Sothat finding myself at present inorabout onehundred and twenty degrees off east longitude from England, it bred in me a desire to proceed on the same easterly course till I had ended where I began, and so to have once made one circle round the globe of the earth, which would have been a voyage of voyages.
By education most have been misled; So they believe, because they so were bred. The priest continues what the nurse began, And thus the child imposes on the man.john dryden
Mr Raymond Martin, beyond question, was born in the gutter, and bred in a Board-School, where they played marbles. He was further (I give the barest handful from great store) a Flopshus Cad, an Outrageous Stinker, a Jelly-bellied Flag-flapper (this was Stalky's contribution), and several other things which it is not seemly to put down.
God be thanked we were not bred up in that communion but are of a Church that is pious and sincere, and conformable in all its principles to the Scriptures. ... the Church of England is, without all doubt, the only true Church.
Sedition is bred in the lap of luxury and its chosen emissaries are the beggared spendthrift and the impoverished libertine.george bancroft
I find my familiarity with thee has bred contempt.Miguel de Cervantes
Oh, had I received the education I desired, had I been bred to the profession of the law, I might have been a useful member of society, and instead of myself and my property being taken care of, I might have been a protector of the helpless, a pleader for the poor and unfortunate.sarah grimké
It is hard for any one to be an honest politician who is not born and bred a Dissenter.william hazlitt
Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse. Whoever makes the fewest persons uneasy is the best bred in the company.jonathan swift
His puritan, muscular, moor-tramping soul (superbly mirrored in Higgins's hymn to the intellect in Pygmalion) bred in him a loathing of all things, whether poems or gadgets, that were designed to comfort the human condition without actively trying to improve it. (p. 103)Kenneth Tynan
He's as great a master of ill language as ever was bred at a Bear-Garden.
For his sleep Was aery light, from pure digestion bred.john milton
Hence vain deluding Joys, The brood of Folly without father bred!john milton
"What's a liger?" "It's pretty much my favorite animal. It's like a lion and a tiger mixed... bred for its skills in magic."Napoleon
It will not out of the flesh that is bred in the bone.
Happy in this, she is not yet so old But she may learn; happier than this, She is not bred so dull but she can learn; Happiest of all is, that her gentle spirit Commits itself to yours to be directed.william shakespeare
And bid her steal into the pleached bower, Where honeysuckles, ripen'd by the sun, Forbid the sun to enter, like favorites, Made proud by princes, that advance their pride Against that power that bred it.william shakespeare
What is bred in the bone will not come out of the flesh.
Create and save customized flash cards. Sign up today and start improving your vocabulary!