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His vision of life is displayed in his pen-portraits of contemporaries, Personal Impressions, in which he sees the point of radically differing personalities, enters into their distinctive outlooks, and describes his encounters with them, in arrestingly idiosyncratic prose.
And every now and again he says something arrestingly perceptive such as Sunday's remark: "I know next to nothing about the training of racehorses, but what I do know is that if you asked me to train one horse it wouldn't be Denman.
From the grainy surfaces on which skeins of black, or precisely graduated fields of black are laid down in seemingly simple geometries, figures and scenes emerge magically, unexpectedly and arrestingly.
Hauser & Wirth offered an inspired--and arrestingly beautiful--dialogue between the sculpture, prints and drawings of Louise Bourgeois and Alberto Giacometti.
That chapter arrestingly begins by citing the use of transparent glass in certain public buildings of recent design to render the distinction between inside and outside, actor and observer, image and reflection, provocatively undecidable.
Deftly and arrestingly the author universalizes from every particularity of his experience, summing things up: "Every love story is also the history of an illness.
Arrestingly staged by Pasdar and Randall Arney and with great music, this world premiere musical at the Geffen Playhouse touches upon matters of the heart, loss of innocence, racism, classism and -- for good measure -- the reasons why brothers are killing brothers.
David Lines reexamines the relationship between the universities and the Italian humanists, and argues, arrestingly, for the often receptive role of scholastic philosophers in responding to the humanists--indeed, for their collaboration on a wide variety of issues.
Jan Borm opens the volume by arguing arrestingly that travel writing does not constitute a genre, but is rather a convenient umbrella term covering a diversity of works.
historian, mediator), Sundiata speaks arrestingly, sometimes
You half-expect Barnaby and Troy to walk arrestingly round the corner.
Hemlines are either arrestingly short, in glamourous cocktail dresses, or worn to the knee for a more demure look.
Organizers wrangled a huge cast of young, arrestingly photogenic demonstrators, tutored them in the proper English-language slogans, and posed them for the cameras.
Set on cutting edge stainless steel legs it's arrestingly gorgeous and looks like it costs three times as much as it does.
So far, so predictable, but its huge flanks are encased in a delicately ribbed translucent skin that scintillates arrestingly with both natural and artificial light.