The house smelled musty and damp, and a little sweet, as if it were haunted by the ghosts of long-dead cookies.
On the whole I try to keep Modesty and Willie in timeless settings, which is why I avoid all the latest slang and in-words. It won't be long before 'brill' sounds as dated as 'super' does now. [Uncle Happy, 1990]
Back before there was time, I lived with my father on an island, tucked away in an endless archipelago that reached up out of the cold salt water, hungry for air.
The problem is, women have stopped setting the bar high.
It is easier to rob by setting up a bank than by holding up a bank clerk.
Men shut their doors against a setting sun.
Dystopia is a very interesting setting. Whether it's '1984' or 'Fahrenheit 451'... Dystopia is a wonderfully cinematic setting.
U.S. stocks did not recoil from Trump's electoral victory, instead setting a record for election-to-year-end gains.
I don't think 'Lootera' is slow paced; it's finely paced for its setting and story.
Setting goals is the first step in turning the invisible into the visible.
Nobility, without virtue, is a fine setting without a gem.
Ever notice how irons have a setting for permanent press? I don't get it.
My instinct is to write under the cloak of an opaque historical setting.
I don't like setting goals - I don't like to be disappointed.
One of the admirable features of British novelists is that they have no scruple about setting their stories in foreign settings with wholly foreign personnel.
Visually, I love the setting of suburbia.
Boundary setting is really a huge part of time management.
We cannot let Obamacare expand geographically by setting up state exchanges, nor can we extend Obamacare's unlawful subsidies.