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ARDENCY INN Sessions, music showcases featuring some of New York's most talented female artists
Both the historian and the romancer may well be obliged by a rule that their first duty is "the benefit and blessing of the races which they severally represent," and both have in their care "the holy trusts of art" in its role as a stimulant "to ardency in the grand and unceasing struggle after perfection.
Where earlier authors looked to England and Europe for aesthetic inspiration and cultural validation, writes Powers, Twain provided a "radically new native voice [that was] diametrically the opposite of Jamesian eloquence [and which] radiated, in its very homespun ardency, a new sort of American truth.
9) Just as the disciples denounced Mary's ardent act of profound and sacred significance as a "waste," Roger despises Dale and condemns his sincere, fervent effort as "blasphemous" and "extravagant" (10) Roger both envies and condemns the exuberant ardency of Dale's faith, which inspires the young man's audacious project, just as he envies and degrades Dale's sexual potency in his pornographic fantasies depicting the young man's encounters with Esther.
Reminding readers of this tale, Boyne emphasizes an unattractive side to male ardency.
Gross inequalities in economic resources and standards of living between different parts of the world are a popular reason given for the ardency and viciousness of contemporary terrorists, (41) although governmental collapse in "failed states" as a breeding ground for terrorists presents a more convincing variation on this logic.
This occasionally fuzzy but generally crystalline reissue of their early Bluebird 78s and radio recordings (the first of four such releases) captures the brothers' savvy ardency in twinning sacred and secular sentiments, as well as the kind of intuitive symbiotic harmonizing that only blood kin can pull off.
Johnson's ardency emerges in his hobbies as well, as a golfer who has played everywhere from Hawaii to Ireland and as a scuba enthusiast who plans to dive the Seychelles and the Red Sea.
The young dancer infused his partnering with Elizabeth Loscavio with such ardency that he created a memorable experience even out of one of Tomasson's minor pieces.
Bostridge sang with ease and ardency, misstepping only in the happiest of these items, "Mein Wagen rollet langsam" ("Slowly My Carriage Rolls"), op.
Yes, I am willing to say it] Heart of mine, I crave your bold glance, I long for the tender warmth of your look; I welcome your ardency, and prize it; for what else should these be taken but sweet tribute to me?
Poems such as Marvell's "To His Coy Mistress" or Herrick's "To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time" provide tonally intriguing illustrations of male ardency and courtship strategies.