He was a man not merely religious, but devout; a firm believer--not as the phrase is now elusively
construed by theological thimble-riggers in the Church and out of it, but in the old and ardent sense of the Evangelical school: one who could
Then came a little valley overgrown with the pale purple bloom of thistles and elusively
haunted with their perfume.
I was endeavouring to gather the loose ends of many thoughts and memories which flitted elusively
through my tired and overwrought brain.
Yet did it quiver under the finger-tip caress in rhythmic vibrations that became whisperings and rustlings and mutterings of sound--but of sound so different; so elusively
thin that it was shimmeringly sibilant; so mellow that it was maddening sweet, piping like an elfin horn, which last was just what Bassett decided would be like a peal from some bell of the gods reaching earthward from across space.
For these two men had SEEN her, while to me she was only being "presented," elusively
, in vanishing words, in the shifting tones of an unfamiliar voice.
Zog fails pretty much across the board and Madame Dragon's gold stars remain elusively
out of reach.
To India's literary-minded he also featured in 2018's Latitudes of Longing, Shubhangi Swarup's novel in which the Earth's geological nature is also a character: in it, an Indian scientist working in the Himalayan glaciers hallucinates (or is it hallucination?) about a yellow-eyed Yeti wandering about elusively
on the ice outside.
Did that oneness with the Father God seem elusively
difficult to re-capture?
And to go even further beyond, to the elusively
hidden Double O arch, requires nerves of steel as you shimmy over a monumentally steep stone 'fin'.
And to go even farther beyond, to the elusively
hidden Double O arch, requires nerves of steel as you shimmy over a monumentally steep stone "fin".
Perhaps this has to do with its position as a frontier--at the crossroads of South Asia, Southeast Asia and East Asia--where it is elusively
difficult to chart exactly what is happening.
Thus, we have elusively
experience ourselves as independent, separated from the living network.