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Usually, the impending appointment is preceded by the unpoetic sound of stampeding feet, as likely contenders distance themselves from the job.
Like Nellie with her penny pamphlet, Bill takes a dreary, unpoetic reality and recreates it as myth.
Its sublimity is easily attainable, along with an unconscious aesthetic pleasure that derives from listening to these beautiful allusions (dientes de perla, labios de coral) in unpoetic and ordinary circumstances.
The task of poetry becomes prospective, assisting those who have limited imaginative capacity--'the unpoetic mind', the 'driest prosy intellect that lived' to grasp the implications for the future of what these instances in the present signify about the potential hidden in the future.
Windschuttle's, by contrast, is an output as unpoetic as any black-letter lawyer's case-notes.
This is also more or less true of a few other tracks: prosaic, predictable, unpoetic.
These are the critics who usually complain about "unfaithful", unpoetic and non-metrical translations.
With Brooks, Warren had by this time become convinced that opposite elements like poetic and unpoetic diction, or logical and emotional statement, coexist in the best poetry of all ages, from Shakespeare to Wordsworth to Eliot.
THE WORD "GLOBALIZATION" is a perfectly modern term, unpoetic, efficiently neutral and technical, a description of what many even now believe is a natural, and therefore inescapable, process going on around the planet--a "golden straightjacket," as New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman calls it, that only the foolish and malign refuse to accept.
While the couple was so unpoetic and unjuicy They were so
Lord Macfadyen added: "The deceased's somewhat unpoetic declaration 'that's it, hen' might be thought to indicate that something permanent had been effected by the exchange of rings.
On this point, Dayne, famously unpoetic in his postgame comments, admitted to some emotion.