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continually recurring to the mind

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having a deeply disquieting or disturbing effect

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That figure and ground in his paintings often shift and change places and that the face of the canvas itself can seem so hauntingly fugitive are qualities as significant as any in lending these eroded abstractions their mute force.
As an author, I can say that there is nothing more disconcerting than to read numerous paragraphs in another book that are hauntingly similar paraphrases of one's own work.
Although the Shostakovich 8th is one of the most over-recorded pieces in the string quartet literature, the performance here is worth having, and is combined with a somewhat familiar but not as widely recorded piece by Webern (for those who might be afraid to listen to anything by Webern, let me assure you that this is a most lovely, lyrical, hauntingly beautiful work, not at all daunting) and a quartet by a composer that will be unfamiliar to most, Emil Burian (1904-1959), whose String Quartet No.
Kruger's first novel, 'n Basis oorkant die grens, gave a hauntingly beautiful view of war and death, dealing with the frontier wars of Southern Africa of the eighties.
This distorts political judgment into a search for authenticity, hauntingly like white youth's quest in the 1960s for the most "authentic" blues - "pure" and untarnished by instrumentation, cultivated virtuosity, air-conditioned nightclubs, or indoor plumbing.
Ronnie Marmo brings Lenny Bruce back to life as he hauntingly portrays this comic genius in the one man show "Lenny's Back (and Boy is He Pissed)", directed by Charlie Brill and written by Sam Bobrick and Julie Stein.
Mark created engaging, ethereal and hauntingly beautiful music and the world's heart is heavier in his passing.
0 IT WAS a statistic which hovered hauntingly over Everton like the ghosts of 52 Christmases past.
The unwavering strength of his vocals, hauntingly embroidered with both guitar and a mournful solo cello, filled every knook and cranny of the hall beautifully.
Department displays, game booths and plenty of opportunities to be frightened inside the hauntingly decorated jail cells will be part of the fun available as the Santa Clarita sheriff's station once again hosts its Haunted Jailhouse.
The troupe's second program began with his Concertante, a masterful setting of a hauntingly potent work by Swiss composer Frank Martin.
Now, as artistic director of the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, housed in a grand new building whose red-rusted iron folds are themselves extraordinarily labyrinthine, she shows that the contemporary labyrinth is less site-specific than it is an articulation of dense, cyclically structured detail, Joao Penalva's video Kitsune, 2001, is composed of static camera shots of a hauntingly beautiful forest landscape forever reemerging from shrouds of creeping mist.
John Clapp's hauntingly captivating illustrations are the perfect accompaniment.
Featuring an immediate verite style, unforgettable subjects, and a hauntingly elegiac jazz score by Graham Haynes, the film is as deeply moving as it is politically astute.
A COSY conservatory played host to the Kilmarnock band, who launched straight into the hauntingly brilliant What Women Do To Men.