At the same time, it was only with the declaration of the eighth commandment on Mount Sinai that this commandment that sounded brokenly
within the heart of man was restored externally and in the form of an external voice now pervaded through to his very conscience.
confess it brokenly
with [her] English tongue," asks, "Do you like me, Kate?" (5.2.104-6).
Of the various words and phrases from Samson Agonistes that move brokenly
through Blake's discourse, the most commonly recognized is the one I quoted above describing Samson's initial subjection to tyranny: grinding "at the Mill with slaves" (41).
PUNK (a little brokenly
): You said that once before.
The third and fourth sections follow similar trajectories, retracing two more times the path from eros to loss: the third lover, a blue-fingernailed man first seen slumped in a chair at a Free Clinic, attracts and then burns the speaker, leaving her a "moth sobb[ing] brokenly
in the middle of the room" ("Ignatz at the--Hotel"); the final Ignatz seems safely domesticated, a sleepy lover apparently content in the "sylvan bower" Krazy creates for him, until this flighty, "winged Ignatz" escapes from his birdcage into the neighbor's bed.
He reminisces brokenly
: "When you have slept in your Cradle, I have wak'd for you,--and was it to this end." "Oh Child!
"One more." In the hour of his death, Moses' soul wails brokenly
, as only souls can.
He spoke brokenly
about the children buried in unmarked graves around the school, bones that have been dug up and "spirits ...
And then she sang, brokenly
. A Jewish cantor singing with a broken voice.
"cockroach," or dignified but brokenly
human as "some
This inchoate inheritance can be glimpsed at best intuitively, vaguely, brokenly
, but it can indeed be felt, and its efficacy lies in the hint of previously unimagined opportunities it releases.
Read': Aesthetic (Mis) Representation in Sarah Piatt's 'Beatrice Cenci"'
Thin shells of wall stood brokenly
among debris; and from this desolation I heard a sound which reminded me of a cricket chirping with quiet persistence from sun-warmed grasses in the veld.
So there are the high-priced lawyers souping up the drama, just as in the Mills trial and the Diana trial, with Van Ark weeping in court, and JK brokenly
confessing that if she wasn't British, she'd be weeping too.
(14) Buber agrees with this assertion: 'human life exists, though brokenly
, in the world' (Buber, 2004: 109), while Nietzsche echoes this sentiment stating that human 'happiness should smell of the earth and not of contempt for the earth' (Nietzsche, 2003a: 140), and he claims that 'a good, human thing was the world to me today, this world of which so many evil things are said' (Nietzsche, 2003a: 206).