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Leaves of Grass
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  • …wilds, In dulcet streams, in flutes' and cornets' notes, Electric, pensive, turbulent, artificial, (Yet strangely fitting even here, meanings unknown before, Subtler than ever, more harmony, as if born here, related here, Not to the city's fresco'd rooms, not to the audience of the opera house, Sounds, echoes, wandering strains, as really here at home, Sonnambula's innocent love, trios with Norma's anguish, And thy ecstatic chorus Poliuto;) Ray'd in the limpid yellow slanting sundown,…  (not reviewed by editor)

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  • I love Michelangelo`s ceiling fresco in the Sistine Chapel.

  • Sitting back down, Max gazed around the tomb at its faded frescoes.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge

  • Robert Langdon gazed up at the massive fresco that covered the ceiling.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol

  • Asha leads me down a corridor of faded frescoes and into a cave I remember.
    Libba Bray  --  Sweet Far Thing
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