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" Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. "
A Thinking Reed - Seite 530
von Barry Jones - 2006 - 561 Seiten
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Double Takes: Thinking and Rethinking Issues of Modern Judaism in Ancient ...

Zev Garber, Bruce Zuckerman - 2004 - 220 Seiten
...taken, it is the words of a modern prophet, the poet WB Yeats, that come more to mind: Things tall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed...is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. It is this "passionate intensity" that poses the greatest danger...
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Beethoven after Napoleon: Political Romanticism in the Late Works

Stephen Rumph - 2004 - 304 Seiten
...called up a famous line from William Butler Yeats 's apocalyptic poem of 1924, "The Second Coming": Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy...and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned. Behind Solomon's paean to order looms the shadow of an atrociously disorderly, chaotic century. At...
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Once Bitten: An Unofficial Guide to the World of Angel

Nikki Stafford - 2004 - 438 Seiten
...destruction of World War I, and the opening stanza of the poem describes a world that has lost its innocence: Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy...and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned . . . Within this terrible new world, the narrator speaks of a second coming, although rather than...
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Wild Blessings: The Poetry of Lucille Clifton

Hilary Holladay - 2004 - 272 Seiten
...another of her poetic precursors in her refutation of Yeats's dire predictions in "The Second Coming": "Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; / Mere...loosed, and everywhere / The ceremony of innocence is drowned."9 In Clifton's writings, her poems as well as her memoir, the blood-dimmed tide — of loss,...
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Breaking Silence: Pastoral Approaches for Creating an Ethos of Peace

Chad R. Abbott, Everett Mitchell - 2004 - 324 Seiten
...with its plethora of religious and apocalyptic resonances: Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed...ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all convictions, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.3 Terror in the Mind of God Paradoxically,...
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Elsewhere

Will Shetterly - 2004 - 248 Seiten
...in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer, Things fall apart; the centre cannot bold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed...The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best— Mooner snatched the book back, though Florida made a cat's sound of disappointment. "Poetry," Mooner...
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Cacciatori di dinosauri. L'acerrima rivalità scientifica che portò alla ...

Deborah Cadbury - 2004 - 450 Seiten
...progetto ambizioso non era nientemeno che un monumento a Dio. Capitolo 14 Natura senza Dio? Thingsfall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed...blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony ofinnocence is drowned* William Butler Yeats, II secondo avvento Non appena Owen presentò la sua proposta...
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John Walker - A Man for the 21st Century

Robert Harrison - 2004 - 272 Seiten
...understanding. One is reminded of the words of William Butler Yeats in his poem "The Second Coming": The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The...is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. (1920) Last night I sat watching the late news as the headshaven...
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The Seven Basic Plots: Why We Tell Stories

Christopher Booker - 2004 - 728 Seiten
...'Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world. The blood dimmed tide is loosed; and everywhere The ceremony of innocence...is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity . . . And what rough beast, its hour come round at last, Slouches...
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Friends in High Places: Tracing the Family Tree of New Thought Christianity

Thomas Shepherd - 2004 - 232 Seiten
...Things fall apart; the center cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood- dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence...is drowned. The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.33 Leaders of the Church were not exempt from this furious commotion....
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