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enclose in a bower

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The thronged boughs of the shadowy sycamore Still bear young leaflets half the summer through; From when the robin 'gainst the unhidden blue Perched dark, till now, deep in the leafy core, The embowered throstle's urgent wood-notes soar Through summer silence.
This effort meant modifying melodramatic conventions in order to make them amenable to depictions of female characters as empowered rather than embowered.
She awaits her worshippers in a golden gazebo embowered in bushels of fresh flowers.
The possibility of hallucinogenic transcendence defers to guilt, and the chance that, as in his embowered cottage, he himself is either somewhere at the edges or, incriminated by his addiction, completely displaced and "had into court" (63).
That town, embowered in the different shade, of tamarinds, panspans, and papaws, .
At the other is the separate private dwelling and, in particular, what Davidoff and Hall call "the quintessential image of early nineteenth-century desirable housing, the white cottage with thatched roof and porch embowered with honeysuckle and roses" (361).
6) This conceit fosters a sense that Ophelia's appearances proliferate in the contemporary world; in this, it corresponds to Tom Hunter's 2000 photograph 'The Way Home', whose embowered woman cites John Everett Millais's famous Ophelia oil painting of 1852.
Chapter 25 returns us to Connecticut and introduces Juno's cozy little cottage, eerily reminiscent of Lina's beloved Rose Cottage: "Just after you turn the bend in the long, dusty road leading many miles from the thriving town of L--, you can espy through a wilderness of shrubbery, a neat little cottage, almost embowered in green trees and trailing vines" (88).
In addition to the locus ainoenus and hortus conclusus, the romance epic furnishes the bower with "the figure of the lone knight/hero whose dynastic quest is punctuated by digressive interludes of embowered, sexualized encounters with maids, sorceresses, or divine female figures" (Crawford, Poetry, Enclosure 226).
14) By 1904 Anson Gard enthused, "Tree embowered Ottawa is becoming a veritable beauty spot.
During a visit to the region north of Hanford, John Muir welcomed the change and noted that "cheerless shanties [were] being displaced by true homes embowered in trees and lovingly bordered with flowers; and contentment, which in California is perhaps the very rarest of the virtues, is now beginning to take root.
There they sit, the two old friends, embowered in the snugness of their first-floor rooms.
There is still a "spirit in the woods," as he says in "Nutting," where his early animism is still apparent, but he has moved beyond classical myth and the conventional moods of eighteenth-century loco-descriptive poetry (the "sombrous pine" of An Evening Walk, the cottage embowered in "dim, religious groves" in Descriptive Sketches) to a more authentic English pastoral mode, (20) but one in which the "murmuring pines" still sing of love and poetry and of nature's care for her own.
1) The late eighteenth through twentieth centuries have witnessed the heyday and subsidence of that stone or brick, emparked or embowered phenomenon Henry James memorably called "the great good place," a cultural icon signifying grace, tradition, hospitality, closeness to nature, and harmonious relations between the social classes.