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Snare drums burst in time with machine-gun fire, and lyrics like “if I wind up broke” and “one-arm bandits crashin’” find wryly grim new meanings.Why Isn’t Sean Spicer Mauled by Zombies in Zack Snyder’s ‘Army of the Dead?’|Melissa Leon|May 21, 2021|The Daily Beast
Consequently, as the scholar Beverley Zabriskie wryly points out, “Readers of … Jung are more familiar with Wolfgang Pauli’s unconscious than with his waking life and achievement.”The Synchronicity of Wolfgang Pauli and Carl Jung - Issue 93: Forerunners|Paul Halpern|November 18, 2020|Nautilus
And, as Gow adds wryly from his own personal experience, “To a huge extent they achieved that aim very well.”
He was friendly, a little nervous, getting over a cold, and wryly funny.Dan Stevens Blows Up ‘Downton’: From Chubby-Cheeked Aristo to Lean, Mean American Psycho|Tim Teeman|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Maybe the article should have been titled ‘The End of Women,’” one commenter wryly observed.
As the publication Pravda wryly observed, the entire theory appears designed to keep young women on the straight and narrow.
On the outbreak of the Second World War, he told friends wryly: ‘At any rate we now have less chance of dying of cancer’.Three Great Men Died That Day: JFK, C.S. Lewis, and Aldous Huxley|John Garth|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
"Oh, no, you're not giving me any more dopes—" Then he stopped, for suddenly it all seemed wryly humorous to him.The Stars, My Brothers|Edmond Hamilton
"It would have been easier to bring along a helicopter," Wayne said wryly.The Judas Valley|Gerald Vance
As he stood in the rising elevator, Houston wondered wryly if the number 13 was good luck or bad in this case.The Penal Cluster|Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
Shann grinned wryly now at the short period of childish hope and half-confidence that he could do big things.Storm Over Warlock|Andre Norton
Gordon grinned wryly; Fats would probably make more than ever.Police Your Planet|Lester del Rey