where trained military experts, dedicated as irrevocably to war as nuns are married to God, were outnumbered by those who were not only not trained for war, they were not even braided and panoplied
for it" (880).
The film offers a gallery of visual set-pieces--colorful shots of gardens, butterflies, fields panoplied
with flowers, and trees blooming in spring (Keats stretched out atop one of them enacting a dream).
Adams, (86) we find in today's wealth primary "an infusion of conduct by officials, panoplied
with state power .
but the fighter, unknown and unknowable to women as he was; hard, rigorous, panoplied
in the harness of the warrior, who strove among the trumpets, and who, in the brunt of conflict, conspicuous, formidable, set the battle in a rage around him, and exulted like a champion (p.
They recognize that myth in our time is not the panoplied
derangement of an Achilles's tent or Circe's isle but rather the Jonah-fication of whaling exemplified by the TV shows beamed, spelunker-like, into the Plato's Cave of the global village.