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John's linguistic sensualism is so profligate that at times one almost feels cloyed.
In the color photographs Via di Bravetta land Via di Bravetta II, both 2002, the sensualism hidden in the almost imperceptible folds of the photo-studio curtain emerges into full view as landscape becomes a scene rather than a backdrop.
Although Grain begins with the New England Primer, first published about 1690, she quickly moves backward in time in order to compare it with its post-Reformation predecessor, Orbis Sensualism Pictus, or The Visible World, by Johann Amos Comenius (1592-1670), the first picture book for children.
If Herbert's sacramental vision suggests Roman sensualism and a fondness for ritual, however, these serve primarily to ceremonialize otherwise inward deliberations.
The brilliance of casting David Thewlis lies not just in his performance skills but in the dissolute sensualism suggested by his hangdog face and thick lips and the persona he carries from his major earlier works, most notably Naked.
The monk's fantasies about the Sable Venus indicate that his visions ultimately have more to do with sensualism than with asceticism.
Miller avoids the cliched characterization of the Karamazov brothers as allegories of body (Dmitry), mind (Ivan), and heart (Alyosha) by highlighting their shared family traits, particularly their Karamazovian sensualism and narrative skill.
Through painful experience Oothoon discovers that the skeptical, yet envious, materialist perspective of her former counterpart (Theotormon) and the proprietary sensualism of her rapist (Bromion) spring from the same source: Urizenic consciousness, whose self-concernment seeks continually to appropriate others in its own "image.
690 he mentions two erroneous theories: sensualism or empiricism which identifies the intellect with the imagination, and the theory which considers the possible intellect as separate from the individual person, as one of the immaterial substances.
We learn nothing of Donne's sensualism and skepticism, of Hooker's wealth (which would compromise Walton's picture of pastoral simplicity), of Wotton's militant Protestantism or of Sanderson's trimming to the Cromwellian regime.
Percy then explained that what Kierkegaard meant was that while sensualism had indeed existed in paganism, it did not exist "as a spiritual category," but as "an expression of harmony and unison.
Sentiment and sensualism limit Proust's vision, but he richly documents the reality remaining in view.