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One number acts out young Presley's superhero fantasies with a total literalness.
“Increasingly the food he eats is digested with the stories we tell,” Foer tells us, with slightly quease-inducing literalness.
His mind is characterized by the literalness, rather than the comprehensive grasp of great subjects.
Foremost among the translations are a number of his songs, rendered with a finesse and a literalness that are rarely combined.The Poems of Emma Lazarus|Emma Lazarus
The literalness of the saying "making a living by the sweat of one's brow" dawned upon her for the first time.By Right of Conquest|Arthur Hornblow
The Biblical descriptions of heaven she accepted in all their literalness.Mrs. Bindle|Hebert Jenkins
To deny the literalness of these sacrifices does violence to the Word of God.The Prophet Ezekiel|Arno C. Gaebelein