The pain he endured turned his pedantic acquisitiveness into a living medium, acutely sensitive, quiveringly
receptive, through which the whole history of Glastonbury began to pour" (615).
Cole's skill at evoking this humour suggests that he himself is quiveringly
attuned to the tiny shudders--say, an inexplicable bid in a game of cards--that suggest the life-threatening fault lines in people's lives.
Has any single issue, since the game began, made rugby football look so quiveringly
demented as the so-called debate into whether there should be a limit on tangible advancement?
beautiful ``Tremolo,'' the bluesy ``The Man Downstairs'' and the self-explanatory ``This Ol' Honky Tonk'' are the other standout tracks on an upbeat record gently tinged with melancholy.
In the Chocolate Quarry and Jones, Stephen Rappaport offers Joycean, quiveringly
intense glimpses of men on the very edge of sanity.
While there's something odd about her quiveringly
high-pitched voice and wispy yet curiously weighted carriage, her femininity never feels feigned or contrived so much as imperfectly adopted.