movelessly

movelessly

(ˈmuːvlɪslɪ)
adv
in a motionless manner
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Shakespeare's comparison of Octavia to a feather afloat illustrates in one rhetorical figure the dilemma that emerges from Hall's and Lipsius's imagery in combination: a woman who floats movelessly as "swan's down" upon the surface of the sea, inclining neither way, is identical to one trapped by the equally rough currents besetting her from contrary directions (William Shakespeare, Antony and Cleopatra [London: Everyman, 1989], 3.
Our stare must dance, a stare-dance, star-dance, the Dog Star Man movelessly struggling up the mountainside, tortured and restrained by colors, images, deliquescences.