Quotation Explorer - 'Tunes'

If there has been one overriding change in poetic practice, it is that under the influence of free verse the poets have made a primary virtue out of exactitude and economy of meaning: this has replaced metrical skill as the first thing the poet tunes to. - Martin Langford
There's a certain slant of light,On winter afternoons,That oppresses, like the weightOf cathedral tunes. - Emily Dickinson
Human speech is a cracked cauldron on which we knock out tunes for dancing bears, when we wish to conjure pity from the stars. - Gustave Flaubert
Language is like a crack'd kettle on which we beat out tunes to dance to, while all the time we long to move the stars to pity. - Gustave Flaubert
Language is like a crack'd kettle on which we beat out tunes for bears to dance to, while all the time we long to move the stars to pity. - Gustave Flaubert
When one tunes in into nature's frequency, life becomes change, change becomes hope! - Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
Humanity tunes up our life and makes it extraordinary. - Kishore Bansal
Sometimes the tunes of our songs are not melodious. Sometimes they are just without emotion, flesh, breath, or thought. - Nikita Dudani
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