Just for a handful of silver he left us, Just for a riband to stick in his coat.
The velvet of her paws, Her coat that with the tortoise vies, Her ears of jet and emerald eyes, She saw; and purred applause.thomas gray
A man with a good coat upon his back meets with a better reception than he who has a bad one.
I will not coat my words in lumps of sugarI will serve them to our people with the bitter quinine.frank chipasula
On John Edwards, U.S. Senator from North Carolina: "The stump speech of pretty-boy Senator John Edwards, which I've heard often enough to be able to mouth along with him, has room for everything, including vivid, wrenching portraits of despair: 'Tonight somewhere in America a ten-year-old little girl will go to bed hungry, hoping and praying that tomorrow will not be as cold as today because she doesn't have the coat to keep her warm.' You'd have to have a heart of stone not to be doubled up in laughter at that line.mark steyn
Even castles in the sky can do with a fresh coat of paint.haruki murakami
I have always disliked being a man. The whole idea of manhood in America is pitiful, in my opinion. This version of masculinity is a little like having to wear an ill-fitting coat for one's entire life (by contrast, I imagine femininity to be an oppressive sense of nakedness).paul theroux
The love that loves a scarlet coat Should be more uniform.Honorius of Autun
They have asked me for my trousers, and I have given them; for my coat, and I have given that also; now they want my life, and that I cannot give.
Avisitor from Mars contemplating a man in a frock coat and top hat and a woman in a crinoline might well have supposed that they belonged to different species.James Laver
You are very attractive, but the coat you're wearing makes me think you are either a very rich woman or a very rich man's mistress.Marlon Brando
Chase after the truth like all hell and you’ll free yourself, even though you never touch its coat tails.clarence darrow
I love little pussy, her coat is so warm;And if I don't hurt her she'll do me no harm.ann taylor
Eyes wide and blank as the buttons on a first Communion coat.donald e. westlake
They're really designed so that our black coat will give you a waist, our trousers will hide your saddle bags, our cashmere makes your tits look great.trinny woodall
D'ye ken John Peel with his coat so gay?D'ye ken John Peel at the break of the day?D'ye ken John Peel when he's far, far away,With his hounds and his horn in the morning?
HOW happy is the little stone That rambles in the road alone, And does n’t care about careers, And exigencies never fears; Whose coat of elemental brown A passing universe put on; And independent as the sun, Associates or glows alone, Fulfilling absolute decree In casual simplicity.
A mirror does not develop because an historical pageant passes in front of it. It only develops when it gets a fresh coat of quicksilver in other words, when it acquires new sensitiveness; and the novel's success lies in its own sensitiveness, not in the success of its subject matter.e. m. forster
Story on Story of wonderful hills and streams Their blue-green haze locked in clouds! Mists brush my thin cap with moisture Dew wets my coat of plaited straw On my feet I wear pilgrim's sandals My hand holds a stick of old rattan Though I look down again on the dusty world What is that land of dreams to me?han shan
Want is a growing giant whom the coat of Have was never large enough to cover.ralph waldo emerson
D'ye ken John Peel with his coat so gay? D'ye ken John Peel at the break of the day? D'ye ken John Peel when he's far, far away, With his hounds and his horn in the morning?
He shivered. His coat was thin, and it was obvious he would not get his kiss, which he found puzzling. The manly heroes of the penny dreadfuls and shilling novels never had these problems getting kissed.
Leopard coat does not belong on humans.
Since the great French Revolution all colour has been gradually dying out of the male costume, until we have got reduced to our present gamut of brown, black and neutral tint; which, combined with the chimney-pot hat and the swallow-tailed coat, form a costume by no means particularly adapted to refresh the eye seeking for form or colour.
There is a Sunday conscience as well as a Sunday coat; and those who make religion a secondary concern put the coat and conscience carefully by to put on only once a week.
Old Abram Brown is dead and gone, You'll never see him more; He used to wear a long brown coat That buttoned down before.
John Lee is dead, that good old man, We ne'er shall see him more: He used to wear an old drab coat All buttoned down before.
Now old Tredgortha's dead and gone, We ne'er shall see him more; He used to wear an old grey coat, All buttoned down before.
The practice of abortion was revolutionized at virtually the same moment that the laws were revolutionized, through the widespread introduction of suction curettage in 1970. Even without a suction machine, a simple combination of catheter and syringe can produce enough suction to carry out a safe early abortion. As for the self-induced abortion, by thrusting a coat hanger or other dangerous object into the womb, this will also be a thing of the past.
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