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poet-philosopher

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  • The poet-philosopher even chides a pilgrim upon his return when he admits he does not understand the real value of the ritual he undertook.

    Zahra N. Jamal, Ph.D.: Hajj Diaries: The Multiple Dimensions Of Muslim Pilgrimage

  • Novalis's Hymns to the Night were published in Prussia in 1800, when the poet-philosopher was 28; the moment of German romanticism is central to May's argument because he believes the cult of love was born out of "reactions to the irretrievable loss of a divine world-order and the firm moorings it afforded".

    Love in literature

  • As Edgar Wallace tells it in his short novel, in the early years of the last century, this fearsome foursome -- George Manfred, Leon Gonsalez, Raymond Poiccart, and a man known simply as Thery -- assassinated the leader of the Servian Regicides, shot a "poet-philosopher" whose sick thinking corrupted a generation of young people, and hanged a leader of the French Army in the Place de la Concorde.

    Jesse Kornbluth: They're Not Cops. But They Kill For Justice. They're 'The Four Just Men'

  • At least if we go by the words of that great poet-philosopher Walter Sobchak.

    Dan Sweeney: Why the Shock Over Newt Gingrich's Nazi-Muslim Comparison?

  • In this spirit, while living in Spain, the widely read poet-philosopher Yehuda Halevi c. 1075–1141 lamented: My heart is in the east, and I am at the edge of the west. . .

    The Chosen Peoples

  • The ancient Roman poet-philosopher Lucretius felt that birds taught people not language, but music.

    Birdology

  • An example is Shanti Niketan in India, founded by Nobel winning poet-philosopher Rabindranath Tagore, that has helped to mold the likes of Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen and generations of artists.

    Reagan: 'A Legacy Of Greatness'

  • The fifty-one year old poet-philosopher made such an impression that he was asked to talk again on subsequent Sunday evenings.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • The poet-philosopher led Senegal to independence from France in 1960 and served as the nation's president for 20 peaceful years.

    What Lives They Led

  • Their work, together with the effusions of the poet-philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ( "In these parts, one must become an artist"), drew a succession of German painters to the country.

    Summer Art Gets Serious

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