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The author realistically accepts enthusiasm's close relationship with desire (in Adam Bede we learn "our love is inwrought in our enthusiasm as electricity is inwrought in the air, exalting in its power by a subtle presence") and applauds the role Savonarola's Christian enthusiasm plays in "the subjugation of sensual desire" (401, 502).
In serial killer fiction, therefore, inwrought social ills in an ethos of institutional apathy and incompetence challenge the comforting notion that the community is essentially benevolent and crime exceptional.
9] It may be viewed as a fugue of jumbled media whose inwrought motif counterpoints sights (eye) with sounds (I/ay), what is seen with what is articulated.
A human life, I think, should be well rooted in some spot of native land, where it may get the love of tender kinship for the face of the earth, for the labours men go forth to, for the sounds and accents that haunt it, for whatever will give that early home a familiar unmistakable difference amidst the future widening of knowledge: a spot where the definiteness of early memories may be inwrought with affection, and kindly acquaintance with all neighbours, even to the dogs and donkeys, may spread not by sentimental effort and reflection, but as a sweet habit of the blood.