Their unrestrained laughter filling the hot, fern-clad ravine had a soulless limpidity
, as of wild, inhuman dwellers in tropical woodlands.
Across the warm brown of her cheek her blown hair glittered like silver wire; and her eyes too looked lighter, almost pale in their youthful limpidity
Her extreme limpidity
was almost provoking, and I felt for the moment that she would have been more satisfactory if she had been less ingenuous.
The properties of Zecchin's incomparable designs are perfectly conveyed by the art critic Roberto Papini who, in 1923, wrote: 'Vittorio Zecchin, one of the most exquisite artists Italy has today, has the merit to have understood first, again, that glass from his Murano has two essential qualities: lightness and limpidity
, the more evident and joyous the more they are contained in forms of simple elegance and harmony.
69) One goal of using the standard clear glass bottles was to facilitate the interdiction of contraband, another was to underline the perfect limpidity
of the new, modern liquor, and a third was to promote the growth of a fledgling--and French-owned--glass industry.
in many of his paintings [we find] a folk lyricism characterized by limpidity
of color, freshness, and something of the openness we encounter in legends and folklore.
With such clarity, limpidity
and purity of light, Orlina is able to work on a clean slate.
In addition, it is darkly funny, marvelously observant and written with a confidence and limpidity
that make it a really remarkable novel.
The horizontal print, mesmerising in its illusionistic play of light over azure limpidity
, serves as a stage for a procession of ceramic fish and automobiles that circulates counterclockwise in a large lemniscate (infinity symbol).
Yet, despite the author's efforts to make his soul transparent to readers, its limpidity
is vitiated by elements that recount truthful life.
Santayana also complains about the formlessness of Browning's dramatic monologues: "Even his short poems have no completeness, no limpidity
It remains difficult to guard the limpidity
of thinking, i.