A broken head in Cold Bath Fields produces a greater sensation among us than three pitched battles in India.1st Baron
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
Allen of Bath procured them the same honours from thence; and for some weeks it rained gold boxes: Chester, Worcester, Norwich, Bedford, Salisbury, Yarmouth, Tewkesbury, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Stirling, and other populous and chief towns following the example. Exeter, with singular affection, sent boxes of heart of oak.horace walpole
Margery was more of a religious hysteric than a mystic. But she gives a vibrant account of her life as a woman to whom religion and weeping were as attractive as sex was to the Wife of Bath.margery kempe
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
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.1942 Good Intentions,'Samson Agonistes'.
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.1863 Quoted in Colin Jarman The Guinness Dictionary of Sports Quotations (1990).
The Malay Peninsula, with the climate of a perpetual Turkish Bath.1906 British Malaya.
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 Updike
My own room is next the Bath room said Bernard it is decerated dark red as I have somber tastes. The Bath room has got a tip up bason and a hose thing for washing your head.daisy ashford
I've also grown as an actor as I've got older in life. I've learnt how to go to work, immerse myself 100 per cent in the character and, at the end of the day, take it all off and go back, get a nice bubble Bath, have a nice massage and realise that is not my life. And that feels good.halle berry
A conventional good read is usually a bad read, a relaxing Bath in what we know already. A true good read is surely an act of innovative creation in which we, the readers, become conspirators.malcolm bradbury
My wife said she'd never heard me singing in the Bath until last week.norman lamont
John Pienaar (BBC reporter): Which do you regret more, singing in the Bath when forced to withdraw from the ERM, or talking prematurely of green shoots last autumn?Norman Lamont: I .. Je ne regrette rien.norman lamont
They couldn't, in the National Party, run a Bath and if either the deputy leader or the leader tried to, Sir Robert would run away with the plug.david lange
O white and midnight sky, O starry Bath, Wash me in thy pure, heavenly crystal flood: Cleanse me, ye stars, from earthly soil and scath Let not one taint remain in spirit or blood!richard watson gilder
That in all capital or criminal prosecutions a man Bath a right to demand the cause and nature of his accusation, to be confronted with the accusers and witnesses, to call for evidence in his favor, and to a speedy trial by an impartial jury of twelve men of his vicinage, without whose unanimous consent he cannot be found guilty; nor can he be compelled to give evidence against himself; that no man be deprived of his liberty, except by the law of the land or the judgment of his peers.george mason
There must be quite a few things a hot Bath won't cure, but I don't know many of them.Sylvia Plath
I never feel so much myself as when I'm in a hot Bath.Sylvia Plath
You're welcome to take a Bath. You look like the second week of the garbage strike.neil simon
My working hours are not that conventional. I often get up about two in the morning and do a painting, and then I'll have a Bath, and then I often feel very hungry around 4am, so I'll go into Soho and have a meal somewhere like Balans. That's what I love about living here - there's always life around me.stella vine
O white and midnight sky, O starry Bath, Wash me in thy pure, heavenly crystal flood: Cleanse me, ye stars, from earthly soil and scath Let not one taint remain in spirit or blood!The Celestial Passion, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
If you wish, Faustinus, a Bath of boiling water to be reduced in temperature, a Bath, such as scarcely Julianus could enter, ask the rhetorician Sabinæus to bathe himself in it. He would freeze the warm baths of Nero.Martial, Epigrams (c. 80-104 AD), Book III, Epigram 25.
And the rose like a nymph to the Bath addrest, Which unveiled the depth of her glowing breast, Till, fold after fold, to the fainting air, The soul of her beauty and love lay bare.Percy Bysshe Shelley
An election is a moral horror, as bad as a battle except for the blood; a mud Bath for every soul concerned in it.George Bernard Shaw
I love to have a Bath with beautiful, relaxing music on and have no rush to do anything. It's a wonderful indulgence, and it helps me to calm down and stop my mind running overtime.Kylie Minogue in: Kathy Lette Kylie Minogue, Woman&Home
I'm going upstairs to take a Bath.Who: Stanley Uris
Methought I heard a voice cry, Sleep no more! Macbeth does murder sleep, the innocent sleep; Sleep, that knits up the ravell'd sleave of care, The death of each day's life, sore labor's Bath, Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course, Chief nourisher in life's feast.Macbeth, Scene II
The Scythians take kannabis seed, creep in under the felts, and throw it on the red-hot stones. It smolders and sends up such billows of steam-smoke that no Greek vapor Bath can surpass it. The Scythians howl with joy in these vapor-baths, which serve them instead of bathing, for they never wash their bodies with water.Book 4, Ch. 74 (The Histories)