He urged the over-civilized man to escape the clangor
of the wearisome city for green hills and tall forests, to "go where he can hunt, capture, and cook his own meat, erect his own shelter, do his chores.
In 1571 northwestern Europe was remote from the clangor
of battle in the Mediterranean or in Hungary.
The first is clangor
, the second is hangar (sometimes), and the third is languor.
The strains of the Irish and Welch may be referred to the harp; the dance tunes of Spain to the guitar; the mountain airs of the Swiss to the haunting horn; the music of the Turks to the rhythmical clangor
of the ancient Greeks" (p.
The resulting emotional clangor
has taught me something about that perennial spiritual vexation, attachment.
If one seeks, as O'Donovan puts it, the "Holy Mystery at the center of our lives," if we dare to seek the quiet such a pursuit requires and rest, if just for a moment, in the dazzling, outrageous reality of God with us, then it is impossible to keep at bay the clangor
of a haunting dissonance.
Sloppier still are a couple more from In the Red: The Hunches Hobo Sunrise and The Piranhas Piscis Clangor
Ovid, of course, doesn't rhyme, but Golding's rhymes propel the poem forward; by their sheer emphatic clangor
they work to compensate for the absence of the alternating long and short syllables which Classical Latin, a quantitative language, affords its poets.
This music was created partly by the pounding clangor
of the Motor City's auto factories.
Tens of thousands of men and women found surplus on family farms, were seeking work amidst the heat, clangor
, and menace of new machinery.
Suddenly the street was Bananas and the clangor
of Japanese instruments.
Richard insists on his possession of the kingdom--"our fields"; "our fair dominions"(17)--construing its welfare as that of an infant threatened by the clangor
of feudal violence.
With closed eyes- I stretch forth my ears Toward the clangor
, Toward the resounding steps of the All.
It also was very obedient and even-tempered, even in the midst of the clangor
The answering machine talks to us, and for us, somewhere above the din of the TV; the Walkman preserves a public silence but ensures that we need never--in the bathtub, on a mountaintop, even at our desks--be without the clangor
of the world.