'Is your maid called Florence?' 'Her name is Florinda.' 'What an extraordinary name to give a maid!' 'I did not give it to her; she arrived in my service already christened'.'What I mean is,'said Mrs Riversedge,'that when Iget maids with unsuitable names I call them Jane; they soon get used to it.' 'An excellent plan,'said theaunt of Clovis coldly; 'unfortunately I have got used to being called Jane myself. It happens to be my name.'
As the shores of Ithaca gradually Faded away behind him And he sailed swiftly westward Toward Iberia and the Pillars of Hercules, Far from every Achaean sea, He felt he was alive once more, Freed from the oppressive bonds Of familiar, domestic things. And his adventurous heart rejoiced Coldly, devoid of love.constantine p. cavafy
The night is darkening round me, The wild winds Coldly blow; But a tyrant spell has bound me And I cannot, cannot go.
It has been a long time since I believed in Reality. I prefer the loveliness and the terror of my subjective experiences to those Coldly scientific explanations which in the long run turn out to be no more real, and far less fun, than my own fantasies and musings.sheldon kopp
Voluptuaries of all ages, of every sex, it is to you only that I offer this work; nourish yourselves upon its principles: they favor your passions, and these passions, whereof Coldly insipid moralists put you in fear, are naught but the means Nature employs to bring man to the ends she prescribes to him; harken only to these delicious promptings, for no voice save that of the passions can conduct you to happiness.
No one has to thank me for accepting the burden, because it is so big sacrifice for me to please or I would not do for kindness to anyone. I do this to for my country, as a duty of conscience, Coldly, calmly completed.antónio de oliveira salazar
The civilized have created the wretched, quite Coldly and deliberately, and do not intend to change the status quo; are responsible for their slaughter and enslavement; rain down bombs on defenseless children whenever and wherever they decide that their "vital interests" are menaced, and think nothing of torturing a man to death: these people are not to be taken seriously when they speak of the "sanctity" of human life, or the "conscience" of the civilized world.james baldwin
There’s a cool web of language winds us in, Retreat from too much joy or too much fear: We grow sea-green at last and Coldly die In brininess and volubility.robert graves
She says she doesn’t know what to do! But he says Coldly that he knows what he wants to do, but he can’t.gao xingjian
Alone! that worn-out word, So idly spoken, and so Coldly heard; Yet all that poets sing, and grief hath known, Of hope laid waste, knells in that word ALONE!Lytton
And bid the cheek be ready with a blush Modest as morning when she Coldly eyes The youthful Phœbus.william shakespeare
Such is the aspect of this shore; "Tis Greece, but living Greece no more! So Coldly sweet, so deadly fair, We start, for soul is wanting there.lord byron
'I believe I take precedence,' he said Coldly; 'you are merely the Club Bore: I am the Club Liar.'
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