is constituted of a difficult union of precisely contradictory discourses: the truth discourse (abstract, generalizing, masculine, corporeal, regulative, formal, apparently unchanging, a Western bird--the ever-constant Turtledove
of the Shakespearean poem) and the love discourse (concrete, particular, feminine, mental, not subject to regulation, without determinate form, exotic, and at the same time the pre-eminent force in the universe--the Phoenix-flame forever changing into itself).
126, 28) and when he complains that he is too old and thus unable to obtain two turtledoves
At first light, several dozen Burchell sandgrouse made their morning flight to the waterhole, followed by hundreds of Cape turtledoves
Bach's main objective in Voices of the Turtledoves
(a reference to the community's rendering of a pair of doves to symbolize the soul's fellowship with Christ) is to set the record straight.
and heard rise, from the other side of the disaster, a river of turtledoves
and savanna clover which I carry forever in my depths, height-deep as the twentieth floor of the most arrogant houses and as a guard against the putrefying force of crepuscular surroundings, surveyed night and day by a cursed veneral sun"
All has changed with the publication of Jeff Bach's Voices of the Turtledoves
, a carefully researched and definitive scholarly account of the community, which includes an extensive bibliography and numerous helpful illustrations and diagrams.
On the second day of Christmas, my true love gave to me, two turtledoves
and a partridge in a pear tree .
Harig even slips in a hilarious narrative poem about turtledoves
and dung beetles.
In Leviticus, besides burnt offerings of bullocks, sheep, goats, turtledoves
, there remains the central sacrifice of the Day of Atonement, the sign of true repentance: the goat set apart for Azazel.
Rather than a wedding cake, the pair offered guests a fresh strawberry topiary adorned with white chocolate roses and turtledoves
, with petit fours and champagne and chocolate dipping sauces at the base.
And when the days of their (3) purification were fulfilled according to the Law of Moses, they took him up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord, even as it is written in the Law of the Lord that "all males who open the womb shall be called holy unto the Lord," and to give sacrifice according to what is said in the law of the lord, "a pair of turtledoves
or two pigeons.
Golden pheasants, Carolina ducks, turtledoves
and pigeons vocalize and rustle their wings.