The speaker in the poem begins by virulently attacking such arguments and counters them by referring to the "good knight Roland" and "young [Philip] Sydney" as brave examples of "crouching mortals [who] fight / Their desperate cause with death." The poem concludes with the speaker's scorning "philosophers that jibe, / Poets and satirists with venomed pen, / Cynics and priests and all the embittered tribe / That curse through dwarfish
lips the sons of men." Similarly, "Sonnet" compares man to Cuchulain, the most famous hero of Celtic mythology, who stood firm against his enemies: [...] in such case we stand In this great darkened world afflicted sore.
The term is now applied to certain dwarfish
races of Central Africa, unknown until late in the 19th century, and of Malaysia.
Similarly, "a motorcycle wreck" cost Smith "half a year in a State of Washington hospital and another six months on crutches." Although "the accident had occurred in 1952, his chunky, dwarfish
legs, broken in five places and pitifully scarred, still pained him so severely that he had become an aspirin addict" (37).
Fimi (196) links the "addition of the Second and Third Ages" with Tolkien's "experimenting with the genre of the novel." The Dwarfish
past in The Hobbit, in its intermediate thickness, its suggestive context, was the model for this additive experimentation.
But the biggest difference was that Simon Cowell was just a dwarfish
yet charismatic record company executive who was trying desperately to sell soulless manufactured pop to the masses.
The hand belonged to a small, dwarfish
man." Elsewhere Wojnarowicz writes of "losing [himself] in the language of.
We are next taken to Ayodhya in Act VI, where the ugly and dwarfish
Nala, now known as Bahuka, is employed as king Rtuparna's driver.
Its current market capitalization is US $ 140 billion, a dwarfish
40% of its former self.
A recently found one-faced linga from Akbarpur (Mathura district) has a depiction of two bulky and dwarfish
ganas at the base.
With disturbing consistency, blackface served as one commonplace mark of foolishness in the iconography of the so-called "natural" fool--in medieval and Renaissance English parlance, a butt, laughed at because he was mentally deficient (whether ignorant, dull-witted, or mad) and often physically different as well (for example, "hunchbacked," dwarfish
, lame, deformed, ugly, or blackfaced).
To mark the replacement of the admittedly infelicitous name "Operation Infinite Justice" by "Operation Enduring Freedom," for instance, it published a cartoon showing a dwarfish
Bush in conference with the chiefs of staff--thick-necked cigar-chomping brutes.
When Robert Parker (as the boy Arthur) takes Excalibur from the stone in what is admittedly a dwarfish
mountain range he is in silhouette against orange light and the effect is stunning.