Bath twice a day to be really clean, once a day to be passably clean, once a week to avoid being a public menace. Wilson
Inside Mr Enderby, pt.2, ch.1.
MissTwye was soaping her breasts in the bath When she heard behind her a meaning laugh And to her amazement she discovered A wicked man in the bathroom cupboard. Gavin Buchanan Ewart
All my house, But now, steamed like a bath with her thick breath. A lawyer could not have been heard; nor scarce Another woman, such a hail of words She has let fall. Ben Jonson
Of Lady Politic Would-be. Volpone, act 3, sc.5.
I test my bath before I sit, And I'm always moved to wonderment That what chills the finger not a bit Is so frigid upon the fundament. (Frederic) Ogden Nash
Good Intentions,'Samson Agonistes'.
Tching prayed on the mountain and wroteon his bath tub. Day by day make it new cut underbrush, pile the logs keep it growing. Ezra Loomis Pound
MAKE IT NEW 1954 The Cantos, no.53.
Praise the sports of the land And water, each one The bath by the beach, or the yacht on the sea But of all the sweet pleasures Known under the sun; A good game of Croquet's the sweetest to me. Thomas Mayne Reid
Quoted in Colin Jarman The Guinness Dictionary of Sports Quotations (1990).
And the rose like a nymph to the bath addressed, Which unveiled the depth of her glowing breast, Till, fold after fold, to the fainting air The soul of her beautyand love lay bare. Percy Bysshe Shelley
'The Sensitive Plant', pt.1, l.29^32.
How circumstantial reality is! Facts are like individual letters, with their spikes and loops and thorns, that make up words: eventually they hurt our eyes, and we long to take a bath, to rake the lawn, to look at the sea. John Hoyer UpdikeSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Self-Consciousness, I.'A Soft Spring Night in Shillington'.
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