But for 30 years, Orthodox leaders have tipped the balance between hawks and doves, and have been in a position to determine who forms a coalition and who runs the country.
The wild God of the world is sometimes merciful to those That ask mercy, not often to the arrogant. You do not know him, you communal people, or you have forgotten him; Intemperate and savage, the hawk remembers him; Beautiful and wild, the hawks, and men that are dying, remember him.(John) Robinson Jeffers
The hawks favored an air strike to eliminate the Cuban missile bases. The doves opposed the air strike and favored a blockade.Saturday Evening Post, 8 Dec. 1962
Unwind my riddle.Cruel as hawks the hours fly;Wounded men seldom come home to die;The hard waves see an arm flung high;Scorn hits strong because of a lie;Yet there exists a mystic tie.Unwind my riddle.Stephen Crane
In Washington they have their hawks and doves and in Ottawa we have our parrots.tommy douglas
"We know who the chicken hawks are. They talk tough on national defense and military issues and cast aspersions on others," he said. "When it was their turn to serve where were they? AWOL, that's where they were...the lead chickenhawk against Sen. Kerry [is] the vice president of the United States, Vice President Cheney.frank lautenberg
Some glory in their birth , some in their skill , Some in their wealth , some in their bodies' force , Some in their garments, though new-fangled ill; Some in their hawks and hounds , some in their horse ; And every humor hath his adjunct pleasure , Wherein it finds a joy above the rest .william shakespeare
No marvel, an it like your majesty, My lord protector's hawks do tower so well; They know their master loves to be aloft And bears his thoughts above his falcon's pitch.william shakespeare
Dost thou love hawking? thou hast hawks will soar Above the morning lark.william shakespeare
Cicala to cicala is dear, and ant to ant, and hawks to hawks, but to me the muse and song.Theocritus, Idyl, IX. Translation by Andrew Lang, Stanza 2.
Grasshopper to grasshopper, ant to ant is dear, hawks love hawks, but I the muse and song.Theocritus, Idyl, IX. Translation by Maurice Thompson.
Between two hawks, which flies the higher pitch; Between two dogs, which hath the deeper mouth; Between two blades, which bears the better temper; Between two horses, which doth bear him best; Between two girls, which hath the merriest eye; I have, perhaps, some shallow spirit of judgment; But in these nice sharp quillets of the law, Good faith, I am no wiser than a daw.Warwick, scene iv
In time the savage bull sustains the yoke; In time all haggard hawks will stoop to lure; In time small wedges cleave the hardest oak, In time the flint is pierced with softest shower, And she in time will fall from her disdain, And rue the sufferance of your friendly pain.thomas kyd
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