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About three quarters of the way through my third glass of shochu or second "tallboy" after work, I want just to be cracking my first beer, or actually looking forward to cracking my first beer, comparatively an epoch of measureless hope, because after half an hour or so I've passed the state of intoxication at which it is possible for me to study Japanese verbs.
This land which man has deswamped and denuded and derivered in two generations so that white men can own plantations and commute every night to Memphis and black men own plantations and ride in jim crow cars to Chicago to live in millionaires' mansions on Lakeshore Drive, where white men rent farms and live like niggers and niggers crop on shares and live like animals, where cotton is planted and grows man-tall in the very cracks of the sidewalks, and usury and mortgage and bankruptcy and measureless wealth, Chinese and African and Aryan and Jew, all breed and spawn together until no man has time to say which one is which nor cares.
The band's power is almost limitless, and their effort to create a magnificent spectacle which breaks the rules of what can be done on stage appears to be measureless.
With "a sunless sea," "caverns measureless," "dancing rocks," "forests ancient as the hills," a "mighty fountain" or a "sacred river" forcefully coming out of the "deep romantic chasm," flinging up rebounding vaults of "huge fragments" in the midst of its "swift half-intermitted burst" and ceaselessly flowing in all its fury as if the earth were in a state of deep panting, thus making it "A savage place, as holy and enchanted," until it falls into "a lifeless ocean," the landscape of Kubla Khan has all the characteristics of the sublime.
Constitution but "a measureless malfeasance which obscurely willed
It shows my dad's swearing-in for his first job at the Pentagon as assistant secretary of the army, and my mother and me looking up at him with measureless pride and confidence.
Nor is the history of fanatics half so striking in respect to the measureless self-deception of the fanatic himself, as his measureless power of deceiving and bedevilling so many others.
To an almost measureless degree, to know is to possess words, and all of us who live out in the world as well as within our own are aware that we inhabit a forest of symbols .
with "passionless and measureless rejection" (173; Ch.
The opening verse is as follows: 'In Xanadu did Kubla Khan, A stately pleasure-dome decree: Where Alph, the sacred river, ran Through caverns measureless to man, Down to a sunless sea.
Visiting dreams vivid as exotic sea creatures--scales intensely iridescent, eyes huge and lidless, gaping mouths lined with rows of sharp triangular teeth or, worse, cold ridges of slimy gums--gobbled him up into a labyrinth of entrails where raged vague conflicts of epic savagery and no clear resolution, desperate voyages over convulsive seas, frantic flight through narrow measureless spaces, as if just beneath the skin of the world a vast, ageless, war contended and once asleep you were inducted into service in this great invisible clash.
only to remember and to grieve of this land which man has deswamped and denuded and delivered in two generations so that men can own plantations and commute ever), night to Memphis, and black men own plantations and ride in jim crow cars to Chicago to live in millionaires' mansions on Lakeshore Drive; this land where white men rent farms and live like niggers and Negroes crop on shares and live like animals; where cotton grows man-tall in the very cracks in the sidewalk, mortgaged before it is even planted and sold and the money spent before it is ever harvested, and usury and mortgage and bankruptcy and measureless wealth all breed and spawn together until no man has time to say which one is which, or cares.