drossy


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Favourite targets are drossy talk-shows and dreadful daytime soap operas.
For Hunt, Keats's death provides what Hazlitt calls a "natural canonization" that "installs the poet in his immortality and lifts him to the skies" while "the drossy particles fall off .
Hamlet (and through him, Shakespeare) implies that such adult babes are common in Denmark: "Thus has [Osric]--and many more of the same bevy that I know the drossy age dotes on--only got the tune of the time and, out of an habit of encounter, a kind of yeasty collection, which carries them through and through the most fanned and winnowed opinions; and do but blow them to their trial, the bubbles are out" (5.
Examination of the transverse sections of the plates near different drossy areas indicated that the inclusions penetrated to a depth of 8-10 mm from the top surface of each alloy.