Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast.
Both the Oblation Board and the Specters of Indifference are bewitched by this truth about human beings: that innocence is different from experience. The Oblation Board fears and hates Dust, and the Specters feast on it, but it's Dust both of them are obsessed by.philip pullman
Life should serve up its feast of experience in a series of courses.1987 Close Quarters.
When I would make a feast I would my guests should praise it, not the cooks.1618 Epigrams, bk.1, no.5,'Against WritersThat Carp at Other Men's Books'.
Still to be neat, still to be drest, As you were going to a feast; Still to be powdered, still perfumed, Lady, it is to be presumed, Though art's hid causes are not found, All is not sweet, all is not sound. Give me a look, give me a face, That makes simplicity a grace; Robes loosely flowing, hair as free: Such sweet neglect more taketh me, Than all the adulteries of art; They strike mine eyes, but not my heart.Ben Jonson
So cruel prison how could betide, alas, As proud Windsor? where I, in lust and joy, With a King's son, my childish years did pass, In greater feast than Priam 's sons of Troy. Where each sweet place returns a taste full sour.howard, henry, earl of surrey
Some fiery fop, with new commission vain, Who sleeps on brambles till he kills his man; Some frolic drunkard, reeling from a feast, Provokes a broil, and stabs you for a jest.samuel johnson
They had been at a great feast of languages, and stolen the scraps.william shakespeare
There is a luxury in self-dispraise; And inward self-disparagement affords To meditative spleen a grateful feast.william wordsworth
There is no music more for him: His lights are out, his feast is done; His bowl that sparkled to the brim Is drained, is broken, cannot hold.Christina G. Rossetti, Peal of Bells.
Here's our chief guest. If he had been forgotten, It had been as a gap in our great feast.william shakespeare
"Music hath charms to soothe the savage beast," And therefore proper at a sheriff's feast.james bramston
The men went to Catraeth, swift was their host, the pale mead was their feast and it was their poison.Stanza A8, pp. 118.
Music, Music for a while Shall all your cares beguile. Alexander's feastjohn dryden
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