Wordsworth's sonnet typically begins with an apparent plenitude (conveyed, just as in his sonnet on Westminster Bridge, through negation)--"While not a leaf seems faded; while the fields,/with ripening harvest prodigally
fair"--and then reveals that this fullness in fact covers up for death: "this nipping air, / Sent from some distant clime where Winter wields / His icy scimitar, a foretaste yields / Of bitter change.
The one who promised God's wrath on those who do not keep his Commandments is the same who taught that God is a father who loves his children prodigally
and without condition.
From the Soviet side, all the declassified information made available to date confirms that the perceived strategic interests of the rulers of the United States (and not Stalin's expansionist aims) were the driving force squandering the opportunity to build a united demilitarized Germany in the heart of Europe, avoid the postwar division of the continent, and prevent a prodigally
wasteful arms race.
mis-spend them in banquetting and belly-cheare .
On a virgin continent, people could be free, prodigally
free, to pursue their individual ends and celebrate their achievements.
To even hint at the contrary disgusts us and is a grave injustice to an ACM volunteer who has given freely and prodigally
of his time.
Each grapples satirically with war and its conundrums: Mamelles playfully posits a switch in traditional gender roles, with the self-proclaimed feminist Therese growing a beard, liberating her breasts (they're balloons), and, as General Tiresias, declaring war on childbirth as, meanwhile, her not-to-be-defeated husband produces, in a single day, 40,049 prodigally
talented babies all on his own.
Modigliani retained control of his drawings (some of which were among his best works) which he continued to give prodigally
away or to sell for five francs or a drink or two in the cafes of Montparnasse.
Petersburg, first as a dancer (1847) and then as a prodigally
productive choreographer of over fifty ballets, between 1855 and 1903.
Could find commodious place for every God, Promptly received, as prodigally
brought From the surrounding countries, at the choice Of all adventurers.
From the Nevilles' mix of reverence, disappointment and humor as they unfolded tales of his preternatural musical insights and recurrent bouts of mental instability, far-reaching talent and self-destructiveness, it was clear that for them, as for so many New Orleans types, Booker represented one of the fullest flowerings of the prodigally
lush garden of delights that grows in the Big Easy.
On Wexford's smaller stage, Thaddeus Strassberger's prodigally
inventive production seemed tighter, if occasionally more cramped; and he'd rethought the once-chaotic finale to happy advantage.
Caravaggio and his followers lovingly painted the fruit on which they let their floridly dark-skinned urchins loose: torn pomegranates prodigally
spilling their transparent capsules, dimpled split peaches, cut water-melons, their seeds dangling loose in a drench of sweetness and refreshment.
He is indebted already to Anthonio 'in money and in love'--the two are not the same, yet are closely associated, showing how the former could become a token for the latter--yet his 'cheefe care' is with justice: how 'to come fairely of from the great debts / wherein my time something too prodigally
/ Hath left me gagd .
However, few of the key texts are readily available, and this anthology will reveal to non-specialists a period of prodigally
inventive experimentation in a whole range of modes.