Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death is both a contemplation of these facts and a reflection upon living with them for decades.
contemplation and meditation are not just for monks and hermits.
Birthdays can be moments of contemplation, reexamination, and reinvention.
Banewl, from 1999, is an amazing 63-minute contemplation of a solar eclipse, as watched among cows on the bluffs of Cornwall.
He went, and the experience “launched me into a lifelong passion for spirituality, meditation, and contemplation,” he said.
For the first time the prisoner raised his eyes from contemplation of the floor.
Raising his eyes from a contemplation of the heels in front of him, he saw Belle Langdon.
The contemplation of her pleasure gave me what some would call the most unselfish delight.
The contemplation of the infirm and lonely steed overcame him.
A long vista of food-less days opened before her, and in their contemplation the weight in her heart grew very heavy indeed.
c.1200, "religious musing," from Old French contemplation or directly from Latin contemplationem (nominative contemplatio) "act of looking at," from contemplat-, past participle stem of contemplari "to gaze attentively, observe," originally "to mark out a space for observation" (as an augur does). From com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + templum "area for the taking of auguries" (see temple (n.1)).