it may be vouchsafed us to behold it, wonderingly
, from afar, but never to enter in.
Typical of Cole is the direct address, the wonderingly
childlike opening ("How brightly"), the use of simile ("like the apron") and metaphor ("on a meat hook") serving to personify the bird, turning it for all its oddness into the familiar image of a neighborhood butcher.
She turns her eyes from the space where she has been staring and asks wonderingly
, like a child trying to work out how all the stars in the universe work all at once: All those years, all those years, from--how old were you?
Lies & counterlies sport with semantic superstitions; the imagination is paralysed by the marching of the actual horror; men die wonderingly
, cynically or casually.
In Parachute Battalion, published on April 3 in the Times Literary Supplement - they did not know Spender had been killed days earlier - he wrote: "One, lonely, grim battalion cut its way/ Through agony and death to fame's high crown/ And wonderingly
watch the friendless strength/ Of little men, who die that great Truths shall live.
Parachute Battalion: Last poems from England and Tunisia Today some silent valley of Tunisia Shall tremble at their stroke from sky unsheathed, And, with the night, perhaps some God looking down With dull, cold eyes, by the near stars will see One, lonely, grim battalion cut its way Through agony and death to fame's high crown And wonderingly
watch the friendless strength Of little men, who die that great Truths shall live.
Minister Mutati visits the half-built superstructure of what will be the biggest copper smelter in sub-Saharan Africa - "Six months ago, this was all bush," he tells the camera wonderingly
, as the Chinese constructors show him round.
43) Often, this was at the same time contradicted by side comments confiding in me a ghostly experience or asking me wonderingly
if I had uncovered some truth to some mediums' claims of psychic power.
It's all here,' he murmured wonderingly
, and experienced a lifting within himself.
It''s just like he''s a teenager," remarked one concert-goer wonderingly
Muholi says wonderingly
, "She brought her own bathing
It's not just the steps we're working on here, but the soul," she says wonderingly