As an explanation of what has taken place in later years, or of the actual economic life of the present day, it is ludicrously inadequate.
The work of lecturing was an intense strain to him, but its influence was immense: to attend one of Westcott's lectures - even to watch him lecturing - was an experience which lifted and solemnized many a man to whom the references to Origen or Rupert of Deutz were almost ludicrously unintelligible.
But both failed - Lamartine almost ludicrously - while Thiers in hard conditions made a striking if not a brilliant success.
I recall thinking ludicrously that I was staining Howie's beloved hardwood floors with my blood and puke.
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