Enough then, that I not only recognised my natural body from the mere aura and effulgence
of certain of the powers that made up my spirit, but managed to compound a drug by which these powers should be dethroned from their supremacy, and a second form and countenance substituted, none the less natural to me because they were the expression, and bore the stamp of lower elements in my soul.
The cold regions of the north, almost within the gloom and shadow of the Arctic Circle, sent him their tribute in the shape of furs; hot Africa sifted for him the golden sands of her rivers, and gathered up the ivory tusks of her great elephants out of the forests; the east came bringing him the rich shawls, and spices, and teas, and the effulgence
of diamonds, and the gleaming purity of large pearls.
The face of truth is covered by dazzling effulgence
, a golden bowl.
Whilst other pregnant women are beaming with an effulgence
that can be seen from space and becoming round of face and rosy of cheek - much like seasonallyinappropriate, cute little beardless Santa Clauses - I have lost a stone in a month.
Renaissance humanists found the gruesomeness of Dante's Hell emetic and the effulgence
of his heaven blinding, and he yielded rank to new generations of irreverent doubters and outright unbelievers.
The cross involves rejecting the radiant effulgence
of glorious pomp, of majesty.
In the space of a paragraph, you journey thirteen thousand feet below the cerulean surface: past the sapphire effulgence
where the free diver has stopped and turned her face toward the stars, past the twilight where tropical fish blanch like mushrooms, past the midnight blue of the deep, cobalt caverns sonar telegraphs into spare music.
Could any poem become more steeped in the effulgence
of self than this Kafkaesque parable of a man who has been swallowed up by language?
Rizal and Benjamin Franklin is to widen the reach of this essay-dissertation and this is as it ought to be for the lives and vigor of such personages of destiny - of persons of such rank and importance - converge or rendezvous in a confluence in that junction of vision and quest that in the lyrical, (rhapsodic) words of Albert Camus (1913-1960) "transcend national barriers with an effulgence
that reaches even the stars.
The darkness that had settled on the world burst open in a dazzle-and of the effulgence
was born the sound and fury of blazing wrath that is Devi Durga, difficult to attain destroyer of all evil.
and familial and social fascination of the world of
Such a work, to the one who knows "how corrugated, discrete, and paradoxical landscapes in the cosmos can be", is a pure dialectical enjoyment in itself, in the solitary niche where true epistemic minds often hide their solitary effulgence
15) As Kevin Hart explains, for Blanchot the Sacred is "the effulgence
not of a transcendent point to which all things aspire but rather of an illusory point below the earth, as it were, which comes into being as one writes and attracts as it withdraws.
Joy, beautiful sparks of divinity, effulgence
With regard to Final Chord's New York, it seems to me that the widespread artificial effulgence
, setback or rectilinear shapes and unadorned quality of its architecture reflect this more progressive conception of modernity.