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Brightly, Brightly, and with Beauty

Why I don't know, but the phrase "brightly, brightly, and with beauty" soared into my head as I walked home from the Metro last Friday. It's from Robert A. Heinlein's novel Stranger in a Strange Land and is used at one point by the protagonist, a human who was raised by Martians, to describe doing something well. That's the image that surfaced: a gleaming symmetry, a flash of insight, a blinding joy, ...

(cf. MarryTheOne (2005-05-20), PortraitOfTheArtist (2007-02-08), Hurry Patiently (2008-12-14), Waiting Is (2011-01-17), Find the Beauty (2011-04-03), ...) - ^z - 2012-06-25