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wax poetic

Fig. to speak poetically. I hope you will pardon me if I wax poetic for a moment when I say that your lovely hands drift across the piano keys like swans on a lake.
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They wax poetic about democracy and counter-terrorism, but at the same time continue to overtly and covertly support terrorist groups in hopes of maintaining control over a rapidly collapsing country.
Some of the most admired artists of their day wrote in to wax poetic about the tree or trees that inspire them.
I am so sick of listening to him wax poetic about his glorious past and of all the fabulous people with whom he is so well acquainted and how great things were back in his day.
We also wax poetic about GreenMantra Technologies of Brantford, Ont.
Consider this improbably banal description of the land House has visited repeatedly over the last three decades, where she attempts to wax poetic but ends up waxing pathetic.
A professor of history, she could wax poetic about the contributions of John Carroll to American Catholicism or the role the American church played in drafting the Vatican II document on religious freedom.
I say, not to wax poetic about the good old days, even though they were of course, so wonderful when I was young, but because this year, holiday lighting in the city may not happen.
Youcan catch him wax poetic on all things geeky at www.
The receptionist, totally not focused on his needs, continued to wax poetic about the hotels other amenities,
Diners, who range from those who have gone on safari to a "surprising" number of South Africans living in Sarasota, says Klauber, wax poetic about menu items like kingklip, a South African fish reminiscent of halibut, or sosaties, classic marinated lamb kabobs with dried apricots, and South Africa's national dish, bobotie, a baked minced beef curry pie reminiscent of shepherds pie but with custard topping.
And it was this same mind-set that caused then Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld and National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice to wax poetic about the "passing of old orders" in the aftermath of the war.
Not to wax poetic, but the obvious "light at the end of the tunnel" concept springs quickly to mind, and is expertly presented here that the work feels both mature and genuine, far removed from the fiery reactionary works of graffiti.
I wish I could wax poetic up here and tell you exactly how it feels, but it's kind of all soaking in still.
When principals wax poetic about how their agencies are growing, it is usually bogus.