Away they run, pell-mell, helter-skelter, slap-dash
: tearing, yelling, screaming, knocking down the passengers as they turn the corners, rousing up the dogs, and astonishing the fowls: and streets, squares, and courts, re-echo with the sound.
Christian Young is all right though, Munster has a slap-dash
style about him, and they do say old Nielsen was a crackerjack.
His was a slap-dash
method, but the world has been built slap-dash
, and the beauty of mountain and river and sunset may be but the varnish with which the unskilled artificer hides his joins.
For example, there was sudden, unannounced, slap-dash
demolition work that released elevated levels of lead dust into buildings where toddlers were living."
approach from 2008-2018 came despite drug deaths in Scotland almost doubling between 2009 and 2017 and becoming the worst in Europe.
And if that means working on this a little bit longer, I think that's probably preferable to a slap-dash
, hastily produced compromise that that doesn't work for anyone.
Despite featuring a talented group of singers and dancers, The Greatest Show: Songs from Hollywood can't help but feel slap-dash
, as we lurch from one musical number to the next.
There are signs the Foreign Office is finally repairing the bungling of Boris Johnson whose slap-dash
remarks and diplomatic blundering risked prolonging Nazanin's imprisonment.
That is why you see the governor almost everywhere inspecting projects all over the state, raising issues on work not done in line with the design or frowning at any attempt to shortchange the tax-payers through slap-dash
jobs or structures of average workmanship.
The latest generation of cricket fans brought up on a diet of slap-dash
T20 cricket cannot fathom in their wildest of dreams the aura that West Indies cricket enjoyed in the 1970s through to the early 90s when they dominated the world.
Predictably, given Edward's slap-dash
approach, his siege was unsuccessful.
Turning the tables of today's impromptu 40-minute restaurant sessions, which comprise a quick drink and a slap-dash
kind of meal, comes the 200-course set menu by London's Bompas & Parr (yes, that's 200, individual, dishes).
A local critic then judged the work the 'perfection of ugliness: undoubtedly a clever painting, though treated in a slap-dash
manner, amounting to affectation'.
This process assures the assembly work as one unit, rather than a slap-dash
conglomeration of parts which have been peened, beaten, filed, lapped and generally fudged hither and yon until the gun works--mostly.
This double denial seemed less a refusal of art-historical categorization than a circumvention of any fixed material state in an aleatory, provisional insistence that no thing is its own apotheosis but that each is just a slap-dash
by-product of something else.