I hold your hand in mine, dear, I press it to my lips. I take a healthy bite From your dainty fingertips. My joy would be complete, dear, If you were only here, But still I keep your hand As a precious souvenir.
You have to give it [the tiger] room. If you don't give it room, it will bite you.Frank Bainimarama
Color and bite permeate a language designed to rally many men, to destroy some, and to change the minds of others.william safire
Bunny takes another bite of his Big Mac and knows what everybody who is into this sort of things knows - that with its flaccid bun, its spongy meat, the cheese, the slimy little pickle and, of course, the briny special sauce, biting into a Big Mac is as close to eating pussy as, well, eating pussy.nick cave
Need I go on? I hate to bite Hands that led me to the limelight In the Penguin book, I regret The awkwardness. But British, no, the name's not right. Yours truly, Seamus.
He bit his lip in a manner which immediately awakened my maternal sympathy, and I helped him bite it.
He felt like a manwho, chasing rainbows, has had one of them suddenly turn and bite him in the leg.Plum
China is an attractive piece of meat coveted by all … but very tough, and for years no one has been able to bite into it.zhou enlai
If he is mad, so much the better; and if he is mad, I hope to God he’ll bite some of my generals.george ii of great britain
The food that memory gives to eat is bitter to the taste, and it is only with the teeth of hope that we can bear to bite it.h. rider haggard
Is there life before death? That's chalked upIn Ballymurphy. Competence with pain,Coherent miseries, a bite and a sup,We hug our little destiny again.seamus heaney
They must not fear, nor regard as sin, or take to heart any evil impulses to sin or to blasphemy, or doubts about the Sacrament, or any other such ugly temptations; for to experience these temptations defiles the soul no more than the bark of a dog or the bite of a flea. They trouble the soul but do not harm it provided a man puts them aside and ignores them. It does no good to struggle against them, or to try and master them by force, for the more a person struggles against them, the more persistent they become.walter hilton
Don't bark if you can't bite. (Sadler, 1873)Don't bite off more than you can chew.
Barking dogs seldom bite.
Avoid the pleasure which will bite tomorrow.
Let those find fault whose wit's so very small, They've need to show that they can think at all; Errors, like straws, upon the surface flow; He who would search for pearls, must dive below. Fops may have leave to level all they can; As pigmies would be glad to lop a man. Half-wits are fleas; so little and so light, We scarce could know they live, but that they bite.john dryden
Be at peace, my friend. One thing I have learnt about Death is that his bark is worse than his bite.david gemmell
Good scholars struggle to understand the world in an integral way (pedants bite off tiny bits and worry them to death). These visions of reality […] demand our respect, for they are an intellectual's only birthright. They are often entirely wrong and always flawed in serious ways, but they must be understood honorably and not subjected to mayhem by the excision of patches.stephen jay gould
Digby was a floccinaucinihilipilificator at heart which is an eight-dollar word meaning a joker who does not believe in anything he can't bite.
Men that make Envy and crooked malice nourishment, Dare bite the best.william shakespeare
Her new bark is worse than ten times her old bite.james russell lowell
While Fell was reposing himself in the hay, A reptile concealed bit his leg as he lay; But, all venom himself, of the wound he made light, And got well, while the scorpion died of the bite.
Great fleas have little fleas upon their backs to bite 'em, And little fleas have lesser fleas, and so ad infinitum. And the great fleas themselves, in turn, have greater fleas to go on; While these again have greater still, and greater still, and so on.augustus de morgan
So, naturalists observe, a flea Has smaller fleas that on him prey; And these have smaller still to bite 'em, And so proceed ad infinitum. Thus every poet in his kind Is bit by him that comes behind.jonathan swift
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