In short, Beauty
Smith was a monstrosity, and the blame of it lay elsewhere.
that makes holy earth and heaven May have faults from head to feet."
*And gemmy flower, of Trebizond misnam'd - Inmate of highest stars, where erst it sham'd All other loveliness : its honied dew(The fabled nectar that the heathen knew) Deliriously sweet, was dropp'd from Heaven, And fell on gardens of the unforgiven In Trebizond - and on a sunny flower So like its own above that, to this hour, It still remaineth, torturing the bee With madness, and unwonted reverie : In Heaven, and all its environs, the leaf And blossom of the fairy plant, in grief Disconsolate linger - grief that hangs her head, Repenting follies that full long have fled, Heaving her white breast to the balmy air, Like guilty beauty
, chasten'd, and more fair : Nyctanthes too, as sacred as the light She fears to perfume, perfuming the night :
He was not content with the fair face of beauty
. He dissected beauty
in his crowded little bedroom laboratory, where cooking smells alternated with the outer bedlam of the Silva tribe; and, having dissected and learned the anatomy of beauty
, he was nearer being able to create beauty
With these words, and not waiting to hear a reply, she turned and passed into the thickest part of a wood that was hard by, leaving all who were there lost in admiration as much of her good sense as of her beauty
. Some- those wounded by the irresistible shafts launched by her bright eyes- made as though they would follow her, heedless of the frank declaration they had heard; seeing which, and deeming this a fitting occasion for the exercise of his chivalry in aid of distressed damsels, Don Quixote, laying his hand on the hilt of his sword, exclaimed in a loud and distinct voice:
I heard Joe telling her about me, and that he was sure I was Squire Gordon's old "Black Beauty
Here is reality emerging from the unreal, spring renewing, love and beauty
triumphant over death and decay.
For though the celestial rapture falling out of heaven seizes only upon those of tender age, and although a beauty
overpowering all analysis or comparison and putting us quite beside ourselves we can seldom see after thirty years, yet the remembrance of these visions outlasts all other remembrances, and is a wreath of flowers on the oldest brows.
At you, ye virtuous ones, laughed my beauty
Her chin had certainly its share in forming the beauty
of her face; but it was difficult to say it was either large or small, though perhaps it was rather of the former kind.
In the meanwhile, the bustling Prior of Jorvaulx had reminded Prince John, in a whisper, that the victor must now display his good judgment, instead of his valour, by selecting from among the beauties who graced the galleries a lady, who should fill the throne of the Queen of Beauty
and of Love, and deliver the prize of the tourney upon the ensuing day.
On the artistic side the most conspicuous thing in his poetry is the ecstatic aspiration for Beauty
and the magnificent embodiment of it.
There are various orders of beauty
, causing men to make fools of themselves in various styles, from the desperate to the sheepish; but there is one order of beauty
which seems made to turn the heads not only of men, but of all intelligent mammals, even of women.
And all with pearl and ruby glowing Was the fair palace door, Through which came flowing, flowing, flowing, And sparkling ever more, A troop of Echoes, whose sweet duty Was but to sing, In voices of surpassing beauty
, The wit and wisdom of their king.
"And the passion that held Strickland was a passion to create beauty
. It gave him no peace.