hieroglyphically

Definitions

  • HIEROGLYPHICS
    HIEROGLYPHICS
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv hieroglyphically by means of hieroglyphs "hieroglyphically written"
    • ***

Additional illustrations & photos:

Hieroglyphic Legend Hieroglyphic Legend

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Hieroglyphically In hieroglyphics.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • hieroglyphically In a hieroglyphic manner; emblematically.
    • ***

Quotations

  • Henry Miller
    Henry%20Miller
    “Until it is kindled by a spirit as flamingly alive as the one which gave it birth a book is dead to us. Words divested of their magic are but dead hieroglyphs.”
  • David Hare
    David%20Hare
    “Poetry is the key to the hieroglyphics of nature.”

Usage

In literature:

And it was through these hieroglyphics that she entered upon a new phase of her friendship with Roger Poole.
"Contrary Mary" by Temple Bailey
His hieroglyph occurs with the hieroglyph of the death-god in Dr. 6c, where he is himself not pictured.
"Representation of Deities of the Maya Manuscripts" by Paul Schellhas
These names are like the hieroglyphics of the ancient monuments.
"History of the Girondists, Volume I" by Alphonse de Lamartine
King Solomon examining these hieroglyphics, discovered that these pieces of marble were part of one of the pillars of Enoch.
"The Mysteries of Free Masonry" by William Morgan
Duane, carving hieroglyphics on the bark of the big beech, raised his head and looked after them.
"The Danger Mark" by Robert W. Chambers
There are no hieroglyphics upon it.
"Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3)" by S. Spooner
Having learned the language of nature, I translated from her hieroglyphic pages in characters of flame.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, Issue 2, February, 1864" by Various
At last I had found the key to my own hieroglyphics and I could be honest with myself.
"The Heart's Kingdom" by Maria Thompson Daviess
The other two papers were in hieroglyphics.
"A Dream of Empire" by William Henry Venable
They have some thousands of abstract characters, hieroglyphs standing for things or thoughts.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, August, 1878" by Various
***

In poetry:

In the last wreck of Nature, dark and dread,
Shall in eclipse's hideous hieroglyph,
One wild form reel on the last rocking cliff,
And shout, 'The daisy has a ring of red.'
"Good News" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
Deep with divine tautology,
The sunset's mighty mystery
Again has traced the scroll-like west
With hieroglyphs of burning gold:
Forever new, forever old,
Its miracle is manifest.
"Sunset And Storm" by Madison Julius Cawein
To me (as frankly in a crack
The ither night the jillet spak
Right cheery owre a glass.)
Though hid frae unpoetic brain,
These hieroglyphics speak as plain
As e'er did Balaam's ass.
"To The Members Of The Sober Society; Sent To The Same With An Engraving" by Hector MacNeill
Fair Nature's priestesses! to whom,
In hieroglyph of bud and bloom,
Her mysteries are told;
Who, wise in lore of wood and mead,
The seasons' pictured scrolls can read,
In lessons manifold!
"To -----" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Chair and bureau are the hieroglyphs
Of some godly utterance wakened heads ignore:
So these posed sheets, before they thin to nothing,
Speak in sign language of a lost otherworld,
A world we lose by merely waking up.
"The Ghost's Leavetaking" by Sylvia Plath
Or I guess it is a uniform hieroglyphic,
And it means, Sprouting alike in broad zones and narrow
zones,
Growing among black folks as among white,
Kanuck, Tuckahoe, Congressman, Cuff, I give them the
same, I receive them the same.
"A child said, What is the grass?" by Walt Whitman

In news:

Ancient Egyptians did not speak to posterity only through hieroglyphs.
) in hieroglyphics texts and tomb scenes.
Hieroglyphic Being with Roche at the Icee Hot party, 10 pm Saturday, Aug 25.
We're never opposed to wild nails, but not everyone on the runways agreed with us this season: Instead of their dalmatian spots and mad hieroglyphics, Topshop went basic and nude.
If you're like most people, reading a plane ticket is about as easy as reading hieroglyphics.
She expertly worked with a vocabulary that included a resonant use of the upper body and a gestural language for the arms that sometimes approximated hieroglyphs.
A Q&A with hieroglyphs expert Janice Kamrin.
While doomsdayers predict the world will end on Dec 21, 2012, based on the "end date" of the Maya calendar shown in ancient hieroglyphics, experts say these inscriptions point instead to the.
Penmanship, like hieroglyphics and the IBM Selectric, has lost its purpose.
TRENTON — It might be a hieroglyph.
Neal Stephenson created the Hieroglyph Project to convince SciFi writers to stop worrying and learn to love the future.
The painted hieroglyphs and stone markings were filmed using a robot camera.
Bob's a speed bump on the road to progress By Bob Karolevitz I suppose all you computer folks think that writing my way ­ with a ball point pen and ancient typewriter ­ is not far removed from carving hieroglyphics on chunks of stone.
While scuba-diving on the Tanzania coast, Sam and Remi Fargo find a US Civil War ship's bell engraved with Aztec hieroglyphs.
Ancient Egyptians commemorated watermelons in hieroglyphics.
***

In science:

Cryptography appeared in the earlier human societies: Ancient Egyptians encrypted their hieroglyphic.
CRyptography and non commutative cohomology
Young, of the wave theory of light, partial decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphs, and much else).
Astrophysics in 2006
***