Stephen King consummately honors several traditions with his rare paperback original, 'Joyland.' He addresses the novel of carny life and sideshows, where the midway serves as microcosm, such as in those famous books by Ray Bradbury, Charles Finney and William Lindsay Gresham.
Albacore tuna has a mild flavor that's delicious served raw or seared briefly on the outside so that it's still rare on the inside.
My disease is a very rare form of muscular dystrophy, called disautonomic mitochondrial myopathy.
Mystique is rare now, isn't it? There aren't that many enigmas in this modern world.
Every year, you can depend on having at least a couple really exciting Nicole Kidman performances, and that's a rare thing.
I'm not happy on vacation. In those rare times when I have three hours with no work I have to do, I'm terribly uncomfortable.
I'm not the kind of guy who sits around at home and writes songs. Once in a while I'll pick up a guitar and noodle around, but it's rare.
The perfect normal person is rare in our civilization.
Sanity is surely not about normality in the statistical sense: it is about an eternal and natural idea of the healthy personality - which indeed may be a rare achievement.
Perfect numbers like perfect men are very rare.
In 'A Poetics of Optics,' Equi writes that 'all images bank on alchemy.' This idea captures her fundamental sense of poetry as turning common material into something rare and valuable.
Before the 20th century, to be a successful musician was merely to be one who was employed. A few, such as Liszt, Paderewski and several singers, had phenomenally lucrative careers, but they were rare - and Liszt gave all of his money away, travelling by choice in a third-class rail carriage.
Readers are plentiful: thinkers are rare.
The first one was quite cheap, but that was expensive for us. For my folks to buy on the Never Never. It was quite, you know, a rare object to have and I gained quite a lot of status by having this.
It's rare for anyone to value the opinions of a teenage girl.
However rare true love may be, it is less so than true friendship.
On the rare occasions I go to the gym, I prefer silence.
To even be a working entertainer in Hollywood is such a rare privilege.
Reading great dialogue as an actor is such a rare privilege.
It is a very rare thing for a man of talent to succeed by his talent.