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Throughout the World of sense Even as an object is sublime or fair That object's laid to the view Without reserve or veil [...] The smoke ascends To heaven as lightly from the cottage-hearth As from the haughtiest palace.
Davidson's language twice calls attention to the poem's rhythms and meter, first in the opening lines as the son declares, "Now may my life beat out upon this shore / A prouder music than the winds and waves / Can compass in their haughtiest moods" (p.
Eager to sit astride these haughtiest of animals, farming leaders saddled-up to fulminate angrily on the big issues of the day.
His din-dins has been cooked by the most arrogant chefs, then served by the haughtiest waiting staff.
She just walked up to the secretary of George Junkin, director of the station, and said in her haughtiest manner, 'You'd better tell Mr.
Thomas Cooper, an emigre English scientist and religious freethinker, "In Boston, and its neighborhood, Unitarianism has advanced to so great a strength, as now to humble this haughtiest of all religious sects [Congregationalism]; insomuch that they condescend to interchange with them and the other sects, the civilities of preaching freely and frequently in each others' meeting houses." Though alarmed by the increasing popularity of "Presbyterian" revivalism in Virginia towns surrounding Charlottesville, the seat of his university, Jefferson was confident that "the diffusion of instruction, to which there is now so growing an attention, will be the remote remedy to this fever of fanaticism; while the more proximate one will be the progress of Unitarianism.
Parody and satire have long been the preferred tools of those who seek to expose the haughtiest politicians and their cosseted, unreal worlds.
I was then working for the haughtiest university in the world and Q was dealing with his own institutional malice.
His imagination makes him a risk taker, but compensating for the occasional tumble are his deep technical knowledge of typesetting and bookbinding, his easy Latin and Greek, his range of literary and historical reference, and the fact that for 40 years he has known and played host to everyone in printing, bibliography, libraries, and book history both in England and abroad, from the haughtiest aristocratic collector to the least of aspiring graduate students.