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Reagan famously maintained the self-delusion of his starless and bible-black follicles up till the age of 80 despite the fact that even America's entire population of three-year old immature cucumbers and most conservatives knew that Reagan's hair was actually as gray as a charcoal sketch of Al Gore.
A charming and youthful-looking Donovan strode to the mic - guitar-less and bible-black (black was the color of his true beloved jacket) and warmed us up with some improvised honky-tonk riffing - then pleasingly blurred the line between performer and audience by setting off for the bar for a glass of wine ...
Consider this invitation: "Come now, drift up the dark, come up the drifting sea-dark street now in the dark night seesawing like the sea, to the bible-black airless attic over Jack Black the cobbler's shop ..."
As always, I have never seen any of these things, nor do I intend to (which is a complete lie, since I will probably watch them all some starless, bible-black night when nothing else is on cable).
Spelled out in red letters on the magazine's bible-black cover, the question aroused dismay and dissent in newspaper editorials, family rooms and sacristies across the country, despite the fact that Elson skirted a definitive answer to his own loaded query.
It is spring, moonless night in the small town, starless and bible-black, the cobblestreets silent and the hunched, courters'-and-rabbits 'wood limping invisible down to the sloeblack, slow, black, crowblack, fishingboat-bobbing sea.
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