4 may refer to the old man's inability to make or hear music: in the house there is no sound of birds 1 or of singers, there are none of the artistic delights of a well-to-do household; further (v.
it is the craving thirst that causes the renewal of becomings, that is accompanied by sensual delights, and seeks satisfaction now here, now there - that is to say, the craving for the gratification of the senses, or the craving for a future life, or the craving for prosperity.
During our walks she keeps up a continual spelling, and delights to accompany it with actions such as skipping, hopping, jumping, running, walking fast, walking slow, and the like.
When the vision disappeared Francis felt sharp pains mingling with the delights.
The Lombardy poplar is valuable chiefly as an ornamental tree, its timber being of very inferior quality; its tall, erect growth renders it useful to the landscape-gardener as a relief to the rounded forms of other trees, or in contrast to the horizontal lines of the lake or river-bank where it delights to grow.
This mask, which furnished abundant opportunities for the decorators, musicians and dancers, in showing forth how the seasons and their delights are successively exhausted by a "wanton darling," Raybright the grandchild of the Sun, is said to have been very popular.
The delights of love are made to stand for the raptures of union with the divine, the tavern symbolizes an oratory, and intoxication is the bewilderment of sense before the surpassing vision.
As a boy, Henry drove his mother's cow to the pastures, and thus early became enamoured of certain aspects of nature and of certain delights of solitude.
At the same time, it delights the pure theorist by the simplicity of the logic with which the fundamental theorems may be established, and by the elegance of its mathematical operations, insomuch that hydrostatics may be considered as the Euclidean pure geometry of mechanical science.
In his train also are found Enyo, the goddess of war who delights in bloodshed and the destruction of cities; his sister, Eris, goddess of fighting and strife; and the Keres, goddesses of death, whose function it is especially to roam the battle-field, carrying off the dead to Hades.
" Nature," as Hume delights to reiterate, " is always too strong for principle."
The rhythmical and artistic form of the sentence is sacrificed to a passion for emphasis that delights in deferring the point to the close of the period.
If the history of Akbar were confined to this long list of conquests, his name would on their account alone find a high place among those which mankind delights to remember.
Why should not established institutions proceed upon the customary and convenient methods of routine, while the delights of existence were augmented, manners polished, arts developed, and a golden age of epicurean ease made decent by a state religion which no one cared to break with because no one was left to regard it seriously?
All that was mine I have given up, father, mother, wife, children, gold, silver, eating, drinking, delights, pleasures.
Internally, however, it was rapidly declining, the once chaste and hardy Vandals being demoralized by the fervid climate of Africa and the sinful delights of their new capital, and falling ever lower into sloth, effeminacy and vice.
This war is described at great length, the chief hero of it being the monk, Friar John, a very unclerical cleric, in whom Rabelais greatly delights.
13), but only a debased superstition will look for their hand in every petty incident, or abandon itself to an indiscriminate belief in the portents and miracles in which popular credulity delights.
But for rendering the gloomy horror of the subjects in which he most delights - detail on detail being accumulated till the result is overwhelming - Zola has no superior.
All over the place are imperial tablets of different dynasties, with glowing tributes to the one man whom China delights to honour; and on the right of the grandson's mound is a small house said to mark the place of the hut where Tze-kung passed his nearly five years of loving vigil.
For years he had looked at all earthly good through the medium of a philosophy which taught him that it,, without exception, contained within itself the seeds of bitterness, and was altogether worthless and impermanent; but now to his wavering faith the sweet delights of home and love, the charms of wealth and power, began to show themselves in a different light, and glow again with attractive colours.
As the delights of clear, cold weather in winter and of tobogganing (here called "luging") and skiing became appreciated, the higher hotels (such as Les Avants, Caux, Glion) were frequented at that season, as well as at other times.
Aga and Range cooking A great course for those who wish to learn the delights of successful and innovative aga and Range cooking A great course for those who wish to learn the delights of successful and innovative AGA and range cooking.
barbequen shows visitors can enjoy a barbecue or taste the culinary delights of the Three Star Saloon.
For guests wishing to explore the delights of Bath and the surrounding countryside, the hotel offers bespoke guided tours.
carpaccio of tuna and limoncello cheesecake are among the delights and the wine list is extensive.
He delights that Charles finds his pessimism so corrosive of his own hopes.
culinary delights can be created with rhubarb.
Singapore's popular hawker stalls are actually serving up a melting pot of culinary delights forged by Singapore's unique multi-cultural heritage.
The thought, " Good have I done, " delights him, and he delights even more when gone to realms of bliss.
It was light and fruity, and in no way detracted from the spicy delights which were to follow.
disputable issues in here (that is one of its delights ).
dizzy I enjoy the even dizzier delights of a TWO DAY WEEK.
REGIONAL DELIGHTS Eccles Cake Eccles, near Manchester, derives its name from the Greek word ecclesia, which means an assembly.
We take food very seriously here and consequently offer a range of hot and cold delights including locally cured bacon and Gower free-range eggs.
Kings also just with highlights from large lifestyle expo the delights of.
A shadowy, seemingly faceless monk who appears in the darkness without warning is just one of the delights that awaits unsuspecting visitors.
I am not familiar with the music of popular culture - I am a boring old fart who delights in the orchestral repertoire.
The Theater Animations, stories and other femme delights.
You need to live here a lifetime to see everything - treasures and delights galore.
snatching furtive glances at the top shelf - all those chunky, garish plastic boxes, full of the promise of horrid delights.
Choose from such delights as beef and ale pie, mixed grills, and the amazing " Almighty Cod " !
Jon Freer - XLR8R Magazine Nic Conef and Mark Wadsworth release their debut Toko album, a blend of jazzy grooves and deep delights.
God delights in man's handiwork, which should be the best he is capable of.
With some of the most dramatic scenery to be found anywhere in the world Scotland can offer the holidaymaker unrivaled delights.
Margaret Lumley on the delights of a schools matinee performance.
She creates her own specialty menu with such delights as Persian lamb meatball, bulgar wheat pilaff and Middle Eastern salad and flat bread.
D&G and tropical sights - a tropical mirage of ' double delights ' !
outlandish tale, a young boy delights in explaining how ' his ' alphabet starts where ' Our ' alphabet ends.
Overall, Manderlay is a darkly comic parable that delights in muddying the waters.
Much as i usually look forward to the fantastic culinary delights that usually descend from your kitchen, am feeling slightly perturbed.
resorts of Phuket and Pee Pee and discover the delights of Krabi - sea, sand and sunshine.
Even blanket bog can reveal hidden delights, or give a splash of autumnal color when bog cotton and other sedges turn russet.
Off I went with my trusty sidekick, Helen, to the delights of Corby.
suffuses the interior with a soft light that mellows the delights awaiting the curious.
Upstairs is the dining area and the crew lay out a crisp white tablecloth before serving their seafood delights while we are onboard.
He doesn't miss a trick, He delights in every detail of your life.
trusty sidekick, Helen, to the delights of Corby.
The essence of poetry is invention; such invention as, by producing something unexpected, surprises and delights.
Everything from fruit pizza to the delights of cous cous and roasted veg.
Like the doo wop domain, the girl group category is full of diverse delights.
Douglas was not conspicuous as an ecclesiastical administrator, preferring to his livings the delights of London in winter and the fashionable wateringplaces in summer.
To illustrate the intensity of the pleasure he found alike in the solitude of his study and in the relaxations of genial social intercourse, almost any page taken at random, either from the Life or from the Letters, would suffice; and many incidental touches show that he was not a stranger to the delights of quiet contemplation of the beauties and grandeurs of nature.
An explanation of this unwarrantable generalization may be found in the fact that the incident is derived from a source which was unfavourable to the Pharisees: they are described as a Jewish section of men who pretend to set great store by the exactitude of the ancestral tradition and the laws in which the deity delights - as dominant over women-folk - and as sudden and quick in quarrel.
Master of a form of language peculiarly sweet and euphonical, and possessed of a delicate ear which instinctively suggested the most musical arrangement possible, he gives his sentences, without art or effort, the most agreeable flow, is never abrupt, never too diffuse, much less prolix or wearisome, and being himself simple, fresh, naif (if we may use the word), honest and somewhat quaint, he delights us by combining with this melody of sound simple, clear and fresh thoughts, perspicuously expressed, often accompanied by happy turns of phrase, and always manifestly the spontaneous growth of his own fresh and unsophisticated mind.
According to the same authority, one of the greatest delights of Edward the Confessor was "to follow a pack of swift hounds in pursuit of game, and to cheer them with his voice."
The guinea-fowl likes to hide her nest in out-of-the-way places, and it was one of my greatest delights to hunt for the eggs in the long grass.
My soul delights in the repose and gracious curves of the Venus; and in Barre's bronzes the secrets of the jungle are revealed to me.
She has a very sociable disposition, and delights in the companionship of those who can follow the rapid motions of her fingers; but if left alone she will amuse herself for hours at a time with her knitting or sewing.
He has two neighbours, who live still farther north; one is King Winter, a cross and churlish old monarch, who is hard and cruel, and delights in making the poor suffer and weep; but the other neighbour is Santa Claus, a fine, good-natured, jolly old soul, who loves to do good, and who brings presents to the poor, and to nice little children at Christmas.
A ruddy and lusty old dame, who delights in all weathers and seasons, and is likely to outlive all her children yet.
"The hours are the same, and the lathe, and also the mathematics and my geometry lessons," said Princess Mary gleefully, as if her lessons in geometry were among the greatest delights of her life.
Escape from the commercialized tourist resorts of Phuket and Pee Pee and discover the delights of Krabi - sea, sand and sunshine.
All are filled with clear glass, which suffuses the interior with a soft light that mellows the delights awaiting the curious.
He does n't miss a trick, He delights in every detail of your life.
I also was introduced to the delights of yummy, scrummy, everso chewable ' Bunny Bazaar ' products !
A good piece of art also delights visitors and serves as a conversation starter.
Before you apply your new decorating wizardry, start with a good idea of the challenges and potential delights ahead of you.
In addition to numerous games and delights, there are foods that you can give to them and you can have up to three other pets to help keep them company.
These gastronomical delights can be anything from personal to quite generic.
Edible delights, like a muffin recipe that has been passed down through the family for generations, can also be used as favors.
Sometimes, an object's aesthetic value will give it an irresistible quality, so be sure to find a shower curtain that delights the eyes.
By adding Alaska cruise tours onto standard seven-day cruise vacations, travelers can explore the state's interior and come face to face with many natural delights, including wolves, caribou, moose, bears, and more.
The voyages feature a BBQ buffet complete with regional delights.
Pet parents enjoy giving their fur babies special treats and presents such as holiday gift baskets loaded with scrumptious munchies, stockings filled with delectable delights or gift bags holding tasty tidbits.
C. Coelestis delights in light warm soils.
This will grow well almost anywhere, although, like the wild plants that colors the meadows with its softhued flowers, it delights in swampy ground.
It is somewhat precocious to grow, and the sun must not reach the leaves, which are easily scorched and checked, but it delights in surrounding warmth, and requires moisture when growth starts in the spring and throughout the summer.
It delights in moist nooks at the base of the rock garden, though quite happy in deep light soil.
It delights in an exposed position on the rock garden, with an open space on which to creep.
As this Ranunculus delights in moist soil, water should be given if there is a scarcity of rain.
On dreary late winter days we can bolster our spirits with winter garden delights.
Enjoy these delights of spring as indoor flowers much the same way you would enjoy a flower arrangement.
Whether you live in an apartment with a sunny balcony or a rural farm, strawberries are one of the easiest fruits to grow in the home garden and richly reward the gardener with sweet delights as summer gets underway.
You can substitute shortening for butter in recipes for cookies and other baked delights, but they won't taste exactly the same.
Corn dogs, turkey legs, ice cream, pizza, taffy, and fudge are other decadent delights to curb the hunger of eager park guests.
Racer: This classic white wooden coaster delights riders in a smooth out-and-back race between two trains, one of which rides backwards for additional thrills.
Over the years, the seasonal celebration has grown to much greater proportions and now spooktacular delights can be found throughout the park with different fear factors suitable for all ages and dispositions.
Squire's Grill - From fresh stew in a bread bowl to an eggnog cheesecake, this little shop of delights is a must-visit for Christmas Town goers.
Running at 60 frames per second, Soul Calibur 3 delights and may even surprise you.
He is, in fact, a savant in the area of language, and delights in comparing linguistic systems, although he does not have the mental capacity to live independently.
Children's art, especially a drawing, represents one of the delights of childhood.
What results on the paper is accidental and often delights the child, even though it is indistinguishable to adults.
For these audiences, the show provides new delights each season.
Hamilton Beach's commercial milkshake machine is similar to what age-old soda shops used to use to create a myriad of mixed ice cream and soda delights.
Make sure to add a gift tag so the recipient knows all the cookies are actually edible delights for their enjoyment.
Chocolate and other foods are sensual delights, with the intimacy of feeding each other combining with the advantage that you both will taste the same when you kiss!
Once you have figured out what delights him, the idea is to take that and find a way to give him something that he would never get himself.
While the hotel may be more expensive than what you'd ordinarily consider, by staying close to home you can afford to splurge on a larger room, in-room whirlpool, spa treatments, or other decadent delights.
Impressing Others: A bride-to-be delights in showing off her engagement ring, but she should not be concerned with showing off its price simultaneously.
Fossil delights in designing products that retain 1950's nostalgia.
Librans crave the passion, intensity and sensual delights of the early stages of romance the way others need to meet their basic survival needs.
Leo is intensely creative, and Aquarius delights in the fact that the fifth sign can take the world of ideas and make it a reality.
All aboard for sleepy time delights when you treat your child to this Thomas & Friends train bed.
You can use these cost-effective ingredients to make casseroles, tacos and other delights for your family.
From the soapy gothic drama of Dark Shadows in the 1960s to the twenty-first century gothic delights of The Vampire Diaries, soap operas have had a wide appeal for their stories of every day people in not so every day situations.
Meals can be turned into five-course delights easily for a higher price.
This Divine Casio BABY-G FLOWER PINK WATCH delights the hearts.
The watches here showcase exceptional design that delights the senses and quality craftsmanship that lasts forever.
French cooking: Simple recipes prepared in class or samples of French food can teach youngsters the delights of French cuisine as well as French food vocabulary.
Get out there and experience a world of sheer delights.
Refreshingly feminine with its delicate embroidery and scalloped edges, this is a baby doll that delights the senses!
Ready to delve into good, old 80s delights?
She delights in buying clothes and talking about how brilliant her children are.
The restaurant serves up mouthwatering seafood delights in a classy atmosphere.
After sampling the barbecue delights around here, it might be a good idea to get some exercise.
If you were not expecting culinary delights here, you will be pleasantly surprised.
The restaurant is very casual and delights visitors with the area's freshest seafood served in a nautical-themed setting.
Carnivores can relax, because alongside the "carrot loaf" and "tofu in oriental orange sauce," meaty delights such as steaks, chicken and shrimp are also on the menu.
And delight of delights; there's a pretty young girl in the game!
At the least he wrote a great history, one which can never be disregarded by future writers on his period, be their opinions what they may; which attracts and delights a multitude of readers, and is a splendid example of literary form and grace in historical composition.
This eatery specializes in chicken, slow cooked beans and fried plantains, among other culinary delights.
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