She was much appreciated by Society members and fellows during her time as President, and also by her friends, for her clear-sightedness, good sense and lightness of touch. Watching him, it seemed as if a fibre, very thin but pure, of the enormous energy of the world had been thrust into his frail and diminutive body.
Once more, for the last time, company overflowed the house in the Savoy; lawyers abounded, and, as they ate and drank, assured Dr. Is it that the present age is deafened with boom and blatancy? We have made an emblem to serve as the mirror-image of a discarded immortality.
The word is given a body as well as a soul. Knowing this, one naturally hesitates to publish them as they were left.
Minaret of al-Azhar as seen from the ground. He [saw] in Dante clear visual images [and] a concise and luminous language. This scheme was ultimately successful because male and female literacy rates were increasing at the time.
Cummings, putting the kettle down with which he was about to fill the teapot so that it burnt a brown ring on the carpet. The famous and the brilliant also wish to have her company, for she is part of their world; and can take her share in their sophisticated conversations. Continuous as the stars that shine And twinkle on the milky way, They stretched in never-ending line Along the margin of a bay: It also has one of the greatest placements in history.
Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield represented the Great Awakeninga religious revival in the early 18th century that emphasized Calvinism.
They do not grudge us, we are musing, our prosperity; when, suddenly, turning the corner, we come upon a bearded Jew, wild, hunger-bitten, glaring out of his misery; or pass the humped body of an old woman flung abandoned on the step of a public building with a cloak over her like the hasty covering thrown over a dead horse or donkey.
It is impossible to satisfactorily date the beginning of the novel in English. For instance, when the English conquered New Amsterdam inthey renamed it New York and changed the administrative language from Dutch to English.
We cried out together: Two bearded men, brothers, apparently, stone-blind, supporting themselves by resting a hand on the head of a small boy between them, marched down the street. He could see that the one in Pennsylvania was very likely one of the stolen manuscripts. A man was digging a grave, and children were picnicking at the side of it while he worked.
For he was a poet and drowned untimely, and his verse, mild as it is and formal and sententious, sends forth still a frail fluty sound like that of a piano organ played in some back street resignedly by an old Italian organ-grinder in a corduroy jacket. He is, in some ways, a meditative poet.The Death of the Moth.
Moths that fly by day are not properly to be called moths; they do not excite that pleasant sense of dark autumn nights and ivy-blossom which the commonest yellow-underwing asleep in the shadow of the curtain never fails to rouse in us.
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The al-Azhar Mosque in Fez is a small mosque, situated in the Ain al-Khayl district of the Old City, and is where Muhyiddin Ibn 'Arabi spent much of his time when in Fez, which he visited three times over a period of six years between / and / Robin Williams's portrayal of John Keating was one of his iconic roles, and this drama about boys at a prep school in still endures.
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S. Eliot died, wrote Robert Giroux, "the world became a lesser place." Certainly the most imposing poet of his time, Eliot was revered by Igor Stravinsky "not only as a great sorcerer of words but as the very key keeper of the language.".Download