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Casaubon was quitting her that Naumann had first seen her, and he had entered the long gallery of sculpture at the same time with her; but here Naumann had to await Ladislaw with whom he was to settle a bet of champagne about an enigmatical mediaeval-looking figure there.
From the enigmatical figurines ensconced in the various African shoppes to the satiny rugs in the Afghanistan Pavilion, Global Village is a track through some of the world's most avant garde ideas.
i]f anything in the world is desirable, so desirable that even the dull and uneducated herd in its more reflective moments would value it more than silver and gold, it is that a ray of light should fall on the obscurity of our existence, and that we should obtain some information about this enigmatical life of ours, in which nothing is clear except its misery and vanity.
It is explication I am after, construing social expressions on their surface enigmatical (1973, p.
Yet the coarse meaning of the term bothered me: not that I minded the sex act the word relates to, which I consider, if anything, as enigmatical as the origin of the Gypsies; but for this very reason I thought it ought to be mentioned in Latin.
she would sit immovable on the three-legged kitchen chair, her strong hands in her lap and her dark eyes wide open, as enigmatical and fatal as a Pythia upon her tripod.
At about this time last year, I recall receiving a rather enigmatical communication on a postcard from the Royal Mail of Chester-le-Street appraising me that someone unknown was trying to send me some sort of a parcel on which he or she had failed to pay the correct amount of postage.
Has not Dasein's being become more enigmatical (ratselhafter) now that we have explicated the existential constitution of the Being of the 'there' in the sense of thrown projection (geworfenen Entwurfs)?
Enigmatical in the extreme, but something nasty is evolving out there.
This enigmatical statement, we are helpfully informed, refers to Gnostic teachings.
Keppler speaks of "two worlds: the world of light--the familiar safe, clean, orderly world of home and 'family'; and all around this world the 'other world'--the dark, passionate, monstrous, enigmatical world of 'outside'" (109).
Granting that Korean unification is indeed an enigmatical problem, why should scholars be so concerned with the problem of Korean unification?