Here, in book Number One, are all my Districts mapped out, with the prevalent public feeling to appeal to in each: Military District, Clerical District, Agricultural District; et cetera, et cetera
. Here, in Number Two, are my cases that I plead: Family of an officer who fell at Waterloo; Wife of a poor curate stricken down by nervous debility; Widow of a grazier in difficulties gored to death by a mad bull; et cetera, et cetera
"I hope your dreams have been pleasanter than that," I ventured at this moment to stammer, rising, a startling apparition, from my ambush behind a mound of brambles; and before she had time to take in the situation I added that I hoped she'd excuse my little pleasantry, and told her how I had noticed her and the wounded bicycle, et cetera, et cetera
, as the reader can well imagine, without giving me the trouble of writing it all out.
He looked away from me, but I recited my speech about thirty roubles, et cetera, et cetera
, of which, at first, he failed to catch the meaning.
Mawmsey turned to an intimate female friend who sat by--"a large veal pie-- a stuffed fillet--a round of beef--ham, tongue, et cetera, et cetera
! But what keeps me up best is the pink mixture, not the brown.
Wardle's daughter deeply and sincerely; that he was proud to avow that the feeling was mutual; and that if thousands of miles were placed between them, or oceans rolled their waters, he could never for an instant forget those happy days, when first-- et cetera, et cetera
In a poem with a notably smooth, deceptively easy rhythm, Saaritsa gently mocks his own philosophizing: "Before retiring into the wisdom of old age / to meditate on the extensive problems connected with / the existence of time one must first take the carpets to be washed," et cetera, et cetera
Et cetera, et cetera
. An entire country has been condensed into a few notations.
This, of course, leads the columnists to muse on whether or not Hague can survive, et cetera, et cetera
, et cetera.
George Rutler, is allocated a spot to voice her "frustrations" with the Pope and a church without women priests, et cetera, et cetera
. But these individuals are not really representative of the Catholic standpoint.
This one is too heavy, that one makes you itch, et cetera, et cetera
. Centuries from now, archaeologists will probably come upon the remains of all those masks and if newspapers are still being published, one will report a story reading something like this:
Maginot line, Olympic Games, the Wall Street crisis, Deauville fashion, the dawn of jazz, ballets russes, "yellow stars in the streets," Hiroshima, bebop, abstract art, supermarkets, Japanese cars, Woodstock, TGV, China, "Hilton Disney Coca Cola," Berlin Wall, et cetera, et cetera
-- the list of evocations, interspersed with more lyrical and broadly "cosmic," ahistorical jottings, is vast, hugely wide-ranging.
During intermission, I heard several audience members reciting the King's memorable line "et cetera, et cetera
, et cetera." I found myself doing the same later that night.