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#1. Ahhhh ... I see. I think. Perhaps I don't. It may be easier to grasp if you presented it in a musical format. A lyrical song or two, accompanied by a whimsical dance to interpret the words. - Author: Nicole Sager
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#2. The Sochi Games is not only my second Olympics, but the 'retirement stage' for me, so I want to have a greater experience than any other competition before. In the past, I had strong concepts for short programs and lyrical ones for the long. But this time, it's the other way around. - Author: Kim Yuna
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#3. Here I stand on the brink of war again, a citizen of no place, no time, no country but my own ... and that a land lapped by no sea but blood, bordered only by the outlines of a face long-loved. - Author: Diana Gabaldon
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#4. For the source of the short story is usually lyrical. And all writers speak from, and speak to, emotions eternally the same in all of us: love, pity, terror do not show favorites or leave any of us out. - Author: Eudora Welty
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#5. You can find me in the melodies, the chord progressions, the song style and structure. The lyrical places you fine me most are in the lyrics that 'show' more than 'tell.' I like to describe what the listener is seeing and let them make up the middle rather than telling them. - Author: Kristian Bush
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#6. Incredible. It is just incredible that you can notice something like that when your face is so cold you can't feel it anymore, and you know perfectly well you are surrounded by death, and the only way to stay alive is to endure the howling wind and hold your course. And still the sky is beautiful. - Author: Elizabeth Wein
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#7. I read 'Sabella or The Blood Stone' by Tanith Lee, which was hugely influential to me. I love Tanith's writing. She's just really lyrical, beautiful use of language. - Author: Holly Black
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#8. I wish I could write lyrical poems, but I just write the way they come. - Author: Tom Paulin
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#9. Are you okay?' 'What do you mean?' 'You stopped talking. Just sat there looking intense.' 'Sorry. I had a stretch of interior monologue. Slightly lyrical. Takes a while to get through. - Author: Michael Marshall Smith
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#10. A lot of the lyrical ideas do have a lot of meaning in a way, although it is somewhat abstracted. - Author: Thurston Moore
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#11. The music I desire must be supple enough to adapt itself to the lyrical effusions of the soul and the fantasy of dreams. - Author: Claude Debussy
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#12. All lyrical work must, as a whole, be perfectly intelligible, but in some particulars a little unintelligible. - Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
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#13. And if you don't live, you have nothing to write about. - Author: Maynard James Keenan
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#14. Daemon spoke in his language. The lyrical quality of his words made no sense to me.
"What did you say?" I asked.
"There's really no translation for it," he said, "but the closest human words would be, you are beautiful to me. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#15. Did no one tell him that pain lives in this sand, dug in and watered with our blood? - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#16. Cheryl Strayed reminds us, in her lyrical and courageous memoir Wild, of what it means to be fully alive, even in the face of catastrophe, physical and psychic hardship, and loss. - Author: Mira Bartok
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#17. The language of soul ... possesses a pronounced lyrical quality which is frequently incompatible to any music other than that ceaseless and relentlessly driving rhythm that flows from poignantly spent ideas. - Author: Claude Brown
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#18. Some people start with the lyrics first because they know what they want to talk about and they just write a whole bunch of lyrical ideas, but for me the music tells me what to talk about. - Author: John Legend
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#19. Calico Kitty

My calico kitty
was painted and primed
she could prowl
the night away ~
without spending a dime... - Author: Muse
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#20. The birds, the poets of the animal creation - what though they never get beyond the lyrical! - awoke to utter their own joy, and awake like joy in others of God's children. - Author: George MacDonald
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#21. Who among us has not dreamt, in moments of ambition, of the miracle of a poetic prose, musical without rhythm and rhyme, supple and staccato enough to adapt to the lyrical stirrings of the soul, the undulations of dreams, and sudden leaps of consciousness. - Author: Charles Baudelaire
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#22. Half a page
and the morning is already ancient. - Author: Michael Ondaatje
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#23. My mom was a folk singer and Celtic harpist. My dad was in a barbershop quartet and my great grandma was an opera singer. As I grew up, I discovered pop music and Top 40 radio, but it was in the '90s, so music was very different then - it was really lyrical. - Author: Skylar Grey
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#24. A lyrical, brave and complex novel that takes enormous risks and pulls them all off. - Author: Peter Straub
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#25. I like clever songs. I like songs that make people think and I try to have substance in all my records, even with 'Sweet Dreams' how it was a club record and it was up tempo, but it was melodic and it was, like, lyrical. - Author: Rico Love
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#26. I danced with Jacques d'Amboise. At that time, he was the tallest man in the company. So it was a different kind of choreography. It was lyrical. - Author: Patricia McBride
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#27. I look at WorldstarHipHop in the morning, Bossip, Global Grind, and everything in between, but it's all so quick, I don't even think about it. And I've never been a fan of lyrical or socially conscious rap music. - Author: Harmony Korine
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#28. I saw Joseph Cornell's lyrical work for the first time at the Museum of Modern Art in the late seventies and have internalized many of his boxes. - Author: Siri Hustvedt
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#29. You can be a permanent fixture in my lyrical mixture. - Author: Eminem
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#30. Once we start hitting lyrical themes that can whack you from all these different perspectives, we know we're onto something special. - Author: Chester Bennington
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#31. When I write songs I write for myself ... I'm writing it as a form of expression, and hoping to find an audience, an audience that responds to music that is honest and lyrical and tells stories. - Author: Patti Scialfa
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#32. It is poetic and lyrical; words that spill forth like cool waters into the dusty dry rock bed of the Soul desiring love. It has been said that I've lived in the desert all my life and do not know what it means to be wet. - Author: Sophia Rose
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#33. PRIMAL TEARS is a novel of tremendous power. Passionate and erotic, at times tenderly lyrical, it confronts head-on, without flinching, brutal environmental and feminist politics. Its protagonist, Sage, is unique, magical, and haunting. - Author: Kate Wilhelm
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#34. The duty of a lyrical poet is not to express or explain, it is to intensify life. - Author: James Stephens
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#35. Primitive times are lyrical, ancient times epical, modern times dramatic. The ode sings of eternity, the epic imparts solemnity tohistory, the drama depicts life. The characteristic of the first poetry is ingeniousness, of the second, simplicity, of the third, truth. - Author: Victor Hugo
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#36. As far as I can tell, writing the essays didn't change the way I wrote poetry. Although the essays contain scattered passages that might be called lyrical, they often contain closed statements of what is only suggested in the poetry. - Author: Pattiann Rogers
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#37. 'Elect the Dead' is a rock record that takes you on a journey with different types of genres integrated, different lyrical themes digested, and many fun and colorful moments to enjoy. - Author: Serj Tankian
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#38. Everything in nature is lyrical in its ideal essence, tragic in its fate, and comic in its existence. - Author: George Santayana
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#39. Love tone, rhythm, lyrical or melodic structure from heart to love! is the interlude of true love. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#40. But just make someone who has fallen in love listen to his stomach rumble, and the unity of body and soul, that lyrical illusion of the age of science , instantly fades away. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#41. I really appreciate Frank Ocean's lyrical style, I appreciate the way that he can kind of draw you into this personal space, but it's still lyrical. It's almost poetic, in a way, but it's very personal at the same time. - Author: Alicia Keys
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#42. I'm trying to create a collection of stories - the 'U.F.O.W.A.V.E.' songs are all stories. I haven't really taken direct lyrical influence from other songwriters, but my dad bought me a book of W.H. Auden's poems when I was younger, and the imagery really interested me. - Author: King Krule
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#43. Working with (new collaborators) and letting people in to try new melodies and new lyrical ideas was very hard. - Author: Gwen Stefani
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#44. A phallocentric culture is more likely to begin its censorship purges with books on pelvic self-examination for women or bookscontaining lyrical paeans to lesbianism than with See Him Tear and Kill Her or similar Mickey-Spillanesque titles. - Author: Robin Morgan
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#45. I don't want to, in any way, characterize a race or a people or get accused of racial profiling, but the Irish, as lyrical and romantic as they can be in their poetry, they can be every bit as repressed in their personal relations. - Author: Stephen Lang
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#46. I've programmed myself musically to come up with love-feeling tracks that are romantic, sexy, but classy, all in one. And that's the challenge. Once I create that music, then the lyrical content starts to come - you know, the stories and things like that. - Author: R. Kelly
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#47. Lyrical content is very important to me. I'm always trying to make sure the lyrics and music complement each other perfectly. - Author: Matt Smith
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#48. I'm no lyrical stylist; you wouldn't pick me for a perfect sentence, and I certainly wouldn't describe my novels as intellectual. - Author: Joanna Trollope
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#49. To intoxicate the masses until they were heady with the wine of inspiration was all I lived for. To me, this was elixir ... I wax lyrical. I literally am overcome, and this is transmitted to my listeners. - Author: Sukarno
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#50. If I imagine the genesis of a novelist in the form of an exemplary tale, a "myth," that genesis looks to me like a conversion story: Saul becoming Paul; the novelist being born from the ruins of his lyrical world. - Author: Milan Kundera
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#51. Fluid, lyrical and with a unique sensitivity to her characters, Jax Cassidy's work is as sensual as it is emotional. This is definitely an author to keep your eye on! - Author: Eden Bradley
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#52. As I have continued to make music and progress as an artist, I think I am steadily getting better at expanding my lyrical content and defining who I am as an artist. - Author: Mike Stud
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#53. My poems tend to be more celebratory and lyrical, and the novels so far pretty dark. Poetry doesn't seem to me to be an appropriate tool for exploring that. - Author: John Burnside
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#54. I certainly believe you can write a narrative lyric or a lyrical narrative - why not a nyric or a larrative? - Author: Matthea Harvey
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#55. During that year by the railroad embankment, at the time of my father's complete disaster, distance meant for us not only some faraway lyrical splendor but also the exceedingly utilitarian idea of running away, the deliverance from fear and hunger. - Author: Danilo Kis
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#56. I'd say that my musical influences are anywhere from pop-rock electronica, new age and classical. But I think that specifically, bands - I love Jem, I love Sigur Ross, I love David Gray, I love Elliot Smith ... a lot of different people. But I don't find lyrical inspiration from anybody. - Author: Emmy Rossum
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#57. I tell you all the time, you will never be able to replace me with a brass and steam contraption. - Author: Maeve Alpin
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#58. It is a fine art because it strives for an ideal, not only in plastic but also in lyrical respect. - Author: August Bournonville
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#59. There's a fierce practicality and empiricism which the whole imaginative, lyrical aspect of poetry comes from. - Author: David Whyte
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#60. Carol Guess's poems are sexy, intuitive, angry, and hopeful. These lyrical narratives measure the impossibly small distance between love and fear. They are a reminder that we're all vulnerable little vessels filled by the people who can break us. - Author: Zachary Schomburg
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#61. I like to move around in the landscape between poetry and prose, between the lyrical and the narrative. - Author: Rigoberto Gonzalez
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#62. A play's got to be a dramatic event, not a lyrical event. It's not music, it's not poetry, it's not dance, it's not narrative - it's dramaticit's about conflict. It's about forces coming together. - Author: Romulus Linney
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#63. When they were all ready, Halpern again counted them in, and the lyrical clarinet line floated over the strings and, Max felt, out of the open window and on, out and out over the hot, dusty July city like summer rain. - Author: Lucy Beckett
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#64. Jazz is the expression of America's romantic self, its sensual potency, its lyrical force. - Author: Anais Nin
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#65. Songs are out there - they're waiting to be grabbed. I start with a phrase, musical and lyrical, words like 'I don't think so' and a nice riff. It rolls from there. - Author: Ronnie Wood
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#66. Miracles happen, lyrical inhalation of poetry, you will not stop my words from breathing. - Author: Delano Johnson
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#67. Sung to the tune of O Christmas Tree
O woe is me,
O woe is me,
I used to have a hamster tree,
But it was eaten by a newt,
And now I have no cuddly fruit,
O woe is me,
O woe is me,
I used to have a hamster tree! - Author: Clive Barker
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#68. Beauty is lyrical. Ugliness is elegiac. - Author: Mason Cooley
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#69. I said Yo Jay, I can rap. And I spit this rap that said I'm killin' ya'll *****s on this lyrical sh*t, mayonnaise colored benz, I push miracle whips. - Author: Kanye West
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#70. Logic , like lyrical poetry , is no employment for the middle-aged - Author: John Maynard Keynes
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#71. My skills are musical, not lyrical. - Author: Brian Wilson
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#72. When I perform Strauss, it is as if the music fits me like a glove. My voice seems to lie in a happy area in this music, which is lyrical and passionate at the same time. - Author: Kiri Te Kanawa
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#73. The trumpet was not a lyrical singing instrument. - Author: Herb Alpert
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#74. It's spring giving way to summer, balmy air smelling of roses, hot skin meeting the cold shock of the ocean, starry nights as warm as kisses. - Author: Sarah McCarry
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#75. I don't get into heavy political numbers because I don't find them lyrical. - Author: James Taylor
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#76. I am convinced that God is love, this thought has for me a primitive lyrical validity. When it is present to me, I am unspeakably blissful, when it is absent, I long for it more vehemently than does the lover for his object. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
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#77. A lot of time, I'd spell things in standard English instead of phonetically because I want people to understand what's going on. It's also very lyrical, and the great thing about lyrical prose is even when you're not totally sure of the words, you can be swayed by the musicality of it. - Author: Marlon James
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#78. 'Angels in America' - which is composed of two three-hour plays, 'Millennium Approaches' and 'Perestroika' - proved to be a watershed drama, the most lyrical and ambitious augury of an era since Tennessee Williams's 'The Glass Menagerie.' - Author: John Lahr
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#79. Reaching deep into the heart of the reader, Cindy Woodsmall pens a beautifully lyrical story in her debut novel When the Heart Cries. - Author: Tamera Alexander
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#80. Traditionally poetry is written in lines. But the prose poem is the kind of poem that isn't written in lines. It is lyrical prose that uses the tricks of poetry, such as dense imagery. This is a big topic of debate in poetry land. There's no perfect definition. - Author: Campbell McGrath
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#81. I lost many literary battles the day I read 'Their Eyes Were Watching God.' I had to concede that occasionally aphorisms have their power. I had to give up the idea that Keats had a monopoly on the lyrical. - Author: Zadie Smith
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#82. I've accompanied several dying people on their travels, and the desert seems to be a favored destination. It is very hot and dry and lyrical in its own way. - Author: Edmund White
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#83. So if you're going to write about race, you have to make sure it's so lyrical and subtle that the reader who doesn't read between the lines won't even know it's about race. - Author: Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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#84. So you want to know all about me, Who
I am
What chance meeting of brush and canvas painted
the face
you see? what made me despise the girl
in the mirror
enough to transform her, turn her into a stranger,
only not. - Author: Ellen Hopkins
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#85. Melissa Pritchard's prose, that darkly lyrical firmament, is brightened by the dizzy luminous arrangement of her stars and satellites, her great gifts to us: humor, irony, kindness, brilliance. - Author: Antonya Nelson
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#86. The sea, the snotgreen sea, the scrotumtightening sea. - Author: James Joyce
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#87. The connoisseurs sniff, categorise, rank, price, demote.
Celadons, the colour caught between green and blue, get sky after rain, and kingfishers, and iced water, all of which are lyrical. - Author: Edmund De Waal
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#88. I'm into the lyrical side of rap. I listen to some old Eminem songs and think, 'Wow, he's a genius.' He's one of the greatest poets of our time. Even when he's out of control, like on 'Cold Wind Blows,' it's incredible. - Author: Phoebe Tonkin
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#89. I think I'm better than I was in my younger days, because I'm exploring deep lyrical material, and I've been sober for a while now. - Author: Glenn Hughes
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#90. The fact I have an education forms my lyrical style, I'm sure. I studied the social sciences, history, stuff like that. I have an interest in politics, which maybe works its way into the songs in small, subtle ways. - Author: Dean Wareham
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#91. Lyric helps invoke the core person. And, without lyric, it is difficult to touch the core. Lyrical music is the music of India. - Author: Dayananda Saraswati
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#92. Lyrical poetry is much the same an every age, as the songs of the nightingales in every spring-time. - Author: Heinrich Heine
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#93. I do have an obligation, however, a debt that cannot be settled by my lyrical decisions. My life will be judged by my obedience, not my ability to confine my lyrics to this box or that. - Author: Jon Foreman
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#94. All paradox and enticing mystery, street-tough one moment, then lifted by a lyrical and poetic sensitivity - Author: Arthur Miller
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#95. Biggie was a lyrical genius: he was a musical painter with words. As he rapped, you would see the picture come to life as you heard his story. You hear a lot of rappers rap; you hear a lot of singers sing, but you don't see the movie in your head the way you do when you hear Biggie rap. - Author: R. Kelly
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#96. You have to learn how to act a pop song. You have to find the balance of the pop from the pop song and the lyrical significance of the scene you are in. - Author: Aaron Lazar
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#97. This intensely lyrical vision of the pregant woman in [i]Hope I[i] is set in an ambiguous context peopled with masks, death's heads and allegorical monsters such as Sin, Disease, Poverty and Death, all threatening the incipient life. - Author: Gilles Neret
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#98. Her ancestors would fight for her spirit, but so too would the white devils who had come to rule. They had taken first our land and then our souls. - Author: Selina Siak Chin Yoke
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#99. Drink up my honey eyes,
Kiss them shut every night,
And be my 'one' all my life. - Author: Crystal Woods
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#100. We not only wish to be pleased, but to be pleased in that particular
way in which we have been accustomed to be pleased. - Author: William Wordsworth
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