It is an ironic habit of human beings to run faster when they have lost their way.
Sam: "I always thought you were the most beautiful of all the Nephilim."
Meg: "That's ironic because I always thought you were the ugliest of all the angels.
A young writer is easily tempted by the allusive and ethereal and ironic and reflective, but the declarative is at the bottom of most good writing.
The struggle for a free intelligence has always been a struggle between the ironic and the literal mind.
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How ironic. Now that he wasn't with Blay, he was being faithful to the fucker.
People used to say obvious things ironically or as a form of understatement, but in the last few decades they seem to say it with a sense of discovery, and it worries me.