He had no nose, properly speaking, but a large beak of preposterous widthlessness, which gave his whole face the expression of falling gravely downstairs, and quite obliterated the unimportant chin.
Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, Butwhy did you kick me downstairs?Isaac Bickerstaffe
When they come downstairs from their IvoryTowers, Idealists are veryapt to walk straight into the gutter.Logan Pearsall Smith
They don't seem to realize that I have grown up and can get laughs without falling downstairs.
Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love,But - why did you kick me downstairs?Isaac Bickerstaffe
[In casual conversation] The reason why I feel relatively indifferent to [the Anglican Church of England] is it's lost its power, and it's so desperately keen to solicit support that they're willing to throw God out of the window in order to retain it. God for the many of the Anglicans is nothing more than a sort of awkward geriatric relative, kept upstairs, who might be embarrassingly coming downstairs, incontinently, and cause trouble.jonathan miller
Here is Edward Bear, coming downstairs now, bump, bump, bump, on the back of his head, behind Christopher Robin. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming downstairs, but sometimes he feels that there really is another way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment and think about it.a. a. milne
Why do they put the Gideon Bibles only in the bedrooms, where it's usually too late, and not in the barroom downstairs?christopher morley
I was walking downstairs carrying a drink in one hand and a book in the other. Don't try that after ninety.studs terkel
When late I attempted your pity to move, why seemed you so deaf to my prayers? Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, but why did you kick me downstairs?
The atom can't be seen, yet its existence can be proved. And it is simple to prove that it can't ever be seen. It has to be studied by indirect evidence — and the technical difficulty has been compared to asking a man who has never seen a piano to describe a piano from the sound it would make falling downstairs in the dark.carl david anderson
If ever that silly old man comes interfering here again with his umbrella, I'll kick him downstairs and jump on his stomach in front of the photographers.neville chamberlain
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