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  • I'm a bit stunned to see this myself because I spent the good part of the evening last night reading his incredible essay in this book called Beyond the Prosaic.

    Singing Priests of Tulsa

  • Prosaic businesses like this just don't survive anymore.

    Archive 2007-11-01

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    Prosaic

  • Prosaic sayings, prosaic doings, but those three prosaic words meant as much, and a good deal more to them, than the most exquisite poetical outburst, written or uttered, since the world began, might mean to us.

    Desert Love

  • _Prosaic_ means _pertaining to prose_; especially to that which lacks animation or interest.

    Orthography As Outlined in the State Course of Study for Illinois

  • Prosaic as these journeys may seem, they are nevertheless the inspiration of my hopes, the feeders of my visions.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. XVI., December, 1880.

  • Prosaic though it may appear, the fact remains that the strain and anguish of parting, even from those we love best on earth, can be mitigated by such material things as food and drink.

    The Moon out of Reach

  • As I have said, for themselves they did not care -- what mattered a little extra discomfort in lives long since devoted to the Prosaic?

    A Tyrant Abdicates

  • Prosaic and workaday to-morrows confronted him in endless and dreary perspective; and he felt again upon his shoulder the bony hand of his familiar, Care ....

    The Black Bag

  • But it is startling indeed how suddenly sometimes the earth takes on a new wonderfulness, and Saint Prosaic a new halo.

    A Poor Man's House

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