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  • Defying Gravity is a multi-nationally produced space travel television science fiction drama series, first On October 22, 2009, TV Squad reported that the sets for Defying Gravity had been destroyed and that the series had been canceled earlier this. — “Defying Gravity (TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • "Defying Gravity" is the signature song from the musical Wicked, composed by Stephen The remix of "Defying Gravity" was also the anthem at the 2007 Gay. — “Defying Gravity (song) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Defying Gravity is the title of the fifth studio album by Australian country music artist Keith Urban. The title Defying Gravity comes from the lyrics of "If Ever I Could. — “Defying Gravity (Keith Urban album) - Wikipedia, the free”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • They are afraid of this Ghost Dog, for it has cunning greater than they, stealing from their camps in fierce winters, robbing their traps, slaying their dogs, and defying their bravest hunters. — “The Call of the Wild” by Jack London
  • Augustus Caesar, having been tossed with a tempest at sea, fell to defying Neptune, and in the pomp of the Circensian games, to be revenged, deposed his statue from the place it had amongst the other deities. — “Essays” by Michel de Montaigne
  • A mere reed she feels in my hand!" (And he shook me with the force of his hold.) "I could bend her with my finger and thumb: and what good would it do if I bent, if I uptore, if I crushed her? Consider that eye: consider the resolute, wild, free thing looking out of it, defying me, with more than courage–with a stern triumph. — “Jane Eyre” by Charlotte Bronte
  • Erect upon the rock, angry and threatening, Otto Liedenbrock was a rather grotesque fierce parody upon the fierce Achilles defying the lightning. But I thought it my duty to interpose and attempt to lay some restraint upon this unmeasured fanaticism. — “A Journey to the Centre of the Earth” by Jules Verne
  • But, gazing on her graces, scantly clad With half a cloth, those smooth, full sides, those breasts Beauteously swelling, form of faultless mould, Sweet youthful face, fair as the moon at full, And dark orbs, by long curving lashes swept; Hearing her tender sighs and honeyed speech, The hunter fell to hot desire; he dared Essay to woo, with whispered words at first, And next by amorous approach, the Queen; Who, presently perceiving what he would, And all that baseness of him–being so pure, So chaste, and faithful–like a blazing torch Took fire of scorn and anger 'gainst the man, Her true soul burning at him, till the wretch, Wicked in heart, but impotent of will, Glared on her, splendidly invincible In weakness, loftily defying wrong, A living flame of lighted chastity. — “Ramayana” by Valmiki
  • And if the end were attained, if at last you emerged from the trial ever beautiful and ever young, defying time and evil, and lifted above the natural decay of flesh and intellect, who shall say that the awesome change would prove a happy one? Choose, my son, and may the Power who rules all things, and who says 'thus far shalt thou go, and thus much shalt thou learn,' direct the choice to your own happiness and the happiness of the world, which, in the event of your success, you would one day certainly rule by the pure force of accumulated experience.– Farewell!" — “She: A History of Adventure” by H Rider Haggard

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