(1) Samples, tapes, synths, drum programmes and all-sorts have been embedded into the sound to create a dynamic asperity .(2) "No, of course he did not," she replied with some asperity .(3) Writing in French purified his style, and his translations into English of his work retain a penitential rigour and asperity .(4) He also points out with asperity that Fry abandoned a play to near-certain death, allowing his friend Rik Mayall to sink with it.(5) "You and Fitz would drown in your own filth before you noticed anything was out of place," William exclaimed with asperity .(6) he pointed this out with some asperity(7) "Even Lizzie could have married him," said Mr Bennet with some asperity .(8) "We seemed incapable of venturing out onto those expansive grounds without encountering one another," She said with some asperity .(9) "I did not avoid the engagement out of spite," said Emily with some asperity .(10) To which she is likely to respond with a touch of asperity : "That is the wrong question".(11) They could also be very funny, or at least generously sprinkled with oblique and telling asperities .