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Davidson's language twice calls attention to the poem's rhythms and meter, first in the opening lines as the son declares, "Now may my life beat out upon this shore / A prouder music than the winds and waves / Can compass in their haughtiest moods" (p.
The smoke ascends To heaven as lightly from the cottage-hearth As from the haughtiest palace.
Eager to sit astride these haughtiest of animals, farming leaders saddled-up to fulminate angrily on the big issues of the day.
His din-dins has been cooked by the most arrogant chefs, then served by the haughtiest waiting staff.
She just walked up to the secretary of George Junkin, director of the station, and said in her haughtiest manner, 'You'd better tell Mr.
Parody and satire have long been the preferred tools of those who seek to expose the haughtiest politicians and their cosseted, unreal worlds.
His imagination makes him a risk taker, but compensating for the occasional tumble are his deep technical knowledge of typesetting and bookbinding, his easy Latin and Greek, his range of literary and historical reference, and the fact that for 40 years he has known and played host to everyone in printing, bibliography, libraries, and book history both in England and abroad, from the haughtiest aristocratic collector to the least of aspiring graduate students.