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" There were many words that you could not stand to hear and finally only the names of places had dignity. "
Locations of the Sacred: Essays on Religion, Literature, and Canadian Culture - Page vii
by William Closson James - 1998 - 270 pages
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The American Mind: An Interpretation of American Thought and Character Since ...

Henry Steele Commager - History - 1950 - 476 pages
...confessed himself embarrassed, "by the words sacred, glorious, sacrifice, and the expression in vain . . . There were many words that you could not stand to...and finally only the names of places had dignity." Hemingway, Dos Passos, and Wolfe had all emerged in the twenties as Fitzgerald's Sad Young Men, as...
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A Selection from Scrutiny, Volume 1

Frank R. Leavis - English literature - 1968 - 311 pages
...sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it ... There were many words that you could not stand to...and finally only the names of places had dignity; but to admit fear of them is to admit belief in their existence, and it is the essence of the code...
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Fictional Space in the Modernist and Post-modernist American Novel

Carl Darryl Malmgren - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 240 pages
...the sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done to the meat except bury it. There were many words that you could not stand to...and finally only the names of places had dignity. Certain numbers were the same way and certain dates and these with the names of the places were all...
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Novel and Film: Essays in Two Genres

Bruce Morrissette - Literary Criticism - 1985 - 181 pages
...sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing were done with the meat except to bury it. There were many words that you could not stand to...and finally only the names of places had dignity. Certain numbers were the same way and certain dates and these with the names of the places were all...
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The Critic Agonistes: Psychology, Myth, and the Art of Fiction

Daniel Weiss - English literature - 1985 - 270 pages
...sacred, glorious and sacrifice and the expression, in vain. . . . There were many words that you could stand to hear and finally only the names of places had dignity. . . . Abstract words such as glory, honor, courage or hallow were obscene beside the concrete names...
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Erstarrtes Denken: Studien zu Klischee, Stereotyp und Vorurteil in ...

GŁnther Blaicher - American literature - 1987 - 372 pages
...sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it. There were many words that you could not stand to...and finally only the names of places had dignity. Certain numbers were the same way and certain dates and these with the names of the places were all...
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New Essays on A Farewell to Arms

Scott Donaldson - Literary Collections - 1990 - 140 pages
...sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it. There were many words that you could not stand to...and finally only the names of places had dignity. Certain numbers were the same way and certain dates and these with the names of the places were all...
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The Concept of Modernism

Astradur Eysteinsson - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 265 pages
...for a long time, and I had seen nothing sacred and the things that were glorious had no glory. . . . There were many words that you could not stand to...and finally only the names of places had dignity. Certain numbers were the same way and cer63. James loyce, Finnegans Wake (New York: Viking Press, 1959),...
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The Aims of Representation: Subject, Text, History

Murray Krieger - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 280 pages
...sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it. There were many words that you could not stand to...and finally only the names of places had dignity. Certain numbers were the same way and certain dates and these with the names of the places were all...
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The Perils of Prosperity, 1914-1932

William E. Leuchtenburg - Business & Economics - 2010 - 332 pages
...sacrifices were like the stockyards at Chicago if nothing was done with the meat except to bury it. There were many words that you could not stand to...and finally only the names of places had dignity. In repudiating the shibboleths of the day, the intellectuals revolted against the assumptions of progressive...
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