2013年1月17日 星期四

sup,josh, forte, métier, quickness, stately, asomatognosia

  1. Linguistic incantation and parody in Women in Love - novel by D.H. ...

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    Birkin and Loerke are set apart by their quickness and vitality, critical sense, ... D.H. Lawrence's The Rainbow and Women in Love; a critical study ...
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  2. Selected Short Stories - Google 圖書結果

    D. H. Lawrence - 1993 - Fiction - 128 頁
    He watched the quickness and softness of her young shoulders, calmly, like a husband, and appreciatively. "Rise up," she cried, turning to him with a quick ...
  3. Rereadings: The Fox by DH Lawrence | Books | The Guardian

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    4 Jan 2003 ... Lawrence the man and DH Lawrence the writer: both provoked strong .... him his supernormal sensitivity, his quickness, his fine instincts. ...
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  4. The Project Gutenberg eBook of The Rainbow, by D. H. Lawrence.

    ... by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no .... had yet a quickness and a range of being that made Brangwen, ...

But writing was his métier from the first. At 14 he had read all of Shakespeare and changed his name to Gore, rather than Gene, because it sounded literary and fine. He already knew, at St Alban’s in Washington, that he sprang from a famous line. Once his mother had remarried to Hugh Auchincloss, wealth was added to fame. He was always at ease in high society, supping on strawberries and lobster with Edith Sitwell and helping Princess Margaret rescue bees from the “grubby” Windsor swimming pool. He was equally cool in the spotlight, joshing with Paul Newman and charming Greta Garbo in Hollywood, before becoming a regular with Johnny Carson on “The Tonight Show”.

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THE ART OF FIELDING. By Chad Harbach. (Little, Brown, $25.99.) This allusive, Franzen-like first novel, about a gifted but vulnerable baseball player, proceeds with a handsome stateliness.
THE BARBARIAN NURSERIES. By Héctor Tobar. (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, $27.) A big, insightful novel about social and ethnic conflict in contemporary Los Angeles.
BIG QUESTIONS. Or, Asomatognosia: Whose Hand Is It Anyway? Written and illustrated by Anders Brekhus Nilsen. (Drawn & Quarterly, cloth, $69.95; paper, $44.95.) In this capacious, metaphysically inclined graphic novel, a flock of finches act out Nilsen’s unsettling comic vision about the food chain, fate and death.

In 2003 Mr. Cayne passed on chances to diversify his firm by buying Pershing, the back office and clearing unit of Credit Suisse First Boston, and Neuberger Berman, a midsize money manager. “Acquisitions were not my forte,” Mr. Cayne told me. As a result, by the end, his top lieutenants stopped even trying to persuade him to diversify.




Tease (someone) in a playful way.

Good-natured banter.
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métier - Wiktionary

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[edit] Noun. métier (plural métiers). Any activity that is pursued as a trade or profession; a calling; An activity to which a person is particularly suited; a forte ...


met • i • er
metiers (複数形)
[名]((通例a [the] 〜))
1 商売, 職業, 仕事;(職業上の専門的な)方法, 流儀, メチエ.
2 ((形式))得意の分野, 専門, 得手.



━━ n. (普通one's ~) 長所; 【フェンシング】剣の最強部.

''His forte was speed and quickness,''

Music was never my forte. Find your forte.

Because my forte is the psychology of money, not the accounting of it, our money management system tends to be flexible but functional.


a., ad., n. 【楽】強音の[に]; 強く演奏する楽句.

The music unfurled at a stately pace and, for the most part, a comfortable mezzo forte volume.

peine forte et dure
[F] foreign term : strong and hard punishment: torture.


adj., quick·er, quick·est.
  1. Moving or functioning rapidly and energetically; speedy.
  2. Learning, thinking, or understanding with speed and dexterity; bright: a quick mind.
    1. Perceiving or responding with speed and sensitivity; keen.
    2. Reacting immediately and sharply: a quick temper.
    1. Occurring, achieved, or acquired in a relatively brief period of time: a quick rise through the ranks; a quick profit.
    2. Done or occurring immediately: a quick inspection. See synonyms at fast1.
  3. Tending to react hastily: quick to find fault.
  4. Archaic.
    1. Alive. 生機勃興
    2. Pregnant.
  1. Sensitive or raw exposed flesh, as under the fingernails.
  2. The most personal and sensitive aspect of the emotions.
  3. The living: the quick and the dead.
  4. The vital core; the essence: got to the quick of the matter.
adv., quicker, quickest.
Quickly; promptly.

[Middle English, alive, lively, quick, from Old English cwicu, alive.]
quickly quick'ly adv.
quickness quick'ness n.
USAGE NOTE In speech quick is commonly used as an adverb in phrases such as Come quick. In formal writing, however, quickly is required.

(stāt') pronunciation
adj., -li·er, -li·est.
  1. Dignified and impressive, as in size or proportions. See synonyms at grand.
  2. Majestic; lofty.
In a ceremonious or imposing manner.

[Middle English statly, from state, state, rank. See state.]
stateliness state'li·ness n.

(medicine) Lacking awareness of paralysis because the brain is damaged.