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A gallery or passage, as along the parapets of a castle, around the roof of a church, or along a cloister.
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Polley identified herself proudly as a Canadian, and made clear her quite explicit and outspoken connection to left wing politics, which also included not responding to the allurements of Hollywood (who at least can recognize a 'star' when they see one).
allurements outside the Hammersmith Palais in London.
4) Moreover a journey from the world, from its allurements and the constrictions of the flesh, to the heavens, is obliquely but clearly stated.
Visitors to Chapter Arts Centre in Cardiff were treated to the performance, entitled Allurements of Mass Media, as part of the month- long Experimentica 05 season.
Those characters on the receiving end of power also enjoy the allurements of cross-pollination from their colonizers and a variety of other sources: housemaids, farm laborers and rural schoolmasters nimbly absorb the in-drift of such elements as English nursery rhymes and Homer's "Odyssey" in "Translations," or Cole Porter and African theology in "Dancing At Lughnasa.
Theosophists have long interpreted the Hylas myth as an allegory of the search into the truth of things (the spring water); the nymphs symbolize the allurements of metaphysical speculation.
That is, he reacts to the sorrows and allurements, the opportunities and the missed opportunities, the from which experience is composed, which constitute the voice of experience.
Temptations," Pius teaches, "of course, are not wanting, if we consider the weakness of human nature; temptations to employ procedures that are not quite honest, to realize unlawful profits, to sacrifice moral dignity to the allurements of material goods.
That inexhaustible and unexhausting pleasure I always found one of the chief allurements of Bent Street.
Bialik's evocative portrayal of the allurements exposes his own agonizing ambivalent stance.
If habit is not a result of resolute and firm principles ever more and more purified, then, like any other mechanism of technically practical reason, it is neither armed for all eventualities nor adequately secured against changes that may be brought about by new allurements.