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Huck's Raft teems with trenchant insights, vivifying anecdotes, and shrewdly observed paradoxes, Its stories are fresh, its tales to the point.
Everything begins and has its vivifying root in Christ.
"Religion, mythology, psychology, and mysticism confirm that images are a vivifying force of human existence," he adds, noting that "images, like dreams, are above and beyond communication.
John Calvin spoke much of the "vivifying" or life-giving flesh of Christ in which we share by a kind of reversal of fortune.
The Dunciad is a must read, and these essays, by vivifying the personalities and texts, the discourses and ideologies that compete in the poem, help us to a more informed reading.
Burt's Bees, whose latest line of products includes a refreshing Rosemary Mint shampoo bar ($6), vivifying Wild Lettuce toner ($9), all-natural facial powders ($16), cremes ($9) and moisturizers ($11), has always included the environment in its economic equation.
failure, which, even if he later called it 'vivifying' (p.
Consider the following tropes for the Spirit within the Bible: the vivifying breath that animates all living things (Gen.
True, the fundamental law of all organic life is that an organism lives only through contact with, and assimilation of, other matter, which in human beings means that each of us requires the vivifying assimilation of nonmaterial vibrations provided by intimate contact with other humans.
In this edition of Canti the introductory essay written by Franco Fortini is valuable in understanding Leopardi's poetic attitude: 'The intensively vivifying character of Leopardi's poetry, in seeming contradiction with his pessimistic and even desperate statements about existence itself.'
There is a curious relationship, too, between Thelwall's argument in An Essay on Animal Vitality for the 'vivifying principles' as 'something of a powerful and exquisitely subtle nature', and William Wordsworth's intuitive sense in 'Tintern Abbey' that life proceeds from 'something far more deeply interfused'.
Besides including Balanchine's vivifying 1972 classic Stravinsky Violin Concerto, the balance of SFB's repertoire was made up of ballets by Tomasson himself.