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  • n. Plural form of immediacy.


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  • In the shelter-cairn I take a flask from my rucksack, and a spyglass and notebook from my pockets to survey and record the immediacies of bliss.

    Country diary: Garndolbenmaen

  • This is I think a problem that can plague artists; to want so much to align themselves with the common immediacies of the world, but to do it distinctly.

    t=e=m=p=e=r=a=m=e=n=t : Ange Mlinko : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

  • He turned from certain abstract immediacies and came to honor the concrete, embedded qualities of a religion apparently formed by spirit of place, by local and national traditions.

    An Interview with Harold Bloom

  • Granted Paul was at a disadvantage, having been domiciled overseas during the crucial 12 years before World War II, and to some degree personally removed from the immediacies of the Negro Struggle; still, how wonderful if he and the Left had made a different analysis of the situation.

    Life Lit by Some Large Vision

  • There is going to be planning on the military front, there's of course a rush to action to help people in New York and at the Pentagon respond to the immediacies of the disasters.

    CNN Transcript Sep 25, 2001

  • The distractions of this quest to Parnassus had blunted her concern somewhat, for immediacies always came first, but she knew she could never really rest until Ivy was safe again.

    Dragon on a Pedestal

  • But a thorny tendril twined about his hand, causing him to divert his attention to immediacies.


  • "I am suspicious of Singhalissa's immediacies," said Efraim.

    Marune: Alastor 933

  • She seemed very remote, the recollection of her blurred by his immediacies, as if she were someone he had known in a past that had long slipped through his fingers.

    Three Worlds to Conquer

  • As in the processions of antiquity the bearers of bread yielded their place to the bearers of torches, so now in the domain of social order and of the immediacies of human need it is the poetic imagination that is still illuminating the lofty passion of peoples in quest of light.

    Saint-John Perse - Banquet Speech


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