Origin of danse macabre
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Given the somewhat macabre origins of the feast, many of the celebrations were designed to placate the gods.
You two seem to have similar artistic sensibilities, both very interested in the macabre.Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel|Marlow Stern|December 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After all, he was on television every week, telling macabre stories, frightening us.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And in the summer months, when shootings soar, the city can be a ghoulish playground for those interested in the macabre.
Over the past few years, macabre signs of vampire burials have been unearthed across Europe and even in the United States.
It was a sort of rural salon de danse, where the villagers met nightly, to exhibit and cultivate their national nimbleness of toe.
People think that the so-called danse du ventre is an unnatural distortion, and in its customary exaggerations so it is.Impressions And Comments|Havelock Ellis
For the significance of the French word macabre we must turn to the Arabic makabir, signifying a burial place or cemetery.Descriptive Analyses of Piano Works|Edward Baxter Perry
Passed "L'Ours qui danse," travelled about twenty miles, when we were again stopped by the wind.Audubon and his Journals, Vol. 2|Maria R. Audubon
Que faites-vous ici?Je danse le polka avec tous mes amis!Je danse le polka avec tous mes amis!The Wind Bloweth|Brian Oswald Donn-Byrne