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In branching cones the living web expands, Lymphatic ducts, and convoluted glands; Aortal tubes propel the nascent blood, And lengthening veins absorb the refluent flood; Leaves, lungs, and gills, the vital ether breathe On earth's green surface, or the waves beneath.
With all his finery on, (Arion) leaped down into the waves: the refluent water splashed the azure poop.
Ateba hurle, sa voix s'enfuit, les cris refluent pele-mele dans son corps, elle ne peut plus les ordonner, elle ne veut plus les ordonner.
Victor Hugo's writing "expands and opens into vast paragraphs"; Blake's verse "recalls within one's ear the long relapse of recoiling water and wash of the refluent wave," containing "a rapid clamour of ripples and strong ensuing strain of weightier sound, lifted with the lift of the running and ringing sea" (ACS, p.
Half a home of clashing systems, half of refluent barbarism, While the peoples foamed together, multitudinous anarchy.
Pervasive round these old familiar things" leaving the poet with a sense of wonder like that inspired by a beautiful natural phenomenon, the "faint fluid phosphorent rings / On refluent seas."