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cummings wrote these words about a bespangled clown he saw on Eighth Street in New York City.
and spiritual excellencies," even though he admits this connection is generally "more hid and requires a more discerning, feeling mind to perceive it." But if one exercises that "feeling mind," one suddenly discerns a "love and [delight] in flowers and bespangled meadows." One perceives "a rejoicing in the green trees and fields, [and] majesty in thunder." Through this new sense we recognize inanimate creatures--sharing in the same sensory world of God's making--as participating in a joint apprehension of God's beauty.
Goya painted Godoy in 1801,thirty-four years old, beefily handsome in a bespangled uniform.
Was it well adjusted of Blake to see "a tree bespangled with Angels" in the middle of a South London suburb?
From the Jazz Age to the fifties, Broadway, drawing its energy from the immigrant ghettos and from a thousand tiny towns in the Midwest, sent up Victorian morals, stood for a new three-ring paradise and bespangled other spheres of popular culture along the way, nurturing musical and theatrical geniuses like Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Moss Hart and Ethel Merman.
The queen, he recorded in his register, is wearing her white wedding robes made of spring fabric and bedecked with the coats of arms of Castile, Leon, and Austria, and bespangled with pearls.
That night was a benefit for a transvestite group, starring the most glamorous individuals in that realm, and we were waiting in line surrounded by bespangled and costumed individuals whose sex was not entirely obvious.
Polidori's diary entries on May 30th and 31st, and June 2nd, give us precise dates for several of these evening excursions, with the June 2nd entry specifically stating "a circular dome bespangled with stars only and lighted by the moon which gilt the lake."