Wondrous interlacement! Holding fast to threads by green and silky rings, With the dawn it spreads its white and purple wings; Generous in its bloom, and sheltering while it clings, Sturdy morning-glory.
The Sheltering Sky.1947 Title of novel.
That war in which I had been Sheltering, convinced of having accepted it, of having made my own uncomfortable peace, grew more ferocious, bit deeper, reached into one's nerves and brain.cesare pavese
Can no way be found by which every man may be assured of what, let us remember, Tolstoy always had, a wife and children, a good bed, a safe and warm Sheltering roof, proper clothes, some leisure and peace for the improvement of the mind, a few books and pictures, a little music, and best of all, no fear for his old age and no dread of want for himself or his loved ones? ...Such a way was found in the communism of the early Christians.p.80 (Why We Fail as Christians (1919))
The plan of the old city, comprises numerous pols [residential complexes], self contained neighborhoods, Sheltering large numbers of people, traversed by narrow streets, usually terminating in squares with community wells and chabutaras for feeding birds.Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, in Heritage walk of Ahmedabad - A City Revisited.
The nightingales among the Sheltering boughs Of populous many-nested trees Shall teach me how to woo thee, and shall tell me By what resistless charms or incantations They won their mates.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The willow hangs with Sheltering grace And benediction o'er their sod, And Nature, hushed, assures the soul They rest in God.Crammond Kennedy, Greenwood Cemetery.
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