To his wife's quickened ears, it was charged with lingering regret for frustrated plans and palpitant with his consciousness of life's evanescence
and of the futility of his own success.
Very orderly and methodical he looked, with a hand on each knee, and a loud watch ticking a sonorous sermon under his flapped waist-coat, as though it pitted its gravity and longevity against the levity and evanescence
of the brisk fire.
And it is not my own extremity I remember best--a vision of grayness without form filled with physical pain, and a careless contempt for the evanescence
of all things--even of this pain itself.
So that to this hunter's wondrous skill, the proverbial evanescence
of a thing writ in water, a wake, is to all desired purposes well nigh as reliable as the steadfast land.
I take this evanescence
and lubricity of all objects, which lets them slip through our fingers then when we clutch hardest, to be the most unhandsome part of our condition.
The star, who is mates with Eminem, also hit out at rock group Evanescence
, who took the Grammy for best breakthrough artist.
Led by Amy Lee and songwriting partner Ben Moody, Evanescence
enjoyed success from the off in the UK with their debut single Bring Me To Life reaching No 1.
The rapper showed his anger at being snubbed when Evanescence
took to the stage to receive their Best New Artist award.
Missy Elliott, Eminem, Evanescence
, 50 Cent, Chad Hugo, Ricky Skaggs, JustinTimberlake, Luther Vandross and the late Warren Zevon had five nominations each.
Justin Timberlake I'm Lovin It, Rachel Stevens Funky Dory, Christina Aguilera Voice Within, Nelly Furtado Powerless, Big Brovaz It Ain't What You Do, Texas See It Through, Cheeky Girls Have A Cheeky Christmas, Cliff Richard Santa'sList, Kelly & Ozzy Osbourne Changes, Evanescence
My Immortal, Jean Jacques Smoothie Keep It Movin', Alicia Keys You Don't KnowMy Name, Korn Right Now, Good Charlotte The Young & The Hopeless, Spiller Sola, Jay Z Change Clothes, Finger Eleven Good Times, Ravonettes Heartbreak Stoll