needless to say, there were no cars inp 878 UC 1976
$500,000 offer for the astronauts‘ exclusive stories -- their annual pay at the time averaged $8000. From then on, asp 274 UGM 1979
by Alfred P. Sloan of General Motors to introduce the annual model change. In the golden age of the Eisenhower yearsp 233 UGM 1984
front wheels a moist scarlet as if painted for the annual labour union parade. Usually Jim would have paused to observep 57 ES 1984
of what constituted a worthwhile life. The logic of the annual beach holiday, which had sustained Europe since the Second Worldp 1140 LTP 1989
of this death, mentioned only in the National Parks Bureau's annual report, came to the attention of a Las Vegas entrepreneurp 1182 MFM 1992
its corporate past, stored away in all those disks and annual reports, but it has no vernacular history. May 28 wasp 172 SC 2000
walking towards the church, bereaved wives and mothers making their annual visit to the Virgin of La Garoupe. Frances stared irritablyp 342 SC 2000
become a writer. Varsity, the student weekly newspaper, staged an annual short story competition, and my entry, a Hemingwayesque effort calledp 149 ML 2008
magazine receives a steady flow of press releases, conference reports, annual bulletins from leading research laboratories around the world and publicationsp 190 ML 2008
huge envelope arrived, packed with handouts, brochures, research papers and annual reports from university labs and psychiatric institutions, a cornucopia ofp 214 ML 2008
he accepted without question the stern morality of the Chums Annuals -- but surrendering to the enemy was more difficult thanp 78 ES 1984
and the bookshelves where I had methodically arranged my Chums annuals and American comics. Now they were stacked with scientific journalsp 175 UGM 1991
but never appeared in the Chums and Boys‘ Own Paper annuals. Later, when I was seven or eight, came The Arabianp 180 UGM 1992
at the empty shelves where I had kept my Chums annuals and American comics, and at the rusty hooks in thep 286 UGM 1995
optimism. Then there were the Chums and Boy's Own Paper annuals, aggressive compendiums of patriotic derring-do. A.A. Milne and thep 20 ML 2008
began to look at A.A. Milne and the Chums annuals with a far more sceptical eye. Yet I remember, somep 56 ML 2008
to believe in -- A.A. Milne, Just William, Chums annuals -- was a complete fantasy. The English middle class hadp 124 ML 2008
entwined in and out of each other like some curious annular animal. Well within earshot, despite the continuous background of noisep 428 RE 1963
cross the wide apron that surrounded the mall, a vast annular plaza in its own right. In a few moments theyp 37 KC 2006
Lady Underwood), private education, 2; natural gaiety, 3; first marriage annulled, 4; enters London society, 5; beats George V at billiardsp 942 I 1977
talked to Danvila. He's trying to get the court hearing annulled. I didn't grasp all the legal ins and outs, butp 23 CN 1996
homecoming. After her disappearance and the first moves toward the annulment of the marriage, Ventress had gone berserk and spent somep 110 CW 1966
across successive maps. They were nearing the edge of the annulus Stacey had described. On the map it was overprinted inp 156 CH 1960
a few moments Kerans stared quietly at the dim yellow annulus of Ernst's sun glowering through the exotic vegetation, a curiousp 29 DW 1962
brass compass that had been left for repair. The calibrated annulus was loose and had been rotated a full 180 degreesp 33 DW 1962
fitted with a cross-tree, had been varnished to the brass annulus at its peak. ‘Philip, what on earth --?‘ Ransom beganp 80 D 1965
cleft between Vaughan's hard buttocks, as well-formed as the tight annulus of his anus which I could still feel on myp 210 C 1973
myth, is the benign deity of inner space. Magritte: ‘The Annunciation‘ A rocky path leads among dusty olive trees. Suddenly ap 86 UGM 1966
formulae for our own passage through time and space. The annunciation is that of a unique event, the first externalization ofp 87 UGM 1966
entry from Oswald's Historic Diary, a much-thumbed reproduction of Magritte's "Annunciation", and the mass numbers of the first twelve radioactive nuclidesp 31 AW 1966
the plaza exercised a unique fascination upon Talbot's mind. The Annunciation. Partly veiled by the afternoon clouds, the enormous image ofp 23 UD 1968
following this spectre along the embankment. He had witnessed the annunciation of a unique event. Looking down at the plaza, hep 23 UD 1968
of setting the Crucifixion on a Tuscan hillside or the Annunciation in a lavish Florentine villa, and satisfying the spectator's sensep 102 UGM 1991
and his adolescent dreams of nuclear tests and their black annunciation had been vanquished by the abundant life of the sanctuaryp 186 RP 1994
poetry of the Old Masters. I would stare at Crivelli's Annunciation, charmed by the peacocks, loaves of bread and other incongruousp 155 ML 2008
in the Uffizi Gallery in Florence in front of another Annunciation, by Leonardo, I found my view blocked by a hugep 155 ML 2008
do of almost any other 20th-century artist. At least Crivelli's Annunciation in the 1950s was not screened behind endless lectures onp 157 ML 2008
with the peacock and the loaf of bread in Crivelli's Annunciation. There were links to Hemingway and Camus and Nathanael Westp 157 ML 2008
hundred yards from his apartment, let alone the legion of annunciations, nativities and agonies in the garden that he has spentp 81 UGM 1991
lobby of a huge block of low-rent apartments. Beside the annunciator buttons hundreds of mail slots ranged like all the addressesp 245 KW 1991
bell-push, eliciting a few bars of Satie from the electronic annunciator. I followed Hennessy into the sitting room, a chintzy arbourp 148 CN 1996
activity was reported, with particular emphasis on perverse oral and ano-genital modes. Maximum arousal was provided by combined torture and executionp 93 LNE 1968
on the veranda of our apartment, looking down through the anodized balcony rails at the unfamiliar neighbourhood ten storeys below. Onp 48 C 1973
day to make existence tolerable had steadily secreted their numbing anodynes, and what remained of his original personality, with all itsp 431 RE 1963
the big routes." ... depth squad: CHANNEL situational intra uterine neurophonic anogenital psychochem hypno triggers autonomic time drive programing the psychodrill: codedp COL 1990
empty street, and touched the first of the lamp standards, anointing it with my semen. A fire vine circled the wornp 127 UDC 1979
the skin and reasserting themselves, the scars and blemishes, odd anomalies such as extra nipples and toes, residues of operations, tattoosp 144 ML 2008
to retain a foothold unchanged on the slope look distinctly anomalous -- a handful of amphibians, the birds, and Man. It'sp 41 DW 1962
tranquilizer. Thanks to Dr Vanessa Carrington, the extraordinary and wholly anomalous cell chemistry of the subject was brought to my attentionp 983 Z2 1978
way to raise my doubts, as if my louche and anomalous position at Eden-Olympia, my role as pool-lounger and morning drinkerp 49 SC 2000
was brushed aside in seconds. Chelsea Marina was now an anomalous enclave ruled jointly by the police and the local councilp 265 MP 2003
amateur,‘ he admitted. ‘I am afraid I cannot explain the anomaly. Perhaps my memory is at fault. But I am surep 492 VH 1963
Then, to my amazement, I looked up at the first anomaly, a huge billboard that carried my own name, among othersp 35 AWa 1990
freeway and joined Santa Monica Boulevard, I saw the first anomaly, a jarring intrusion from another level of reality. A billboardp 338 KW 1991
in an insane mind, what frightened him was its total anonymity. ‘Yet I'm not sure,‘ he muttered. ‘So much of whatp 422 SM 1963
Bradbury, Asimov, Bernard Wolfe (Limbo 90), and Frederik Pohl. The anonymity of the majority of twentieth-century writers of science fiction isp 207 UGM 1971
the majority of twentieth-century writers of science fiction is the anonymity of modern technology; no more ‘great names‘ stand out thanp 207 UGM 1971
which I now sat, I had killed another man. The anonymity of this road junction reminded me of Renata's body, withp 56 C 1973
bought after his divorce specifically for its peace, quiet and anonymity. Curiously enough, despite all Laing's efforts to detach himself fromp 7 HR 1975
space, light and the pleasures of a subtle kind of anonymity. The drive to the physiology department of the medical schoolp 9 HR 1975
own cells. Jim had accepted Private Kimura's death, in the anonymity of the flooded paddy field, but this reversal of allp 296 ES 1984
as if no one can see them, as if the anonymity of the modern city renders them invisible to the passengersp 68 UGM 1989
sense of humility that they longed only for silence and anonymity? Had an unexpected consequence of time dilation returned them psychologicallyp 1179 MFM 1992
with all the ambiguous but heady charms of alienation and anonymity. A forest of TV aerials blotted out the poplars andp 183 UGM 1994
and often sunbathed naked on the balcony, as if the anonymity of Eden Olympia made her invisible to her neighbours. Wasp 40 SC 2000