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10) When Beatrice first appears in the tale, she is described as being "redundant with life, health, and energy; all of which attributes were bound down and compressed, as it were, and girdled tensely, in their luxuriance, by her virgin zone" (391).
French windows enable you to look at your garden all year - and the exciting range of foliage plants now available means that there can be greenery and luxuriance in the garden whatever the season.
Ukiyo occasional tables by Kazuhiko Tomita for Moroso inspired by the luxuriance of Japanese kimono fabrics.
On me retorquera que le contraste tient a la sensibilite particuliere et a la pente d'eriture de chaque erivain, par exemple la concision caracteristique d'Elsa Triolet opposee a la luxuriance de l'ecriture aragonienne.
In the days of the Raj, the British created some magnificent gardens of exotic luxuriance, helped no doubt by the availability of masses of remarkably cheap labour.
The whole passage, like many other descriptive entries in Hopkins's journals, could only have been written by a person willing to put himself into a condition of the most careful observation -- a person who, it seems, lives almost entirely in the luxuriance of accurate sight.
In his comment on the poem, George Monteiro emphasizes these images: "Frost's ovenbird reminds us dryly and matter-of-factly that spring's luxuriance of flowers diminishes by midsummer in the ratio of 'one to ten'" (98).
The prelude to these important chapters is provided by a discussion of the more generalized topoi that characterized early German responses to India, such as its exotic luxuriance, and its curious aberrations from Western norms.
The pleasure I take in hard-boiled reading is precisely the pleasure that Freud would deny me: a pleasure in the unpleasure of increased psychic tension that might more properly be said to "take me," in that it entails my compulsory luxuriance in being violently possessed, broken, lost to myself.
Having long since abandoned the many transgressions of his earlier work, Twombly--from the evidence we do have--is now conjuring paradise; the sheer luxuriance of his recent paintings surpasses even that of late Matisse.
Austere Gothic motifs, culminating in the resemblance of a subterranean rock cavern to a Cathedral in Canto 4 (see Scott's novel The Antiquary, published seven years earlier in 1816, for a similar description that is also connected with a fugitive), sit alongside images of luxuriance and South-Sea primitivism.
We tend to associate luxuriance with the indulgences of a bygone era.