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Now, many of your films have aged really well, which I think is the true barometer for success.Juliette Lewis on Hollywood, Why the MSM Hates Scientology, and Masturbating to George Clooney|Marlow Stern|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In other words, the SAG Awards are a pretty great barometer of who will take home the Oscar.The SAG Awards Best Speeches…And What They Mean for Oscar|Kevin Fallon|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Since the recession, a mercurial job market has made it difficult for many vets to find steady employment.From PTSD to Prison: Why Veterans Become Criminals|Matthew Wolfe|July 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I think that Michael would hate to be falsely remembered as perfect in retrospect—he was mercurial, impulsive, and intense.
They are superstitious, violent, passionate, mercurial, and secretive, with a greater belief in dragons than in any saint.Book Bag: Paul Theroux’s Favorite Inner-Journey Travel Books|Paul Theroux|May 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Quentin Gray's mercurial color deserted him, and he turned to Seton a face grown suddenly pale.Dope|Sax Rohmer
Might not the sudden fall of the barometer before storms be from a cause similar in some degree to this?
The usual excited happiness was less obvious, he thought, than usual, the mercurial gaiety wholly absent.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
I found it on all occasions extremely sensible, and very often to predict a change of wind much sooner than the barometer.
Over the writing-table was a barometer and a storm-glass, while to the left a cosy corner extended round to the fireplace.The Doctor of Pimlico|William Le Queux