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  • So he says goodbye sadly, unwillingly, so that at the end of the piece, when the singer says the German word ewig, meaning forever, she sings it again over and over as if not wishing to let go of this beauty.

    The man had a way

  • The work ends with the contralto singing the word ewig (eternally) seven times, each repetition softer.

    Mahler’s mass following

  • Note 117: "ein ewig naht lieht dar vber machen das alle naht brinne."

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • "We have not forgotten the words I 'ewig' and 'einig' in the treaty with

    The Rise of the Dutch Republic — Volume 22: 1574-76

  • Deeply moved and in tears, Kathleen omitted the final ewig and apologised to Walter afterwards.

    Mahler’s mass following

  • Zum Ekel find' ich ewig nur mich in allem, was ich erwirke!

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • UPDATE: For clarity, I should be more explicit in saying that I believe Adams was fascinated by the power of the female, or das ewig Weibliche.

    Hullabaloo

  • Unable as he naturally was to imagine social engineering by sonogram, his faith in das ewig Weibliche, and his "Dynamic Theory of History" which perfectly fits today's explosion of cybercommunications, persuade us that sooner or later, oppressed women in China and India will get wired, and wise to, the manipulation of their wombs by men.

    Hullabaloo

  • Natürlich muss in der Welt der Fiktionen nicht alles haargenau stimmen, jedoch sollte der Autor schon gewillt sein, ein wenig von den ewig gleichen Klischees von Big Ben oder Madame Tussaud wegzukommen.

    Archive 2005-09-11

  • Gestorben ist nicht, was für ewig ruht, und mit unbekannten Aonen mag sogar der Tod noch sterben.

    Hee Hee...Hats Off To The Geeks

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