Conchis

Conchis

his psychological experiments cause repeated emotion-al anguish among his subjects. [Br. Lit.: John Fowles The Magus in Weiss, 279]
See: Cruelty

Conchis

for his psychological experiments he baits subjects with apparently seducible young women. [Br. Lit.: John Fowles The Magus in Weiss, 279]
See: Deceit
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Iar aici, parerile jurnalictilor au fost imparfite: "PSD poate avea viitor, prin curajul tinerilor sai", au spus unii; "Sturzu a fost naiv crezand in democrafia de partid, clamata de noul lider ", au considerat altii; "Liderul TSD a fost pus cu botul pe labe dupa atacul declansat impotriva lui Liviu Dragnea", a conchis ai treilea val; "Sturzu a spus ceea ce i s-a dictat sa spuna, incercand sa schimbe impresia instaurarii dictaturii in partid", au mai adaugat vreo cativa.
True to Erasmus Darwin's maxim ex conchis omnia, nature in The Prelude continues to speak with one voice, (68) but the shell itself looks forward to Eliot's sea of "Many gods and many voices." Foreseeing his own imminent engulfment the figure in the dream elegizes his symbol of poetry thus: "a god, yea many gods, Had voices more than all the winds" (5.107-8).
Soon after, he accepts a teaching position at a boarding school on a Greek island and becomes drawn into an elaborate game by wealthy recluse Maurice Conchis (the magus).
The costume party at the mysterious estate in Meaulnes helped Fowles conceive of the theatrics that Conchis, the Magus, staged at his Greek island villa, though certainly the creepy psychological and mythological masquerades of The Magus reverse the innocence and sweetness of Alain-Fournier's fete.
The notion that life evolved from "microscopic filaments" in the sea was further conveyed in the motto added to his bookplate in 1771, E conchis omnia--everything from shells.
as the world of the living, as Conchis and Tag Hodge guide their
Considerable attention has been given to parallels with Shakespeare's play, not only by the critics but by Fowles himself, who makes use of it in The Magus as well, where Conchis fills the role of Prospero.
On discovering and pondering the implications of fossils on the floor of a series of caves in Castleton, Erasmus Darwin added to the family crest displayed on his carriage door the phrase "E conchis omnia" ("Everything from shells," in reference to the idea that all life may have evolved from mollusks).
In ceteris partibus cuncta auto lita, distincta gemmis unionumque conchis erant; cenationes laqueatae tabulis eburneis versatilibus, ut flores, fistulatis, ut unguenta desuper spargerentur; praecipua cenationum rotunda, quae perpetuo diebus ac noctibus vice mundi circumageretur; balineae marinis et albulis fluentes aquis.