Far out in the ocean, where the water is as blue as the prettiest cornflower, and as clear as crystal, it is very, very deep; so deep, indeed, that no cable could fathom it: many church steeples, piled one upon another, would not reach from the ground beneath to the surface of the water above. There dwell the Sea King and his subjects.
I'll cable Hitler and ask him to shoot around you.
No cord nor cable can so forcibly draw, or hold so fast, as love can do with a twined thread.robert burton
For angling-rod he took a sturdy oake;For line, a cable that in storm ne’er broke;His hooke was such as heads the end of poleTo pluck down house ere fire consumes it whole;The hook was baited with a dragon’s tale,—And then on rock he stood to bob for whale.william davenant
The Noisiest buzz in the industry lately has been over the emerging use of cable TV systems to provide fast network data transmissions using a device called a cable modem. But the likelihood of this technology succeeding is zilch.john c. dvorak
Habit is a cable; we weave a thread of it each day, and at last we cannot break it.horace mann
To complain about how the media are dominated by liberals, Limbaugh has an hour a day on network television, an hour on cable, and a radio show syndicated by over 600 stations.michael parenti
Every sinful act is another cord woven into that mighty cable of habit, which binds the spirit to the throne of darkness.thomas david
It's mind-boggling to consider that movies this bad are actually committed to film. The poor quality of The Pest in almost every category humor, intelligence, creativity, and just plain entertainment value ranks it somewhere between a bad infomercial and a local cable newscast. Rarely do I consider the act of seeing a movie to be a chore, but this kind of experience is the exception - Directed By Paul Miller.james berardinelli
Back then "cruel and unusual punishment" meant the rack and burning at the stake both of those things that had been used in pre-Revolutionary America but in more recent rulings it has been taken to mean the absence of cable television and denial of sex-change operations, or just overcrowding in the prisons.tom clancy
The origins and travels of our purchases remain matters of indifference, although to the more imaginative at least a slight dampness at the bottom of a carton, or an obscure code printed along a computer cable, may hint at processes of manufacture and transport nobler and more mysterious, more worthy of wonder and study, than the very goods themselves.Alain de Botton
I signed up for what? I thought I was just ordering cable.jon stewart
For angling-rod he took a sturdy oak; For line, a cable that in storm ne'er broke; His hook was such as heads the end of pole To pluck down house ere fire consumes it whole; This hook was bated with a dragon's tail, And then on rock he stood to bob for whale.
His angle-rod made of a sturdy oak; His line, a cable which in storms ne'er broke; His hook he baited with a dragon's tail, And sat upon a rock, and bobb'd for whale.
Every sinful act is another cord woven into that mighty cable of habit, which binds the spirit to the throne of darkness.
We have to be careful of Vince cable, he's extremely sharp and clever. In fact, he's almost as sharp and clever as he thinks he is.vince cable
On Vince cable: But he's charming and northern; he's the man tasked with crushing the poor in their own accent, isn't he really?jeremy hardy
He [George Washington cable] has taught me to abhor and detest the Sabbath day and hunt up new and troublesome ways to dishonor it.mark twain