Pah ! I am choked ! There creeps A clinging, black, contaminating mist About me — 'tis substantial, heavy, thick ; I cannot pluck it from me, for it glues My fingers and my limbs to one another, And eats into my sinews, and dissolves My flesh to a pollution,... The British review and London critical journal - Side 3871821Uten tilgangsbegrensning
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Barbara Charlesworth Gelpi - 1992 - 336 sider
...penetration Shelley has these smells assume a visible form in a "clinging, black, contaminating mist" that "glues / My fingers and my limbs to one another, /...my sinews, and dissolves / My flesh to a pollution" (III.i.17-22). For both Thetis and Beatrice this sense of physical dissolution serves merely as trope...