By Fern Michaels, Leslie Meier, Holly Chamberlin, Kristina McMorris
In "A wintry weather Wonderland" by way of Fern Michaels, Angelica Shepard leaves manhattan for Christmas in Colorado to sit back and unwind - yet an out-of-control snowboarder virtually has her laid to leisure. whilst she wakes up within the sanatorium, all she recalls is the good-looking angel who stored her. "The pleasure of Christmas" via Holly Chamberlin introduces Iris Karr, who thinks "not all happiness is sweet for you," whilst she comes to a decision to maneuver away rather than marrying her sweetheart Ben. Even years later, residing with that call isn't effortless - till a well-recognized face involves name her domestic for the vacations. In Leslie Meier's "The Christmas Thief," Elizabeth Stone is prepared for a white Christmas in Tinker's Cove, Maine - till a complicated xmas ball on the Florida resort the place she works dumps snow on her plans. The sponsor's jewels have long past lacking and the police are asking approximately her ties to a lovable secret visitor. great point Elizabeth's mom, Lucy Stone, flew all the way down to shock her. 'Tis the season for a bit investigating. In "The Christmas Collector" through Kristina McMorris, property liquidator Jenna Matthews isn't one for Christmas nostalgia. but if one grandmother's keepsakes recommend a mystery lifestyles, unwrapping the secret leads Jenna - and her client's good-looking grandson - to the genuine middle of the vacation spirit.
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Poetry of the social lie,” Kenneth Rexroth called it, in relation to the verse of medieval China. But work of this sort is rarely a poet’s ﬁnest, and bodies of poetry are best judged by their exceptional rather than most “conventional” or “representative” products. The Hebrew poets’ highest ideal, their notion of the good, and by extension, the good life, hardly constituted a literary country club of witty repartee, or the Andalusian equivalent of afternoon couplets, tea, and croquet. It called for otium (leisure) as opposed to negotium (absence of leisure), at the heart of which lay the artist’s perennial quest for freedom, freedom from the business of earning a living and for a “relaxation” of mind into a critical, nourishing entanglement of words and the world.
43 Dunash’s revolution of metrical method and diction was, in other words, a revolution of sensibility, and it had its detractors. Menahem’s students engaged in a ﬁerce polemic with students of Dunash, and the immigrant from Baghdad was accused of desecrating the holy tongue and inviting national catastrophe. 46 In 1090, both the Islamic and Hebrew courtier cultures of the Ta’ifa states were disrupted by the invasion of the Almoravids, members of a strict and reformist North African Berber movement, and these were followed some ﬁfty years later by a second and still less tolerant group of North African reformers, the Almohads.
And loosen the bands of these worthless men. Let day dawn on your judgment’s order. Grant strength to one who has done no wrong but is hounded. Help him, [Lord,] ﬁnd shelter. Bring your power to the aid of a man pursuing goodness, as the godless gather. I weep—and the tears on my cheeks stream with blood. And grief has made me bitter. HYMN FOR THE NEW YEAR Who established the heights of heaven then set out glowing orbs? Who will tell of all He’s done, and who is greater than the Lord?
A Winter Wonderland by Fern Michaels, Leslie Meier, Holly Chamberlin, Kristina McMorris