1 And he stood alone in his interest in books and music and his fondness for writing poetry.
2 He knew no poetry save that of Moore and no music except the songs of Ireland that had come down through the years.
3 Melly and he were always talking such foolishness, poetry and books and dreams and moonrays and star dust.
4 He was born to rule, to live in a large house, ride fine horses, read books of poetry and tell negroes what to do.
5 Bertha certainly HAD grown tiresome since she had taken to poetry and Ned Silverton.
6 They were biology and mystery; their speech was slang phrases and flares of poetry; their silences were contentment, or shaky crises when his arm took her shoulder.
7 She did not, in recovering something of her buoyancy, forget her determination to begin the liberalizing of Gopher Prairie by the easy and agreeable propaganda of teaching Kennicott to enjoy reading poetry in the lamplight.
8 When the housewives, who bear the burdens, are interested in poetry, it means something.
9 He gave most of the morning lectures, droning with equal unhappy facility about poetry, the Holy Land, and the injustice to employers in any system of profit-sharing.
10 She recalled a hundred grotesqueries: her comic dismay at his having chewed tobacco, the evening when she had tried to read poetry to him; matters which had seemed to vanish with no trace or sequence.
11 When she was driving with Kennicott, in early evening, she saw him on the lake shore, reading a thin book which might easily have been poetry.
12 You're all the things that I see in a sunset when I'm driving in from the country, the things that I like but can't make poetry of.
13 Oh, if you keep at it long enough you'll have Sam and me reading poetry and everything.
14 Again, he would sit until nearly midnight, talking about Latin and English poetry, or telling me about his long stay in Italy.
15 It came over me, as it had never done before, the relation between girls like those and the poetry of Virgil.