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It would be well if all our lives were a divine tragedy even, instead of this trivial comedy or farce.
It would be well, if all our lives were a divine tragedy even, instead of this trivial comedy or farce.
The powers that be could pretend they didn't know a nobleman was stooping to farce and, worse, critiquing his peers.
The testimony that week had been more farce than melodrama.
Oh, and the problem that secondary education in this country is an absolute farce.
Seasoned and reasoned boards slap this farce down quickly.
It became such a farce that in the end the authorities simply gave up.
If you are not sold on this farce, you must go to a retraining camp.
They're deniers because to admit the truth, that our precious consumer lifestyle is a sick farce is too painful for them.
Fortunately, with the growing list of failed predictions, this expensive farce will be over in a few more years.
All of them fully exonerate these scientist in this farce of a controversy.
They all helped one another with humorous attentiveness, as though they had all agreed to rehearse a sort of artless farce.
Perhaps there is a farce in the police court, and there the matter ends.
Unlike some of the books of his time, this one does not degenerate into mere horse-play or farce.
Mere spectacle and farce disappear, and events are treated in accord with a well thought-out theory of historical tragedy.
In fact, it is a farce to call any being virtuous whose virtues do not result from the exercise of its own reason.
The cooking arrangements were preposterously inadequate, and the laundry was a farce.
It has turned into a mundane, meaningless and commercialized farce.
Disreputable developers, environmental devastation, overwrought characters and skillful farce.
It is distressing how much of our political theater is farce.
Ethical scientists and researchers consider this the biggest farce and fraud ever committed in the science field.
Continue the program, continue the farce, while other programs starve.
Bubbly champagne farce turns into solemn social comment.

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