Bliss


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Bliss

Sir Arthur. 1891--1975, British composer; Master of the Queen's Musick (1953--75). His works include the Colour Symphony (1922), film and ballet music, and a cello concerto (1970)

BLISS

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True, she was a sweet woman and an angel of a wife; but what if a Gorgon should return, amid the transports of our connubial bliss, and take the angel's place.
The basis of matrimonial bliss is secure, and all thy little defects and frailties are forgiven.
Even under these circumstances, Martha Pierson would probably have consented to unite her fate with Adam Colburn's, and, secure of the bliss of mutual love, would patiently have awaited the less important gifts of fortune.
The Stairs were then let down, whether to dare The Fiend by easie ascent, or aggravate His sad exclusion from the dores of Bliss. Direct against which op'nd from beneath, Just o're the blissful seat of Paradise, A passage down to th' Earth, a passage wide, Wider by farr then that of after-times Over Mount SION, and, though that were large, Over the PROMIS'D LAND to God so dear, By which, to visit oft those happy Tribes, On high behests his Angels to and fro Pass'd frequent, and his eye with choice regard From PANEAS the fount of JORDANS flood To BEERSABA, where the HOLY LAND Borders on AEGYPT and the ARABIAN shoare; So wide the op'ning seemd, where bounds were set To darkness, such as bound the Ocean wave.
I see a chance of despair, of wretchedness...or I see a chance of bliss, what bliss!...
He beheld her outstretched upon the poniarded captain, her eyes closed, her beautiful bare throat covered with Phoebus's blood, at that moment of bliss when the archdeacon had imprinted on her pale lips that kiss whose burn the unhappy girl, though half dead, had felt.
She was at that height of bliss when one becomes completely kind and good and does not believe in the possibility of evil, unhappiness, or sorrow.
Bliss 104.2 will feature a playlist not determined by era, but rather by the acoustic quality of each song.
The INFS will be exchanged with the Ft Bliss LTPO on a one-for-one basis.
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