References in classic literature ?
Why, it is rather difficult to describe the symptoms.
The musicians--how shall one begin to describe them?
Who is there that could properly describe the rage that filled the heart of our Manchegan when he saw himself dealt with in this fashion?
I thought of the great precessional cycle that the pole of the earth describes.
If he describes the impossible, he is guilty of an error; but the error may be justified, if the end of the art be thereby attained (the end being that already mentioned), if, that is, the effect of this or any other part of the poem is thus rendered more striking.
How far he attained the end desired may be seen in his work, which is penetrated by a sense of profound beauty, recalling the quiet twilight upon the mountain-side, which he so well describes.
Well, by means of these lines, which are in accordance with the double motion of the earth, and the ellipse it describes round the sun, I am enabled to ascertain the precise hour with more minuteness than if I possessed a watch; for that might be broken or deranged in its movements, while the sun and earth never vary in their appointed paths.
The book describes just what might happen to ourselves--to myself in particular.
Cromwell observed the young man a moment in silence, then, with that profound melancholy Shakespeare describes so well:
CROSSING AN ELEVATED RIDGE, Captain Bonneville now came upon Bear River, which, from its source to its entrance into the Great Salt Lake, describes the figure of a horse-shoe.
That's just the word, dear; that just describes it.
From the main truck of the average tall ship the horizon describes a circle of many miles, in which you can see another ship right down to her water-line; and these very eyes which follow this writing have counted in their time over a hundred sail becalmed, as if within a magic ring, not very far from the Azores - ships more or less tall.