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Yet, while these shameful symbolic shapes passed across the ancient mirror of his Irish soul, his Frenchified intellect was quite alert, and was watching the odd priest as closely and incredulously as all the rest.
The last Count of Spada, moreover, made me his heir, bequeathing to me this symbolic breviary, he bequeathed to me all it contained; no, no, make your mind satisfied on that point.
It groaned with a dismal sound; it showered leaves and rosebuds upon the remorseless enthusiast; and finally, with all its green boughs and ribbons and flowers, symbolic of departed pleasures, down fell the banner staff of Merry Mount.
Tamburlaine' expresses with 'a profound, lasting, noble sense and in grandly symbolic terms, the eternal tragedy inherent in the conflict between human aspiration and human power.
He had neglected that ceremony this time notwithstanding my correct and even conventional conduct in offering him a cake; it seemed to me symbolic of my final separation from the Fyne household.
The world of the senses is a world of shows; it does not exist for itself, but has a symbolic character; and a true prudence or law of shows recognizes the co-presence of other laws and knows that its own office is subaltern; knows that it is surface and not centre where it works.
It was symbolic the catastrophe should come now, on a London afternoon, while rain fell slowly.
It was, as it were, a symbolic longing; and at the same time it was very distinct, because springing from experience, the mother of wisdom.
For it have to yield to the powers that come from, and are, symbolic of good.
Objective: The project explores time in medieval Japan, taking a new approach to historical articulations of the concept of time, based on the theory of symbolic forms.
MAKKAH -- Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from around the world gathered in the holy city of Makkah are performing 'Rami', the symbolic stoning of the devil.
Cultural activists, including the Knights of Rizal, will hold a symbolic walk today from Intramuros to Rizal Park, retracing the final steps of national hero, Jose Rizal, in a bid to strengthen their call for the demolition of the so-called national photobomber, Torre de Manila.