Senior's list of rarely used words in Covenant include "anodyne," "roborant," "attar," "carious, "bedizened," and "verdigris" (25), to which we could add words like "visage," "mien," "expostulation," "incarnadine
," and "ichor." Many other more familiar words are used in unfamiliar ways; throughout the series, the word "despite" frequently appears in its archaic sense as a noun form of "despise" to refer to contempt, disdain, or hatred.
We are the hour's cortege, incarnadine
in the glow of
But "The multitudinous seas incarnadine
" in Macbeth also conforms, once the second "i" of "multitudinous" has been slurred as non-syllabic: "The MULtiTUD(i)nous SEAS inCARnaDINE
No, This my hand will rather the multitudinous seas incarnadine
Making the green one red, remarked Shakespeares Macbeth consumed with guilt, manifesting his emotional conundrum shortly after murdering King Duncan.
(blow) V(vb/adj): bowed (bent), incarnadine
(dye flesh-coloured, an old
Truly, we admire Shakespeare, as has often been pointed out, for his combination of Anglo-Saxon and Latinate words, as in the phrase "the multitudinous seas incarnadine
" (Macbeth 2.2.59).
The artists entire suite of Philippine Madonna is an alternation of pastel pinks and blues, with occasional flashes of incarnadine
That outpouring of flowers from an upper window, washing down like a sea incarnadine
around the white walls of the medieval fortress.
Mary Szybist's Incarnadine
, recent winner of the National Book Award, announces its location in the realm of creative doubt with its epigraph from Simone Weil's Gravity and Grace: "The mysteries of faith are degraded if they are made into an object of affirmation and negation, when in reality they should be an object of contemplation." The book is a series of highly original meditations and improvisations on the theme of the Annunciation, when Gabriel tells Mary that she will give birth to Jesus.
Indeed, anyone who challenged the proceeding, either from a legal or a humanitarian standpoint, laid himself open to the suspicion of being to some extent incarnadine
. As a matter of fact, the great majority of those arrested, yea, even those deported, were perfectly harmless, deluded individuals, many of them unable to speak a word of English, with little or no comprehension of the principles or the purposes of the political party of which upon one consideration or another they had become nominal members, offenders against the letter but not the spirit of the law.
Also nominated were Diane Raptosh's ''American Amnesiac,'' Matt Rasmussen's ''Black Aperture,'' Martha Ronk's ''Transfer of Qualities'' and Mary Szybist's ''Incarnadine
, the True Memoirs of Count Dracula, 2009; C.