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" A world ends when its metaphor has died. An age becomes an age, all else beside, When sensuous poets in their pride invent Emblems for the soul's consent That speak the meanings men will never know But man-imagined images can show: It perishes when those... "
Law and Revolution, the Formation of the Western Legal Tradition - Page v
by Harold J. Berman - 2009 - 672 pages
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Collected Poems, 1917-1982

Archibald MacLeish - Poetry - 1985 - 524 pages
...the heroic — We turn our tragic faces to the stalls To wince our moment till the curtain falls. (2) A world ends when its metaphor has died. An age becomes...perishes when those images, though seen, No longer mean. A world was ended when the womb Where girl held God became the tomb Where God lies buried in a man:...
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By the Grace of Guile: The Role of Deception in Natural History and Human ...

Loyal D. Rue - Religion - 1994 - 359 pages
...interpretation. Archibald MacLeish understood that when this process is complete, the end of an age has arrived: A world ends when its metaphor has died. An age becomes...poets in their pride invent Emblems for the soul's content That speak the meanings men will never know But man-imagined images can show; It perishes when...
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Exodus

J. Gerald Janzen - Religion - 1997 - 275 pages
...difficult to express. Archibald MacLeish has put the matter this way, in his poem "Hypocrite Auteur": "An Age becomes an age, all else beside, / When sensuous...will never know, / But man-imagined images can show." What poetry and stories manage to do (supremely so the stories and the poetry of the Bible) is to shape...
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In Byron's Shadow: Modern Greece in the English and American Imagination

David Roessel - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 416 pages
...In his poem "Hypocrite Auteur," Archibald MacLeish stated: A world ends when its metaphor is dead. An age becomes an age, all else beside, When sensuous...poets in their pride invent Emblems for the soul's content That speak the meanings men will never know But man-imagined images can show: It perishes when...
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Earth's Catastrophic Past and Future: A Scientific Analysis of Information ...

William Hutton, Jonathan Eagle - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2004 - 600 pages
...taken two years earlier. Archibald MacLeish referred to the rise and fall of an Age in "The Metaphor." A world ends when its metaphor has died. An age becomes...perishes when those images, though seen. No longer mean ... .8 The truth will come out about the former glories and failures of the Atlanteans. And the world...
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