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Monarchy must be overthrown because it supports religion (that kind of religion which attempted to reconcile the Devourer with the Prolific: such reconciliation, if it succeeded, would mean, from Blake's perspective, the certain extinction of the human race), and religion must be annihilated because it supports monarchy and so enforces constraints.
The immediate effect of such an omnipresence of Cronos the devourer, understood as a mode of subjectivation, is that all ethnic or cultural alterity becomes part of a stock that blocks its differential energy, in order to be part of a single digestive process where difference is no longer pertinent but instead, the constant tendency to presentificate all facts in that neutral floodplain of the invisible, ruled by the real/virtual binarity.
A heavy heart, weighed down with sin, meant being thrown to the Devourer.
Hugh Epstein has recently drawn a significant set of analogies between Conrad's London in The Secret Agent, a city "slumbering monstrously on a carpet of mud under a veil of raw mist," the "cruel devourer of the world's light," and a series of London paintings by John Virtue (Secret 224; "Author's" xiii; Epstein 117).
M54 may also be home to a black hole with as much mass as 10,000 Suns, a devourer within the devoured.
She was an excavator, a devourer of shoes and porch chairs, a rogue and a thief.
This devourer, then, would have his/her own strength plus that of another.
His name is Taro Aso -- an Olympic shooter, former corporate figure, devourer of manga comics and occasionally fond of scaring the Japanese people with careless remarks about good neighbors, like the Koreans.
The stereotypical image of the aging artist as monstre sacra, a satyr-like devourer of admiring youth and beauty, seems somehow apposite here.
Aa And, in that web of suspended prey, the devourer has no reason to hurry.
And herein lies their danger: books cater to the mind, that voracious devourer of words and concepts that is ever ready to stick a label on the inexpressible and believe that it now has it in its grasp as though by knowing the label it knows the experience itself.