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Alan S. Kennedy's Color/Language Project - The Idiom List

Alan S. Kennedy's Color/Language Project - The Idiom List
Alan S. Kennedy's Color/Language Project If you see a gap or an inaccuracy that you can help us fix, tell us via the contribution form! ENGLISH LANGUAGE color idioms are at the very end. Help us! Would you like to contribute a colorful idiom? You can view this spreadsheet as a single web page here: Color Idioms Spreadsheet. Learn more about color idioms in Alan's article Linguistic Facts About Color. Visit the Rambles Blog at starchamber.com

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Coffee Cup Analogy « Myriad Hues A group of alumni, highly established in their careers, got together to visit their old university lecturer. Conversation soon turned into complaints about stress in work and life. Offering his guests coffee, the lecturer went to the kitchen and returned with a large pot of coffee and an assortment of cups: porcelain, plastic, glass, some plain-looking and some expensive and exquisite, telling them to help themselves to hot coffee. 2.cs.cmu This book contains 209 tales collected by the brothers Grimm. The exact print source is unknown. The etext appears to be based on the translation by Margaret Hunt called Grimm's Household Tales, but it is not identical to her edition.

Secret Teachings of All Ages: The Pythagorean Theory of Music and Color Index Previous Next HARMONY is a state recognized by great philosophers as the immediate prerequisite of beauty. A compound is termed beautiful only when its parts are in harmonious combination. The world is called beautiful and its Creator is designated the Good because good perforce must act in conformity with its own nature; and good acting according to its own nature is harmony, because the good which it accomplishes is harmonious with the good which it is. Beauty, therefore, is harmony manifesting its own intrinsic nature in the world of form. The universe is made up of successive gradations of good, these gradations ascending from matter (which is the least degree of good) to spirit (which is the greatest degree of good).

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