It is so intensely
and deliberately didactic, and its subject is esteemed so dry, that I delight in throwing it at the heads of the wiseacres who repeat the parrot cry that art should never be didactic.
The stars in the sky were intensely
bright and seemed to me to twinkle very little.
His social ideals, in which he is intensely interested, are those of Victorian humanitarianism.
These two volumes express the two intensely vigorous forces which were strangely combined in his nature; for while no man has ever been a more violent romanticist than Swinburne, yet, as one critic has said, 'All the romantic riot in his blood clamored for Greek severity and Greek restraint.' During the next fifteen years he was partly occupied with a huge poetic trilogy in blank verse on Mary Queen of Scots, and from time to time he wrote other dramas and much prose criticism, the latter largely in praise of the Elizabethan dramatists and always wildly extravagant in tone.
She looked intensely
grave, and I had never had such a sense of losing an advantage acquired (the thrill of which had just been so prodigious) as on my consciousness that she addressed me with a reproach.
Each of these pretty homes had a garden in front fenced with white palings and opulently stocked with hollyhocks, marigolds, touch-me-nots, prince's-feathers, and other old-fashioned flowers; while on the windowsills of the houses stood wooden boxes containing moss rose plants and terra-cotta pots in which grew a breed of geranium whose spread of intensely
red blossoms accented the prevailing pink tint of the rose-clad house-front like an explosion of flame.
Then it was he encountered the two Swine-men I had seen dancing on the night of my arrival; blood-stained they were about the mouth, and intensely
It is placed, you perceive, in the most comfortable part of the room, where the generous glow of the fire is sufficiently felt without being too intensely
The night which succeeded was intensely
cold, so that one of the men was severely frost-bitten.
Their writings sprang immediately from the soul-and partook intensely
of that soul's nature.
It lacked the intensely
blue atmosphere of the rival vale, and its heavy soils and scents; the new air was clear, bracing, ethereal.
He was intensely
moved by the grandeur of the struggle for life, and the ethical rule which it suggested seemed to fit in with his predispositions.
The latest image captured by Juno shows an 'intensely
dark' vortex swirling across Jupiter's surface.
One in four parents now feel "intensely
worried" about money or debt compared with one in five just six months ago.
Neil said: "Some owners have described dogs barking agitatedly, staring intensely
, trembling or pacing restlessly.