Wordplay Bradlee could be prolix or pithy, as suited his ends.
He was prolix with his pen, not from affluence, but from paucity of ideas.
To those who do not, I have been prolix without being profitable.
He is not prolix, his style is not involved, his dialogue is as rapid and keen as an assault at arms.
I am afraid I have been prolix; but my dear Morris, bear that in mind.
And the twain began to wrangle so that Joseph thought they would never end, so prolix was Philip in his explanations.
Though every musical element is telling, the movement is too prolix.
Often they are prolix and difficult because of an unfamiliar vocabulary and a complicated sentence structure.
He felt it would be prolix to explain that he was thinking of a directory, and not of stamps.
It is an easy matter to skip the prolix passages and the unnecessary introductions.