(4) As these examples show, medieval people ascribed eschatological significance to the mundane manufacture of written texts, a hermeneutics that accounts for their multifarious figures for the resurrected body: a seed that sprouts to generate new life, an egg that hatches, a tree that blooms after winter, a statue that is reforged, a skeleton that is "reclothed
," a phoenix that rises from its ashes, a temple that is rebuilt.
And the great concluding chorus praising conjugal love has another dumb-show as Florestan and Leonore are reclothed
in their husband-andwife best.
At the door I take off my clothes of the day, covered with mud and mire, and put on my regal and courtly garments; and decently reclothed
, I enter the ancient courts of ancient men, where, received by them lovingly, I feed on the food that alone is mine and that I was born for.
her, covered her in the sheet and left her."
Under her watch, little kids with wet pants were comforted and reclothed
from the lost-and-found box, grumpy bigger kids were coaxed into submission with a cookie, and haughty teenagers were reminded to roll their eyes less and pay attention more.
(27) The process of editing, and the financial demands of publication, suggest that 'Holy Willie's Prayer' could not have been reclothed
as The Prayer of Holy Willie, A.
And though he won both to reach the last four in York, he called for the table to be reclothed
The 1929 settlement had "'reclothed
' the Holy See with territorial sovereignty over the minuscule state of Vatican City" (Pollard, The Vatican and Italian Fascism, 80).
It was at her behest that Christopher Sly was reclothed
as a nobleman and when the players arrived she welcomed them warmly, accepting their offer of service.
However, the panic felt by punters who were hoping to see plenty of sizeable compilations changed to relief when it was announced that the tables would be inspected and reclothed
on the second weekend of the tournament.
More important, recognition of the pierrot as the outmoded garment behind the deletions on page 67 of Volume the Third confirms Doody's highly astute deductions as to the cultural significance of these deletions--while bearing out her compelling, critical account of how Austen reclothed
her "rough, violent, sexy, joky" (98) writings of the revolutionary decade of the 1790s in a "Regency walking dress" of at least ostensible decorum and propriety.