sing the sweets I know, the charms I feel, My morning incense,
and my evening meal, The sweets of
Hasty-Pudding.Come, dear bowl, Glide o'er my
palate, and inspire my soul. Joel Barlow 'The Hasty-Pudding', canto1
bowl so slow that if after I have delivered the ball and don't like the
lookof it,I can run after it and bring it back. SirJ(ames) M(atthew) Barrie Quoted in Colin
Jarman The Guinness Dictionary of Sports Quotations (1990).
Does the eagle know what's in the pit Or wilt thou go ask
the mole? Can wisdom be put
in a silver rod, Or Love in a golden
bowl. William Blake Thel's Motto. The Book of Thel.
Awake! for Morning in the bowl of night Has flung the stone that puts the stars
to flight: And Lo! the Hunter
of the East has caught The Sultan's turret
in a noose of light. Edward Fitzgerald The Ruba iya t of Omar Khayya m of Naishapur,
The fellows were practising long shies and bowling lobs and slow twisters.
In the soft grey silence he could hear the bump of the
balls: and from here and from there through the quiet
air the sound of the cricket bats: pick, pack, pock, puck:
like drops of water in a fountain falling softly in the
brimming bowl. James Augustine Aloysius Joyce A Portrait of the Artist as aYoung Man.
The cowboys had lived for months under the great bowl of the sky, and yet
the Montana skies seemed deeper than the skies of
Texas or Nebraska. Their depth and blueness robbed
even the sun of its harsh forceit seemed smaller, in
the vastness, and the whole sky no longer turned white
at noon as it had in the lower plains. Always, somewhere
to the north, there was a swath of blueness, with
white cloads floating in it like petals in a pond. 537 LarryJeff McMurtry Lonesome Dove, ch.93.
The simple dignity of a child drinking a bowl of milk embodies the
fascination of an ancient rite. Carl Sandburg Quoted in
Personalia, the Complete Poems of Carl Sandburg (1970).
scoop of pure honey set in a green bowl. Godfrey Smith Of Bath.The English Companion.
onion atoms lurk within the bowl, And,
half-suspected, animate the whole. Rev Sydney Smith 'Receipt for a
Salad', quoted in Lady Holland Memoir (1855), vol.1, ch.11.