Even as an adult I find it difficult to sleep on Christmas Eve. Yuletide excitement is a potent caffeine, no matter your age.
A is for Adam and E is for Eve. B is for bile, blood and bones.Peter Greenaway
The Lord made Adam, the Lord made Eve, he made ‘em both a little bit naive.
St. Agnes' Eve Ah, bitter chill it was! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold.john keats
Our mother Eve, who tasted of the tree, Giving to Adam what she held most dear, Was simply good, and had no power to see.Aemilia Lanyer
When Eve upon the first of Men The apple press’d with specious cant, Oh! what a thousand pities then That Adam was not adamant!thomas hood
Heralds and statesmen, by your leave, Here lies what once was Matthew Prior; The son of Adam and of Eve; Can Bourbon or Nassau go higher?Matthew Prior
In the middle of the last century there was comparatively little movement of workmen from place to place:;; but Adam Smith's fierce attack on the law of settlement shows that migration was on the increase. The world was, in fact, on the Eve of an industrial revolution:;; and it is interesting to remember that the two men who did most to bring it about, Adam Smith and James Watt, met, as I have mentioned, in Glasgow, when one was dreaming of the book, and the other of the invention, which were to introduce a new industrial age.Arnold Toynbee
When Adam delved and Eve span, Who was then a gentleman?John Ball
Not Eve, whose fault was only too much love, Which made her give this present to her dear, That what she tasted he likewise might prove, Whereby his knowledge might become more clear; He never sought her weakness to reprove With those sharp words which he of God did hear; Yet men will boast of knowledge, which he took From Eve's fair hand, as from a learned book.Aemilia Lanyer
When Adam and Eve were dispossessed / Of the garden hard by Heaven / They planted another one down in the West / Twas Devon, glorious Devonedward german
Mankind, from Adam, have been women's fools;Women, from Eve, have been the devil's tools:Heaven might have spar'd one torment when we fell;Not left us women, or not threatened hell.granville, george, 1st baron lansdowne
Adam and Eve had many advantages, but the principle one was that they escaped teething.mark twain
After all these years, I see that I was mistaken about Eve in the beginning; it is better to live outside the Garden with her than inside it without her.mark twain
Adam blamed Eve, Eve blamed the serpent and the serpent didn't have a leg to stand on.
Eve was not taken out of Adam's head to top him, neither out of his feet to be trampled on by him, but out of his side to be equal with him, under his arm to be protected by him, and near his heart to be loved by him.
As soon as Eve ate the apple of wisdom, she reached for the fig leaf.Judson K. Cornelius
The Bible says that the last thing God made was Eve. He must have made her on Saturday night – it shows fatigue .
If we have to start over again with another Adam and Eve, then I want them to be Americans and not Russians, and I want them on this continent and not in Europe.
Once upon a time of all the good days in the year, on Christmas Eve old Scrooge sat busy in his counting-house.
Long, long may it be, ere he comes again! His hour is one of darkness, and adversity, and peril. But should domestic tyranny oppress us, or the invader's step pollute our soil, still may the Gray Champion come, for he is the type of New England's hereditary spirit; and his shadowy march, on the Eve of danger, must ever be the pledge, that New England's sons will vindicate their ancestry.Nathaniel Hawthorne
Then the nun-like twilight came, violet-vestured and still, And the night's first star outshone afar on the Eve of Bunker Hill.
"There's nothing great Nor small," has said a poet of our day, Whose voice will ring beyond the curfew of Eve And not be thrown out by the matin's bell.
We are now on the Eve of great decisions, not easy decisions, like resistance when you're attacked, but a long, patient, costly struggle which alone can assure triumph over the great enemies of man war, poverty, and tyranny and the assaults upon human dignity which are the most grievous consequences of each.