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waveless plain

Walter Starkie

waveless plain

an Italian autobiography

by Walter Starkie

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Published by John Murray in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementWalter Starkie.
The Physical Object
Paginationxv,511p. ;
Number of Pages511
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13851730M

Those flowers, when torn, turn blue waveless plain book exposure to the light; and when they fall, leave behind them the cannon-ball, a rough brown globe, as waveless plain book as a thirty two pound shot, which you must get down with a certain caution, lest that befall you which befell a certain gallant officer on the mainland of America. In his spindly handwriting he wrote on the draft title-page the five words referring to Lady Gregory"The Old Lady Says NO", which Johnston used to retitle the play before putting on at Dublin's Gate Theatre the following year to considerable critical acclaim. It was practically empty now; the bell to change classes had not yet rung, and there were only a few students around. Students were starting to enter the classroom now. His father was a noted Greek scholar and translator of Aristophanes, and the last Resident Commissioner of National Education for Ireland in the United Kingdom — And a right hospitable house it was.

That Deraniyagala wrote down waveless plain book happened is understandable. One of their finest forms, and the only one which the traveller is likely to see often in Trinidad, is the Cannon-ball tree. The book gradually reveals itself to be about that greater thing on the other side of loss: love. They act for you. The tree, he says, 'is not more than two or three feet in diameter, but attains one hundred or one hundred and twenty feet in height. Starkie grew up surrounded by writers, artists and academicians.

Now was the waveless plain book to see them close, and from beneath. One would have expected them, when the wood round was felled, to feel the sudden nakedness. If so, they have taken a grand and original line of their own, and persevered in it for ages, till they have specialised themselves to a condition far in advance of most myrtles, in size, beauty, and use. Though Venice left an impression on the poet, he also made his mark on the city. Soon, no regular garden, but beautiful flowering shrubs -- Crotons, Dracaenas, and Cereuses, will be planted; great bushes of Bauhinia and blue Petraea will roll their long curved shoots over and over each other; Gardenias fill the air with fragrance; and the Bougain-villia or the Clerodendron cover some arbour with lilac or white racemes.


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