"What I have certainly gained is freedom," he began seriously, but did not continue, noticing that this theme was too egotistic.
Carmen had chosen the colors pastel violet and light gray, with the theme being hearts and the flowers being forget-me-nots.
The antagonism between free labour and slave labour became the theme of many of his speeches.
The incidents of this undertaking are the theme of Washington Irving's Astoria.
It, too, was done up in a race car theme with toys lining the side of the tub.
Maybe because it had the same theme of wrought iron and ivory as the hacienda - and maybe they had been visiting too long.
The bombshell blonde always threw good dinner parties with fun themes; this theme had been Disco Night, complete with lava lamps, disco ball, tacky '70s music that still jammed out the open windows, and costumes for those who chose to wear them.
Whatever question arose, a swarm of these drones, without having finished their buzzing on a previous theme, flew over to the new one and by their hum drowned and obscured the voices of those who were disputing honestly.
Their great hulking forms and throaty grunts enhanced the theme of western frontier.
Here at last his long yearning for some great theme worthy of his historic genius was gratified.
I know of those whose serene and wise speculations on this theme would soon reveal the limits of his mind's range and hospitality.
Then came the work in college--original theme writing with new ideals of composition or at least new methods of suggesting those ideals.
To paint a Joan of Arc who lives and dies inglorious is the theme she sets herself, and through most of the novel it is perfectly executed.
His monumental Vergleichende Geographie, which was to have made the whole world its theme, died out in a wilderness of detail in twenty-one volumes before it had covered more of the earth's surface than Asia and a portion of Africa.
A still more remarkable instance will be found in the third statement of the theme of the finale of the 9th symphony.
The theme of world-mastery grows dark with the darkness of the Nibelung's mind.
The chivalrous courtesy which he showed to the captive princesses was a favourite theme for later rhetoricians.
But if we attend to the circumstances under which this theme arises, its purport and development become deep and natural.
His success encouraged the Academy to propose, in 1766, as a theme for competition, the hitherto unattempted theory of the Jovian system.
The waters of the Rhine change into black mists which grow grey and thin, while the now sinister theme becomes softer and smoother.
The fact that this theme is commonly called the " Ring-motif " is a glaring instance of what Wagner has had to endure from his friends.
Emerson, the poets Bryant, Longfellow, pre-eminently Whittier and Whitman, have spoken on this theme with no uncertain sound.
The dramatic capabilities of the subject are, however, great, and it afterwards attracted Schiller, who, however, seems to have abandoned it in favour of the similar theme of the Russian Demetrius.
Let us illustrate Wagner's mature use of Leitmotif by the theme which happens to be associated with Alberich's ring.
Why should a Ring-motif be transformed into the theme representing Walhalla?
This theme is not formally discussed, as in a theological treatise, but is rather, as it were, celebrated in lofty eulogy and application.
Dunbar works on the same theme in a shorter poem, known as Beauty and the Prisoner.
The First Crusade, far more than any other, became the theme of a multitude of writings, whose different degrees of value it is allimportant to distinguish.
But in the works edited by Montholon and Las Cases, where the political aim constantly obtrudes itself, the emperor is made again and again to embroider on the theme that he had always been the true champion of ordered freedom.
It divides itself naturally, by its contents, into two parts, in one of which the theme is righteousness and wisdom, in the other the early fortunes of the Israelite people considered as a righteous nation beloved by God.