You're leaping over the hedge before you come to the stile.
Men leap over where the hedge is lower. (Strauss, 1994 p. 1087)
Don't turn your back upon your doctrinal doubts and difficulties. Go up to them and examine them. Perhaps the ghastly object which looks to you in the twilight like a sheeted ghost may prove to be no more than a table-cloth hanging upon a hedge.andrew kennedy hutchison boyd
These masters of the universe must be tamed in the interests of the ordinary families whose jobs and livelihoods are being put at risk... The Tories won't say anything about the current crisis as they are completely in the pockets of the hedge funds.vince cable
I have likewise made many 'skies' and effects — for I wish it could be said of me as Fuselli says of Rembrandt, 'he followed nature in her calmest abodes and could pluck a flower on every hedge — yet he was born to cast a steadfast eye on the bolder phenomena of nature'... We have had noble clouds & effects of light & dark & color.john constable
In every hedge and ditch both day and nightWe fear our death, of every leafe affright.guillaume de salluste du bartas
But I was confused. Here we were scrambling around looking under rocks for great long-term investments, and every other hedge fund, or so it seemed, was doing some funny hedge of cheap yen money and T-bills. That's investing?andy kessler
I want a priest, a rabbi and a Protestant minister. I want to hedge my bets.wilson mizner
To hedge the bets he made every working day, Meriwether kept a set of rosary beads in his briefcase.william poundstone
Satan may build a hedge about us and fence us in and hinder our movements, but he cannot roof us in and prevent our looking up.james hudson taylor
A hedge between keeps friends green. (Strauss, 1998 p. 68)
Wealthy investors should realize that they are the cash cows of the investment industry, and that most of the exclusive investment vehicles available to them - separate accounts, hedge funds, limited partnerships, and the like - are designed to bleed them with commissions, transactional costs, and other fees.
I plucked a honeysuckle where The hedge on high is quick with thorn, And climbing for the prize, was torn, And fouled my feet in quag-water; And by the thorns and by the wind The blossom that I took was thinn'd, And yet I found it sweet and fair.Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Among the crooked lanes, on every hedge, The glow-worm lights his gem; and through the dark, A moving radiance twinkles.james thomson
When all the birds are faint with the hot sun, And hide in cooling trees, a voice will run From hedge to hedge about the new-mown mead; That is the grasshopper's he takes the lead In summer luxury he has never done With his delights, for when tired out with fun, He rests at ease beneath some pleasant weed.john keats
Don't turn your back upon your doctrinal doubts and difficulties. Go up to them and examine them. Perhaps the ghastly object which looks to you in the twilight like a sheeted ghost may prove to be no more than a table-cloth hanging upon a hedge.
Some to the holly hedge Nestling repair; and to the thicket some; Some to the rude protection of the thorn.james thomson
The hedge sparrow fed the cuckoo so long, That it had it head bit off by it young.
With a fork drive Nature out, She will ever yet return; hedge the flowerbed all about, Pull or stab or cut or burn, She will ever yet return.robert graves
And in the warm hedge grew lush eglantine, Green cowbind and the moonlight-coloured may.Percy Bysshe Shelley