Quartermaine's Malvolio is a splendid gentleman, courteous, considerate, well bred; a man of parts and humour who has no quarrel with the world. Maybe this is because there couldn't be. The government even asked Hollywood producers not to make movies implying there was any antiwar sentiment in the Axis, because they didn't want people to get the idea that there would be any easy resolution to the war.
The original target date for the invasion was the spring of -- but as that date approached the Allies realized they weren't prepared to attempt it.
It is at once revealed and obscured. Look again at the definition of litotes from your vocabulary. But it is done effortlessly. But there was one constant.
Shortly afterward it was targeted by an American submarine the same one the escort ship had earlier tried to drop a depth charge on. William Boyce, and made its first appearance in a ballad opera in The first act is touched by the slightly clammy coolness of a stone cathedral on a sultry morning; the second is filled with a humid, lilac-scented night breeze drifting down a cobblestone alley; and the last act overflows with the hot, lush air of a sunlit meadow in the depths of the untouched German countryside.
The view down the back alley was a marvelously steep twilight clutter of ancient tiled roofs and sinuously worn pavement. Without investigating the demand, the mind cringes to the accustomed tyrant.
In the empty ocean below they spotted a fading wake -- one of the Japanese escort ships had been diverted from the convoy to drop a depth charge on a suspected American submarine. It is altogether fitting that this charming amateur should have been the first American composer of music, for, as we have already learned, he was a man active in political and cultural affairs.
How could any commander have ordered troops into such an evil place? We are warmly wrapped in a rug; we are protected from wind and rain. There they lodge, and it seems as if the lady in the sealskin jacket must find life tolerable, passing the time of day with the accordion pleater, or the man who covers buttons; life which is so fantastic cannot be altogether tragic.
The insignificant little creature now knew death. The good citizen when he opens his door in the evening must be banker, golfer, husband, father; not a nomad wandering the desert, a mystic staring at the sky, a debauchee in the slums of San Francisco, a soldier heading a revolution, a pariah howling with scepticism and solitude.
Neither the Japanese nor the Germans would ever have been able to mount an invasion -- and, in fact, neither ever seriously considered the possibility; Hitler at his most expansive still thought any transoceanic war was a century away. One marine enlistee later said they all had "an intangible air of subdued, quiet detachment He has no future; the future is even now invading our peace.
The Nazis who hated Wagner had a point: American subs in those days were a byword for military ineffectiveness; they were notorious for their faulty and unpredictable torpedoes. Each scene played out to lingering stillness, savoring the nuances of joy and renunciation in an ecstasy of achingly sweet nostalgia.
For all its appearance of self-sufficiency and invulnerability, an aircraft carrier really was an immense oilcan stuffed with explosives, floating in the middle of an inhospitable ocean. Decades after it was over the war was still expanding and dissipating in our minds, like the vapor trails of an immense explosion.
Who wouldn't have been impressed? Unlike most of the war's battles, it was contained within a narrow enough area that it can be visualized clearly, yet its consequences were so large and mysterious that they rippled throughout the entire world for years afterward.
But what conclusion could there be? One of the earliest American references to the waltz was the publication of a Dance for Waltzing, issued by George Willig of Philadelphia, somewhere between and But notice the connoisseurlike precision in this passage, the sense shared by writer and readers that each shell in a barrage sounds its own distinct note of lethality.
We wish, however, all those who have a relish for so agreeable and innocent an amusement all the pleasure the season will afford them. Like a fling of grain the birds settled on the land. My war was a dreamy, gliding epic, a golden tidal wave of eternally cresting triumph: Who else could do this?
He intended the Ring to be not just his masterwork, but a summation and final accounting for Western culture -- a vision of its foundational myth and a prophecy of its coming collapse.
By then the planes were already soaring out of sight, and the black blobs of the bombs were already descending from the brilliant sky in a languorous glide. Now we have got to collect ourselves; we have got to be one self.
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And on that dread day, the Ineffable One will summon the artificers and makers of graven images, and He will command them to give life to their creations, and failing, they and their creations will be dedicated to the flames.
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