Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern.
They gave us our rice bowl and we don't want it broken.1993 On the need to avoid offending the government that permitted broadcasts by Shanghai's Radio Orient. In the New YorkTimes, 26 Apr.
I'm not swimming in the soup bowl. I'm not getting overcooked in that big stew pot.2004 On why he lives in France rather than in Los Angeles. Quoted in Scotland on Sunday, 2 May. English writer. He ran away from school in 1802, lived with a prostitute in London, became an opium addict at Oxford, lived for a time in the Lake District and moved to Edinburgh in1828.
"The cardinal difficulty," said MacPhee, "in collaboration between the sexes is that women speak a language without nouns. If two men are doing a bit of work, one will say to the other, 'Put this bowl inside the bigger bowl which you'll find on the top shelf of the green cupboard.' The female for this is, 'Put that in the other one in there.' And then if you ask them, 'in where?' they say, 'in there, of course.' There is consequently a phatic hiatus."c. s. lewis
If the world could remain within a frame Like a painting on a wall, Then I think we would see the beauty, then We would stand staring in awe At our still lives posed Like a bowl of oranges, Like a story told By the fault lines and the soil.Conor Oberst, "Bowl of Oranges", Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground (2002).
Zimbabwe, once the breadbasket of Africa, is now its dust bowl.“The Genocide in Democratic South Africa,” WorldNetDaily.com, January 19, 2007;
The standard of simple eating is one bowl of rice and one side dish."Book I, p. 42 (Food governs your destiny)
The Judge straightway the eye of the servitors caught: And soon bowl, bottles, sugar and sliced beef were brought. Plut and Rykov so briskly set to cut and clink, So to greedily swallow, so copiously drink, That in half an hour twenty-three fillets they munched, And downed half a huge bowl of most excellent punch .Book Nine, The Battle
The Horeszkos denied me the girl! Had the nerve Me, me, Jacek, a bowl of black gruel to serve!Book Ten, Emigration – Jacek
In the early years, especially around the mid 90s, I had this feeling you could play around on his ego and get him out. He believed he could attack bowlers at any time and anyone who could bowl maidens to him stood a good chance. Things are of course different now.Erapalli Anantharao Srinivas Prasanna 
Don't bowl him bad balls, he hits the good ones for fours.Michael Kasprowicz  (Quotes about Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar)
Mathew Zemek - Fox Sports - "In a once-in-a-lifetime national championship game, Vince Young became a once-in-a-lifetime college football legend...Vince Young is easily the greatest single player in the history of the Rose bowl (a mouthful of a statement in its own right), and likely the owner of the greatest single-game performance in the 137-year history of Division I-A college football.""Instant Analysis - Rose Bowl". Fox Sports. January, 2006. Retrieved on 2006-06-27.
"The power of this Eastern eleven lay in its ability to rip through and smear opposing plays. Its uncanny faculty in this department was pronounced especially so in a season where the attack was featured and the offensive often given no great attention. Any attack in the country, including that bewildering onslaught launched by Notre Dame, would have found great trouble in hammering out any extensive distance against Neale's machine. - Grantland Rice, describing the 1921 football team that went to the 1922 Rose bowlScarborough, David Knowles (1979). "Intercollegiate Athletics at Washington and Jefferson College: the Building of a Tradition". Ph.D Dissertation (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: University of Pittsburgh).
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