The Government officials of the morning were there, but the officialism was gone.
It was his second introduction to the hypocrisy of officialism.
In a country smarting from officialism he felt that he had a strong case.
"Officialism is nothing if not brutal," Ralph said bitterly.
You can have no conception of how far the officialism goes till you see it.
By no means casual, it is none the less as yet uninfected by officialism.
The words were polite but the tone was curt; it was officialism crystallised.
Here we have the sublimation of officialism and national phlegm.
For once the detective cursed in his heart the red-tape, roundabout ways of French officialism.
If his thoughts drifted towards any potential expiation demanded by officialism, he put them aside.