To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: Atimeto be born, and atimeto die; atimetoplant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; A time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; Atimetoweep, and atimeto laugh; atimetomourn, and a time to dance: A time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; A time to get, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away; A time to rend, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak; A time to love, and a time to hate; a time of war, and a time of peace. Bible (Old Testament)
Yo persigo una forma que no encuentra mi estilo, boto n de pensamiento que busca ser la rosa; se anuncia con un beso que en mis labios se posa al abrazo imposible de laVenus de Milo. I seek a form that my style cannot discover, a bud of thought that wants to be a rose; it is heralded by a kiss that is placed on my lips in the impossible embrace of theVenus de Milo. Rube n pseudonym of Fe lixRube nGarc|a Sarmiento Dar| o
Prosas profanas,'Yo persigo una forma' (translated as'I seek a form',1922).
And the softness of my body will be guarded by embrace By each button, hook, and lace. For the man who should loose me is dead, Fighting with the Duke in Flanders, In a pattern called a war. Christ! What are patterns for? Amy Lowell
Then worms shall try That long preserved virginity: And your quaint honour turn to dust; And into ashes all my lust. The grave's a fine and private place, But none I thinkdo there embrace. Andrew Marvell
c.1650^1652 'To His Coy Mistress' (published1681).
But O as to embrace me she enclin'd I wak'd, she fled, and day brought back my night. John Milton
c.1658 Sonnets, no.19,'Methought I Saw'.
Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. Alexander Pope
An Essay on Man, epistle 2, l.217^19.
J'embrasse mon rival, mais c'est pour l'e touffer. If I embrace my rival, it is to strangle him. Jean Racine
Britannicus, act 4, sc.3.
Naked she lay, clasped in my longing arms, I filled with love, and she all over charms, Both equally inspired with eager fire, Melting through kindness, flaming in desire; With arms, legs, lips, close clinging to embrace. JohnWilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester
c.1672 'The Imperfect Enjoyment', l.1^6 (published1680).
O happy dames, that may embrace The fruit of your delight, Help to bewail the woeful case And eke the heavy plight Of me, that wonted to rejoice The fortune of my pleasant choice. Good ladies, help to fill my mourning voice. Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey
'O happy dames'.
It is better to fight for the good, than to rail at the ill; I have felt with my native land, I am one with my kind, I embrace the purpose of God, and the doom assigned. Tennyson
Maud, pt.3, sect.6, stanza 5, l.57^9.
His career was a text book example of the rise of a patrician in the snug embrace of the American establishment. TimeSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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