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habitually complaining

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As many in the cast do, Douglas takes on more than one role, most notably that of Judge Frank, who presides over this purgatorial melee with querulous humor.
The tone from London is querulous - a veiled threat along the lines of: "You shafted us, now you help us, otherwise how can we stay in your club?
There is a speaker who has been known to walk out when things become querulous, one who dangerously lights up a flag in the chamber, some members who make physical threats, while others walk out slamming doors.
Triple layers of ripped stockings, jeans made skinny before they became prefab and an assorted and eclectic mix of hippie-ish garbs that would have been the envy of everyone in Haight-Ashbury were just the outward manifestations of a querulous mind and a generally bad attitude.
Among those who lambaste Saudi Arabia at any excuse, there will be the plain querulous, crotchety individuals whose life-time mission is to find fault with everything.
The strut seems to turn to a shuffle, the glint of the powerful eye dulls, commands become querulous questions.
In the narrative that emerges from these and other recent works, Polk should be regarded as a man of vision, while his critics appear, at least by implication, as querulous naysayers, whose scrupulous regard for moral niceties failed to consider the larger national interest.
that there are other women out there just like me, who admit to not cleaning their oven for a year (sometimes two), to picking food up that has fallen on THE FLOOR, and then eating it (or, in some cases, feeding to their querulous offspring), to changing bedsheets only sporadically (less than once a month, often far less) and who think nothing of letting guest bedding multi-task (well, for certain folk at certain times, depending).
In the title story, an African immigrant withstands a hotel porter's standard tribulations, his outward cheer fed by the knowledge that the cash he receives from querulous guests flows straight to a cache intended for his beloved back home.
Particularly put out at this poor house-keeping was the sometimes querulous late Cardinal Basil Hume, of Westminster, who endured two Conclaves in 1978 (to elect Popes John Paul I and John Paul II) Cardinal Basil complained that if he lay flat on his tiny mattress, he'd wake with feet frozen from hanging over the bed-frame, and, if he curled up foetally, he'd be too stiff to move for a while next morning.
Particularly fine was the trumpet section, led by Greg McEwan with masses of confident aplomb both on the "normal" instrument and the shrillingly querulous piccolo version.
Aurora Sein Perry, Cannlle Zamora, Jamie Von Eyck and Rebecca Ringle excelled as Jupiter's comically querulous quartet of jilted lovers, as did Dennis Petersen as Danae s father, Pollux, and Sarah [ane McMahon as her confidante, Xanthe; Jud Perry, as Mercury charmed more with personality than with voice.
Once a strong and united country, Iraq is now a weak and querulous federation.
If that turns out to be the case, it will only compound Haitians' suffering and confirm the growing international impression of a rudderless, politically querulous nation incapable of helping itself.