And the poor in their fireless lodgings, dropping the sheets Of the evening paper: "Our day is our loss, O show us History the operator, the Organiser, Time the refreshing river." And the nations combine each cry, invoking the life That shapes the individual belly and orders The private nocturnal terror: "Did you not found the city state of the sponge, "Raise the vast military empires of the shark And the tiger, establish the robin's plucky canton? Intervene. Descend as a dove or A furious papa or a mild engineer, but descend."
I can reason down or deny everything, except this perpetual Belly: feed he must and will, and I cannot make him respectable.
And the L God said unto the serpent, Because thou hast done this, thou art cursed above all cattle, and above every beast of the field; upon thy Belly thou shalt go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life: And I will put enmity between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.Bible (Old Testament)
At this point I ceased argument with Lt. Goforth and shot him in the Belly.c. j. cherryh
Ricky Hatton ain't nothing but a fat man. I'm going to punch him in his beer Belly when I see him.ricky hatton
That inescapable animal walks with me,Has followed me since the black womb held,Moves where I move, distorting my gesture,A caricature, a swollen shadow,A stupid clown of the spirit's motive,Perplexes and affronts with his own darkness,The secret life of Belly and bone.delmore schwartz
But my knowledge of Marxism was limited to knowing that Marx was a Jew, and that he had a long white beard. I said to Lunatcharsky (the political communist commissar for Education, 1918) ‘Whatever you do, don’t ask me why I painted in blue or green, and why you can see a calf inside the cow’s Belly, etc. On the other hand you’re welcome: if Marx is so wise, let him come back to life and explain it himself’. I showed him my canvases.marc chagall
I come fresh from the street, fast on my feet, kind a lean and lazy; not much meat on my bones, and a whole lot alone, and more than a little bit crazy. The old six string was all I had to keep my Belly still, and for each full hour lesson I gave I got a crisp ten dollar bill.harry chapin
Behaving indecently in public, he said "I wish it were as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the Belly."Diogenes of Sinope
Thus, in his Belly, can he change a sin, Lust it comes out, that gluttony went in.Ben Jonson
Isocrates was in the right to insinuate, in his elegant Greek expression, that what is got over the Devil's back is spent under his Belly.alain-rené lesage
I'd like to be able to go on holiday and not to have to hold my Belly in for two whole weeks.Paul McCartney
You can't have been here that long you haven't got a pot Belly.duke of edinburgh philip
It is difficult to speak to the Belly, because it has no ears.
The broad-backed hippopotamus Rests on his Belly in the mud; Although he seems so firm to us He is merely flesh and blood.
What is got over the devil's back is spent under his Belly.
Let the back and sides go bare, my boys, Let the hands and the feet gang cold; But give to Belly, boys, beer enough, Whether it be new or old.
Back and side go bare, go bare, Both foot and hand go cold; But Belly, God send thee good ale enough, Whether it be new or old.
He didn't come out of my Belly, but my God , I've made his bones, because I've attended to every meal, and how he sleeps, and the fact that he swims like a fish because I took him to the ocean. I'm so proud of all those things. But he is my biggest pride .
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