But Nietzsche spurns all our querulous wheedlings, and wonders how in our ‘constant fluttering around the single flame of vanity… an honest and pure urge for truth could have arisen among men’.
Interspersed among these episodes, on the other side of the stage, we see a querulous old man confronting an impatient, offensive nurse.
As with all artists, it is really about an enduring, probing, and somewhat querulous relationship with the medium he has settled down with: the paintbrush, paint, and canvas.
I usually skip Checkpoint on National at five for the reasons alluded to above and also because I dislike its sometimes whiny, querulous tone.
His mates are all out of the remake of Spinal Tap; his singing voice may be querulous , but his songs are close to brilliant.
His urbanely crinkly face oozes disapproval; his querulous voice is like a fingernail at a scab.
This anonymity underlines the fact that Bennett based them quite closely on his own parents, ‘except that the wife is more querulous than my mother and the husband less gentle than my father.’
Must poetry always be difficult to understand, asks another querulous voice; the poet's response, to the effect that poetry is a sort of sculpture carved from the stone of language, falls upon deafness.
Smeared and cross-hatched, the objective correlative here is adroitly drawn out, counterpointed throughout the poem by the woman's querulous responses.
The querulous critic who scolds it as he would a spoiled child, has not learned the primer of politics.