The Years Distilled

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Author: Dennis Sharpe
Publisher: Dennis Sharpe
ISBN: 9781453634813
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The Years Distilled by Dennis Sharpe

Original Title: The Years Distilled

These are all very different works of varied style and subject matter, plucked at random from a collection of twenty years free writing. They are in no order whatsoever. What is the common thread? Everyone one of them was written to be performed, and with only two exceptions, they all have been.

Writing Better Lyrics

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Author: Pat Pattison
Publisher: Writer's Digest Books
ISBN: 1582975779
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Writing Better Lyrics by Pat Pattison

Original Title: Writing Better Lyrics

Writing Better Lyrics has been a staple for songwriters for nearly two decades. Now this revised and updated 2nd Edition provides effective tools for everything from generating ideas, to understanding the form and function of a song, to fine-tuning lyrics. Featuring updated and expanded chapters, 50 fun songwriting exercises, and examples from more than 20 chart-topping songs, Writing Better Lyrics gives you all of the professional and creative insight you need to write powerful lyrics and put your songs in the spotlight where they belong.

The Psalms Distilled In Verse

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Author: Jan Christophersen
ISBN: 9780974455105
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The Psalms Distilled In Verse by Jan Christophersen

Original Title: The Psalms Distilled In Verse

Jan Christophersen is a devout Episcopalian poet who has spent much time on and off retreat condensing the Psalms into rhymed verses that capture the pith of meaning for the modern reader. Long enlightening fellow parishioners of Church of the Servant in Wilmington, North Carolina, her Psalms, Distilled in Verse are here collected for the first time, to be read alone or along with the original versions from the Bible. They are helpful to prayer as well as study; as Jan says, "When you don't know what to pray, let the psalms say it for you."

The Epic Distilled

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Author: Nicholas Horsfall
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0191076406
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The Epic Distilled by Nicholas Horsfall

Original Title: The Epic Distilled

The Epic Distilled is a rich exploration of Virgil's use of sources in the Aeneid, considering elements of history, geography, mythology, and ethnography. Building on and developing the research involved in the author's monumental commentaries on the Aeneid, the volume investigates how the poem was written, what Virgil read, and why particular details are interwoven into the narrative. The volume looks beyond the Aeneid's poetry and plot to focus on the 'matter' of the epic: details of colour, material, arms, clothing, landscape, and physiology. Details which might seem trivial are revealed as carefully deliberate and highly significant. For instance, one Trojan's specifically oriental trousers are suggestive of the Trojans' non-Roman 'otherness' and fit solidly into a complex ethnographic argument. In this way, the meaning and implications of Virgil's heavily allusive style, including practices and techniques of composition, are unpicked meticulously. Particularly difficult and intricate passages are delved into and the significance of specific details, legends, arcane references, places, names, digressions, and inconsistencies are uncovered. By exposing new layers of illuminating material, The Epic Distilled offers readers a fresh approach to understanding the full intellectual texture of Virgil's epic poem.

Fig Leaves Forming Summer Is Near

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Author: Tom Jones
Publisher: WestBow Press
ISBN: 1512739324
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Fig Leaves Forming Summer Is Near by Tom Jones

Original Title: Fig Leaves Forming Summer Is Near

The time of Jesuss return is coming closer every day, and signs point to his coming soon. This book is an attempt to make fellow Christians aware of the signs pointing to Jesuss return. Fig Leaves Forming Summer Is Near is taken from Mathew 24, where his disciples ask Jesus what would be the signs of his return. His disciples were thinking that there would be one event, but their question was actually three questions pertaining to Jesus and his return. Also many times in scriptures, Jesus admonished us to be watching for his return and gave us clues to look for to determine that coming event. Jesus will return!

Verse And Transmutation

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Author: Anke Timmermann
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9004254838
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Verse And Transmutation by Anke Timmermann

Original Title: Verse And Transmutation

Verse and Transmutation: A Corpus of Middle English Alchemical Poetry identifies and investigates a corpus of twenty-one anonymous Middle English recipes for the philosophers’ stone through critical editions and studies on their histories in early modern manuscripts, literature and libraries.

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