And all this seems a far cry from a creature who, in his original incarnation in the pages of Shelley's novel, simply recounts that at one time he had listened to "airs so entrancingly
beautiful" that they "drew tears of sorrow and delight" from his eyes.
The Teaching Of Little Crow is a deftly written and entrancingly
original novel offering an engaging story filled with memorable characters, life affirming metaphysics, and spiritual insights from beginning to end.
Safie's self-knowledge in the ways of the soul manifests in her playing and singing of "some airs so entrancingly
beautiful," on the monster's report, "that they at once drew tears of sorrow and delight from my eyes.
Marie Antoinette was too beautiful and entrancingly
royal for her own good (her predecessor had been reassuringly plain).
(Look up his entrancingly
folkloric "Gabbeh" from 1996 in a well-stocked video store).
Finally it's Chekhov she most calls to mind: Her characters, for the most part, are entrancingly
Cast overall as a mirror rondo whose sectional contrasts are marked by the presence (in A) or absence (B) of the harp, and with the bracketed B interludes shown as numbers of measures, this entrancingly
hypnotic scheme traces a neatly palindromic curve of growth and decline from Introduction, through A1 (B1) A2 (B3) A3 (B5) A4 (B7) A5; B11; A5 (B7) A4 (B5) A3 (B3) A2 (B1) A1, to Coda.