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  • Ezekiel's style is generally impetuous and vigorous, somewhat smoother in the consolatory discourses (xxxiv., xxxvi., xxxvii.); he produces a great effect by the cumulation of details, and is a master of invective; he is fond of symbolic pictures, proverbs and allegories; his " visions " are elaborate literary productions, his prophecies show less spontaneity than those of any preceding prophet (he receives his revelations in the form of a book, ii.
  • The book divides itself naturally into three parts: the arraignment of Jerusalem (i.-xxiv.); denunciation of foreign enemies (xxv.- xxxii.); consolatory construction of the future (xxxiii.-xlviii.).
  • For now, as with blue lips and blood-shot eyes the exhausted savage at last climbs up the chains and stands all dripping and involuntarily trembling over the side; the steward advances, and with a benevolent, consolatory glance hands him--what?
  • And now during these last three weeks of the march he had learned still another new, consolatory truth--that nothing in this world is terrible.
  • The Benefits Agency made a consolatory payment of £ 150 to Mr S for their poor handling of his case.

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