This Narrative contains many affecting incidents, many passages of great eloquence and power; but I think the most thrilling one of them all is the de- scription DOUGLASS gives of his feelings, as he stood soliloquizing respecting his fate, and the chances of his one day being a freeman, on the banks of the Chesapeake Bay--viewing the receding vessels as they flew with their white wings before the breeze, and apostrophizing
them as animated by the living spirit of freedom.
Angel had come as pupil to this dairy in the idea that his temporary existence here was to be the merest episode in his life, soon passed through and early forgotten; he had come as to a place from which as from a screened alcove he could calmly view the absorbing world without, and, apostrophizing
it with Walt Whitman--
the descending figure, with the aid of her threatening mitten, 'and all your art shall never blind me.
continued the admiral, apostrophizing
his nephew in red-hot irritation, and addressing himself to the dogs on the hearth-rug for want of a better audience.
It was what I thought when I stood before "The Last Supper" and heard men apostrophizing
wonders, and beauties and perfections which had faded out of the picture and gone, a hundred years before they were born.
The drift remains outside of the poem's insistent apostrophizing
And no more of this apostrophizing
ventriloquy, with which you would have no patience.
He possesses a pleasing lyric tenor, his aria apostrophizing
Pamina's portrait passionate but smoothly phrased.
Many writers, turning away from the "empty" narratives of communism (Kurt Drawert) and the "death-zone" of the Soviet bloc (Venclova), goaded their fellow citizens by apostrophizing
newly redefined nation-states: "you, Eastern country, swing about / and believe" (Kerstin Hensel).
Stanza eight opens by apostrophizing
Kallman again, now in light of the catalog of love's deformities the speaker has presented thus far: "Beloved, we are always in the wrong" (113).
would have been in no doubt that Hamlet was apostrophizing
the hidden bird, Sepehri believes that the song of the bird dissolves the sense of time.