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Distance lends enchantment (to the view).

Prov. Things that are far away from you appear better than they really are. Jill: High school was the happiest time of my life. Jane: But that was fifteen years ago. I think distance lends enchantment to the view.
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In addition, at each film screening, families will have the opportunity to enter a free raffle to win tickets to see Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment on October 6.
We've checked back at our records, and Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment is the quickest selling show since Disney On Ice presents High School Musical back in 2007, which turned out to be a complete sell out.
We've checked back through our records, and Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment is the quickest selling show since Disney On Ice presents High School Musical back in 2007, which turned out to be a complete sell out.
But I am also adding to these readings of the content the idea that this content of loss is in constant tension with the enchanting form of The Lord of the Rings and Tolkien's other works: the loss undoes the enchantment, while at the same time the enchantment undoes the loss.
I have to guess some cultures are more fertile for enchantment -- that some activities, like novel-reading or music-making, cultivate a skill for it, and that building a capacity for enchantment is, these days, a countercultural act and a practical and fervent need.
Siobhan Parkinson (reteller) Spellbound: Tales of Enchantment from Ancient Ireland Frances Lincoln, 2012 65pp $32.
Colleen Browning: The Enchantment of Realism is a recommendation for any serious arts collection and provides the first monograph on one of the few women Realist painters who painted Manhattan and Harlem urban scenes.
Enchantment can occur in villages, stores, dealerships, offices, boardrooms, and on the Internet.
From the heroic exploits of Cuchulain, to fables about the Kingdom of the Dwarves, Tales of Irish Enchantment is filled with wonder from cover to cover.
It is my belief that the failure to integrate a sense of enchantment into our work, and the resistance of the green movement to express emotion and personal stories have led to greater marginalization.
ON THE PREMISE that "beautiful dreams need enchanting linens," Traditions by Pamela Kline will introduce the Enchantment bed ensemble during this week's gift fair.
my primary objective is to demonstrate, through the example of Darwin and of his writing, the compatibility between an enchantment that has the power to stimulate ethical engagement and a naturalistic vision of the world.
In a nutshell: A reliable 21st-century revision of Shakespeare's tale of enchantment.
At the Swiss Institute, Peinado's Manichaean reductions often seemed facile, sometimes appropriating slick, seductive advertising strategies rather too well, and creating an aura of spectacle and enchantment that tended to reinforce material desire rather than challenge the capitalist status quo.
A welcome and highly recommended contribution to twentieth century American history in general, and New Mexico's involvement in the Pacific Theatre of the Second World War in particular, Silent Voices Of World War II: When Sons Of The Land Of Enchantment Met Sons Of The Land Of The Rising Sun, collaboratively authored by Everett M.