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In her direct and genuine nature there is a 'Leitmotif' of pure sweet melody that will enrich the life of its discoverer.
BEE AND BUTTERFLYLUCY FOSTER MADISON
And the "Wacht am Rhein" seemed to come and go at intervals, like a leitmotif to all their doings.
A WOMAN'S EXPERIENCE IN THE GREAT WARLOUISE MACK
Like a leitmotif in a musical composition, this love of Dulwich College recurs again and again in his war letters.
WAR LETTERS OF A PUBLIC-SCHOOL BOYPAUL JONES.
Here is the leitmotif of the whole fascinating drama of infection and immunity.
PREVENTABLE DISEASESWOODS HUTCHINSON
He will come back, murmured Chavvy, in concordance with her leitmotif.
TWOS AND THREESG. B. STERN
It was what I had always called "Rosemary's leitmotif," expressed in perfume.
THE BRIGHTENERC. N. WILLIAMSON
Here Rimsky-Korsakov makes a more extended and systematic use of the leitmotif.
THE RUSSIAN OPERAROSA NEWMARCH
His leitmotif in the music-play has been 'See the Conquering Hero' up to now; one isn't sorry to see one's sex avenged.
THE DOP DOCTORCLOTILDE INEZ MARY GRAVES
In these symphonic poems Liszt has made use of the principle of the leitmotif in orchestral music.
HOW TO APPRECIATE MUSICGUSTAV KOBB
Indeed, they recur again and again, like a Leitmotif in music, in everything he wrote.
THE SOCIAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE MODERN DRAMAEMMA GOLDMAN

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