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And while he's not immune to a certain degree of theatrical luvviness Lear is an "Olympian" role, which requires the stamina of an "athlete", he does also seem genuinely modest and ungrand.
Derek Jacobi's King Lear: 'I've always felt slightly young for the role, but now I'm 72…' Carole Cadwalladr 2010
The Lissan House Trust has to find a cool quarter of a million to release match funding for the five million pound restoration: this may be the last EHOD it's open for quite some time, so it felt like a huge yet intimate privelege, this old, ungrand house it's a family home, not a stately home, and that's part of what gives it is charecter tucked up against the Sperrins.
But at the moment it's filled with the distinctly ungrand contents of one person's everyday
She became known primarily for ungrand, un-Redgravian doings: being the public face of Weight Watchers (food and the hazards of overeating were a leitmotif in her life from early on, when her father used to hold her by the waist to see if she had gained weight); her legal battles (a wrongful-dismissal suit in which she claimed Universal Television wouldn't allow her to breast-feed her daughter in her dressing room went on for 13 years); and the byzantine drama (involving her husband, their son, a personal assistant and a child of unexpected parentage) that eventually ended her marriage of 33 years.
NYT > Home Page By DAPHNE MERKIN 2010
Not unprofound, not ungrand, not unmoving: - but unpoetical. "