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He thought this so clever of him that he could scarcely resist wakening her to hear her say, "Oh, Peter, how exquisitely you play." However, as she now seemed comfortable, he again cast looks at the window.
Something more of this will be found in Corbet's "Farewell to the Fairies!" We copy a portion of Marvell's "Maiden lamenting for her Fawn," which we prefer-not only as a specimen of the elder poets, but in itself as a beautiful poem, abounding in pathos, exquisitely delicate imagination and truthfulness-to anything of its species:
The perfect swarm of busily engaged persons moving about noiselessly; the multitude of guests, - who were, however, even less numerous than the servants who waited on them, - the myriad of exquisitely prepared dishes, of gold and silver vases; the floods of dazzling light, the masses of unknown flowers of which the hot-houses had been despoiled, redundant with luxuriance of unequaled scent and beauty; the perfect harmony of the surroundings, which, indeed, was no more than the prelude of the promised fete , charmed all who were there; and they testified their admiration over and over again, not by voice or gesture, but by deep silence and rapt attention, those two languages of the courtier which acknowledge the hand of no master powerful enough to restrain them.
His literary criticisms seemed to me not only exquisitely humorous, but perfectly sane and just; and it delighted me to have him personally present, with the warmth of his own temperament in regions of cold abstraction; I am not sure that I should like that so much now.
And yet we could name certain modern churches in London, for instance, to which posterity may well look back puzzled.--Could these exquisitely pondered buildings have been indeed works of the nineteenth century?
The Emerald City is built all of beautiful marbles in which are set a profusion of emeralds, every one exquisitely cut and of very great size.
I know you think me a shocking, conceited, frivolous girl; but then, you know, I don't attribute it ALL to my personal attractions: I give some praise to the hairdresser, and some to my exquisitely lovely dress--you must see it to-morrow--white gauze over pink satin--and so SWEETLY made!
Gardner was tall and thin and handsome, exquisitely gowned, cordial with a cordiality that seemed a trifle forced.
"What an exquisitely delicious sleep I have been having," said she, as she passed her hands over her face, "in spite of all my misery.
Antinous's man returned with a large and lovely dress most exquisitely embroidered.
This outstanding Bentley GT coupe is the quintessential grand tourer - phenomenally powerful, beautifully designed and exquisitely crafted.
Nigella, who was here for the wedding of author Andrew O'Hagan and Lindsey Milligan, described the chips as "perfect" and "exquisitely vinegary" in a Twitter post.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Sept 6 (ANI-NewsVoir): Exquisitely crafted platinum jewellery is truly a perennial red-carpet favorite.
Customers shopping at Pure Gold Jewellers outlets will receive an exquisitely designed diamond and pearl necklace at more than 30 per cent of their total purchase value.
Exquisitely written and painstakingly researched, Leavell employs a mix of literary criticism and biography to investigate Moore's rich emotional landscape while expertly demonstrating how she became one of America's most beloved poets.
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