Colloque sentimental" a favorite of mine from the same collection, begins "Dans le vieux parc solitaire et glace,/ Deux formes ont tout a l'heure passe" Ernest Dowson has translated this as "Into the lonely park all frozen fast,/ Awhile ago there were two forms who passed" Not perfect, but much better than Shapiro's "In the drear
park, beneath a chill, bleak sky,/Two shapes, two silhouettes come passing by.
By substituting the drear
hand of mechanistic bureaucracy for private compassionate acts, society is literally demoralized.
Perkel is a first-year Master of Public Administration student at Columbia University's School of International and Public and Affairs.
We see this stream of Johnson and Du Bois operating most clearly in Hamilton's early novels, Zeely (Macmillan, 1967) and The House of Dies Drear
(Macmillan, 1968), in which children learn to take pride in native materials and forms out of which family members carve, whittle, and create (oak tables, pine sculptures, dramas, histories, and stories).
It was a day no different from any other day, as dark and drear
So clear, so deep, the divine drear
accents flow, No soul that listens may choose but thrill to know it, Pierced and wrung by the passionate music's throe.
There is plenty of other evidence to consider, and virtually all of it points in the same drear
That old Aussie classic song which runs "There's nothing so lonesome, morbid, or drear
than to stand in the bar of a pub with no beer" should have "and piano" in the lyrics.
Give me but one touch of thine artist hand upon the dull canvas of the Present; gild for but one moment the drear
and somber scenes of to-day, and I will willingly surrender another life than the one that I should have thrown away at Shiloh" (25).
It's our last chance to draw in the beauty of nature before the drear
Though I wasn't really alone, was I, if Matthew Arnold, that old crank, strolled beside me "down the vast edges drear
/ and naked shingles of the world?
In order to taste the food they denied me for days in their righteous need to have me tamed, I--although their porridge and chops were like dead leaves in my mouth and their drear
puddings, plaster (I'd have preferred a fistful of furor last winter's bone black with frost and green with neglect)--I cried out from the cellar and up through the floor boards as best I could:
Looking at the high-chroma acrylic, it's as though - just like those allergy medicine ads on television - Dittebrandt has stripped away the layers of Oregon drear
to discover the colorful essence of nature.
Newsweek previews fashionable and fancy rainy season gear from coats to umbrellas and boots, so you can stay dry and avoid looking drear
If we see each other we just have fun and hang out without the day-to-day drear
of being in a relationship.