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Colleagues say Schumer’s hoary bromides and constant solicitousness mask a fierce intelligence–one smart enough to know that people prefer feeling like they’re being heard to feeling like they’re being led.
THE GREAT KIBITZER: HOW CHUCK SCHUMER GOT THE SENATE MOVING AGAINMOLLY BALLSEPTEMBER 2, 2021TIME
“Canary in the coal mine” has become a hoary environmental saw.
TWILIGHT OF THE NAUTILUS - ISSUE 104: HARMONYPETER WARDAUGUST 11, 2021NAUTILUS
I tried to avoid famously hoary puns like “Tequila Mockingbird” or “My Corona,” though I didn’t insist that some joke had never been made before by anyone ever.
STYLE CONVERSATIONAL WEEK 1426: HEAD GAMESPAT MYERSMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Here we taste a mingling of modern elegance and hoary antiquity, such as has never ere now graced life for either of us.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
Hoary sires crept along on their staffs, followed by sons and sons' sons and daughters also.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
He describes the storm sweeping over the white-crested mountains till the earth, like a hoary king, trembles with fear.
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EASTVARIOUS
Over the screen of trees you can see beautiful Delhi lying within its hoary walls.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
She placed her hand lovingly on the edge of a hoary shutter.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
He was short, and very thin; his cheeks were pale—his hair hoary.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE - VOLUME 55, NO. 343, MAY 1844VARIOUS
It lay between me and Huz-'n-Buz, and he was for tossing up; but I allowed he was altogether too hoary a sinner.
WANDERING HEATHSIR ARTHUR THOMAS QUILLER-COUCH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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