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" Tell all the Truth but tell it slant— Success in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight The Truth's superb surprise As Lightning to the Children eased With explanation kind The Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind... "
A Thinking Reed - Seite 275
von Barry Jones - 2007 - 591 Seiten
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The Complete Idiot's Guide to American Literature

Laurie E. Rozakis - 1999 - 468 Seiten
...about having them published. The Belle of Amherst 1129 "Tell all the truth, but tell it slantSuccess in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight...Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind — " As a child, Emily was a brilliant, determined student. When not grinding away at chemistry, theology,...
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Degas in New Orleans: Encounters in the Creole World of Kate Chopin and ...

Christopher Benfey, Christopher E. G. Benfey - 1999 - 294 Seiten
...Orleans on July 12, 1872. "He has been repeating turkey buzzard for a whole week."13 Three Sisters Tell all the truth but tell it slant, Success in circuit lies, Too bright for our infirm delight The truth 's superb surprise EMILY DICKINSON, C. 1868 THE first thing Edgar Degas saw when he stepped down...
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The Bourgeois Experience: Education of the senses

Peter Gay - 1984 - 534 Seiten
...and seer, condensed this social — perhaps, better: anti-social — style with unmatched economy: Tell all the Truth but tell it slant, Success in Circuit lies. The conflicts generated by middle-class definitions of propriety were exacerbated by banal but often...
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Grandi libri. Le mie avventure con Omero, Rousseau, Woolf e gli altri ...

David Denby - 1999 - 672 Seiten
...21. Omero, Odissea, Libro XVI, 213-9. 22. Si tratta di una breve lirica di due versi soltanto [NdT]: Tell all the truth but tell it slant Success in circuit lies Dì tutta la verità ma dilla obliqua Nel circolo sta il successo. 23. Omero, Odissea, Libro VI, 224-37....
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Hitchcock's America

Jonathan Freedman, Richard Millington - 1999 - 208 Seiten
...Kendall will make as they struggle to evade the authorities that so hotly pursue them. Slanting the Truth Tell all the Truth but tell it slant— Success in Circuit lies Emily Dickinson, poem 1129 The film's compelling diagnosis of the mutual evacuation of American middle-class...
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Dwelling Poetically: Educational Challenges in Heidegger's Thinking on Poetry

Ḥayim Gordon - 2000 - 121 Seiten
...Consider a short poem by Emily Dickinson which suggests measures that I reject and have struggled against. Tell all the truth but tell it slant. Success in circuit...Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind. 9 Should we always tell all the truth slant, as Dickinson suggests? Does success in conveying the truth...
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Elysium

John W. Wohlfarth - 2001 - 400 Seiten
...the oral tradition about Jesus, assuming one existed. "Tell all the Truth but tell it slantSuccess in Circuit lies Too bright for our infirm Delight...Truth must dazzle gradually Or every man be blind — ". Emily Dickinson (1830-1886). Of Paul? Well, the disciples who knew Jesus intimately, Peter,...
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Poetic Gesture: Myth, Wallace Stevens, and the Motions of Poetic Language

Kristine S. Santilli - 2002 - 160 Seiten
...between the corporeal and the incorporeal, a similar dangerous radiance of truth. Emily Dickinson writes, "Tell all the Truth, but tell it slant — / Success in circuit lies" tFinal Harvest #\ 129). She compares insight to lightning, suggesting Zeus's thunderbolt. "The truth...
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Philosophy and Art in Gurdjieff's Beelzebub: A Modern Sufi Odyssey

Anna T. Challenger - 2002 - 145 Seiten
...the general way of literature, as Emily Dickinson implies through her poetic lines in "Poem 1129": Tell all the Truth but tell it slant Success in Circuit lies" Equating Poetry with Truth in a number of pieces, she underscores how Truth blinds the Truth Seeker...
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The Cambridge Companion to Emily Dickinson

Wendy Martin, Wendy Martin, PH.D. - 2002 - 248 Seiten
...former prizes a "certain indirect and oblique view of [the] presented action"; the latter advises to "Tell all the Truth but tell it slant -/Success in Circuit lies" (Fr 1263 ).36 This kind of strategic obfuscation suggests a link between circumlocution, culture, and...
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