Oh yes, an artful tale!
His inspiration may be traced in some measure to the Pre-Raphaelites and also to Blake, Shelley and Maeterlinck; but he found in his native Irish legend and life matter apt for his romantic and often elfin music, with its artful simplicities and unhackneyed cadences, and its elusive, inconclusive charm.
All the artful maneuvers suggested by our generals meant fresh movements of the army and a lengthening of its marches, whereas the only reasonable aim was to shorten those marches.
He grew up among enemies, and became artful, suspicious and self-controlled, concealing his feeling behind the mask of an immobile, almost repulsive, coldness.
After proclaiming his intention of conferring on his subjects the blessings of peace, he joined in 1798 an Anglo-Austrian coalition against France; but when Austria paid more attention to her own interests than to the interests of monarchical institutions in general, and when England did not respect the independence of Malta, which he had taken under his protection, he succumbed to the artful blandishments of Napoleon and formed with him a plan for ruining the British empire by the conquest of India.
The only illogical point in his system is that the beauty of his dreamlike chords depends not only on his artful choice of a timbre that minimizes their harshness, but also on the fact that they enter the ear with the meaning they have acquired through centuries of harmonic evolution on classical lines.
(Madrid, 1842, &c.), which contain an artful and well-written defence of himself addressed to King Charles II.
Although Andronicus was at that time fifty-six years old, age had not diminished his charms, and Theodora became the next victim of his artful seduction.
Dr Hahn tries to prove (by philology's " artful aid ") that the name really means " red dawn," and is a Hottentot way of speaking of the infinite.
He applies his mathematics to the drama; no writer excels him in artful construction, in the arrangement of dramatic scenes, in mere theatrical technique, in the focusing of attention on his chief personages.
The language and dialogue of Melite are on the whole simple and natural, and though the construction is not very artful (the fifth act being, as is not unusual in Corneille, superfluous and clumsy), it is still passable.
But he was unimpressed, finding it too artful, too tame.
Feitico is sometimes interpreted to mean artificial, made by man, but the original sense is more probably "magically active or artful."
artful contrivances and discard our (scheming for) gain, there would be no thieves nor robbers.
visiting a racecourse for the first time in third was The Artful Fox in the hands of Guy Brewer.
These artful and unique ideas are sure to help your inner hipster shine.
As soon as the words left her mouth she wished she had been more artful.
The colorful tattoos on his body told stories of great battles in artful, geometric writing.
artful dodger in the film version of Twist.
artful deception need to get driving looking at takes a certain.
artful diplomatic dodges might well be of value here and there for the petty parliamentary chess moves of bourgeois clique.
Prescott has been very artful about the basis on which he has bypassed the planning regulations.
But parts of the book are so artful and oblique as to seem almost sly.
dally for a while along Beacon Street, an artful string of cafÃ©s, boutiques and galleries.
For artful deception need to get driving looking at takes a certain.
He was also the artful dodger in the film version of Twist.
At over two and half hours long it's extremely ponderous and the hand-held camera work is more distracting than artful.
During the course of this we're treated to very artful dialog which gets across valuable information without sounding too stilted.
Real seaside jolliness is not self consciously artful, it has a robust vulgarity and is often tawdry.
Visiting a racecourse for the first time in third was The Artful Fox in the hands of Guy Brewer.
During the course of this we 're treated to very artful dialog which gets across valuable information without sounding too stilted.
Literary devices - The language in the story is artful and incorporates creative writing techniques like foreshadowing, metaphor and irony.
Artful Home carries a delightful selection of artistic pillows.
If you prefer to keep your personal and work life a little more separate, try collecting artful postcards for this purpose.
With advanced planning and a bit of inspiration, you can create a party face that compliments your costume while expressing your artful creativity and spirit!
Witch face paint is an artful makeup technique that can instantly create a more realistic or fantastical costume.
Witches are such an artful and eclectic costume choice since there are so many variables of witch styles and their differing personalities.
White paint: If you want to create artful and theatrical results, start with a white face paint rather than a green hue.
The subtle blend of white flowers, vanilla and musk envelop the wearer in a warm and musky sweet scent based on the following artful blend of notes.
Artful use of color will make eyes look wider and more defined.
Still, this is gothic makeup, so avoid allover shimmer and opt for artful placement for maximum impact.
If you're ready to explore the wonderful and artful world of MAC cosmetics, a makeup kit is often the most economical, creative and abundant place to start.
Whereas erotica features a subject's genitalia or other bare private parts as the central focus of a photo, sensual female photography tastefully conceals the model's genitals and concentrates on positioning the subject in artful poses.
The Paper Company has been helping scrappers design artful layouts for more than 25 years.
TPC Studio: The brand features upscale designs and artful paper projects made from exotic Asian and European papers and other unique paper from around the world.
What's more, the company prides itself on marketing artful designs that stand the test of time.
Unique Arrangement: An artful cake arrangement can make a huge difference in how your cake looks.
These do it yourselfers may find solace in using a resource like The Artful Bride: Wedding Invitations or Easy Invitations.
Although Dior lived a rather short life, his artful inspirations carried him from France to Paris in a unique and gypsy fashion.
It is noted for artful, yet sometimes extreme, fashion spreads by world-acclaimed photographers, as well as its coverage of global issues affecting today's youth.
Its innovative and artful eyeglass frames mix modern technology with fashion-forward designs.
If you've got the confidence and the dress to flatter a unique look, why not try out one of these artful hairstyles instead of the basic French twist or bun?
In addition, book an appointment with a hairstylist who specializes in artful and risk-taking styles.
Robert Pattinson, Ms. Stewart's co-star in the Twilight series, doesn't need any arm candy to turn heads as his artful locks are quite intriguing on their own.
Twist and cut: A highly trained and artful stylist can twist the hair in small sections and cut into the bulk of your hair while blending pieces rather than creating stepped layers.
A bold chunk of hair color, a cool artful hair accessory or a few spiked sections can amp a hairstyle from boring to brilliant.
Wear a bright color or even a bold print in lieu of basic black, consider a flowing maxi dress with an artful skirt or opt for a dress with decorative straps.
Gather the following supplies to begin designing your very own artful Mardi Gras mask.
If you are willing to appreciate the artful characteristics of high-end fashion, then the make and overall design will seduce you away from cheaper or knock-off merchandise.
Mycoskie explains, "TOMS+ is dedicate to style and craftsmanship, a true commitment to premium materials and artful design.
A professional tattooist can not only help you select a tattoo design that you'll love, but also help you create a striking piece simply by using an artful blend of tattoo ink colors.
Some of the best artists in the world focus their talent on creating gorgeous designs meant for artful placement on human skin.
Once the gun has been designed, an inmate artist normally relies on a single ink color (commonly black or blue) to create a freehand artful design.
Whereas tattoo styles such as tribal, zodiac, and artful pieces may have a perennial effect, trendy art such as pinup girls, gangster theme and couple tattoos may be out of vogue before your tattoo even has a chance to heal!
As body art and modification continues to evolve, more and more women are discovering new ways to use their bodies as artful canvases.
Once reserved mostly for men, full body tattooing has crossed genres and prejudice as more and more women commit themselves to their own artful murals.
If you find the world of tattooing addictive as many recipients do, you'll discover no end to your artful inspirations if you opt for a full body tattoo.
Perhaps an artful scroll will depict the same fancy font without the commitment to a language that you are ultimately unfamiliar with.
It's one of the few home-based businesses that truly has flexible hours, possibility of an Internet presence and an artful element that is pleasing.
I have been so amazed at some of the artful and beautiful soaps that have been made with M&P soap.
If you're looking for a unique way to accessorize your look while enhancing your beautiful nails, artful designs may offer the impact you desire, all while serving as your creative outlet.
Although nail art is not a look that everyone desires, the artful techniques and playfulness in the designs make them perfect conversation starters.
With the right attitude and confidence, you can wear this creative and artful style manicure and turn heads.
Consider using dark purple nail polish on your nails and tip the ends with a swampy metallic green polish for a manicure that is artful and mysterious.
Artful blogging is a popular way to network with other creative Internet users, helping artists from all walks of life share their work while receiving inspiration from others.
The newest form of this virtual self-expression is "artful blogging."
Through artful blogging, one can not only share their works with the world, but they can also find out about regional art galleries and events, as well as form communities focusing on specific genres.
In the fall of 2008, Stampington & Company published Artful Blogging magazine.
While artful blogging is a fun pastime and a creative way to showcase your work to the world, remember you are doing just that - giving something to the world for free.
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