The Romney-Ryan Medicare proposal is stunningly unpopular—and Romney left the debate firmly lashed to its leaden weight.
Technically, White should seem out of step with our current pop-centric culture: leaden, irrelevant, dinosauric.
That there was a way to tell the story and not have been leaden—not be a chore or an ordeal.
Once more the guns belched forth their leaden shower, which went skipping over the water towards the flotilla.
The morning passed on leaden wings and no boat appeared on the river.
The night closed in, and the fine rain, which had begun to fall in the afternoon, shrouded the vast markets in a leaden gloom.
Nathan Hornby was a leaden figure in the legislative assembly.
But that leaden weight at my heart was too great for gratified vanity to lift.
And I am sure the time flew on—not leaden feet, but just the opposite.
The hours till then seemed to have leaden feet to the anxious young officer.