The sun had long since in the lap Of Thetis taken out his nap, And, like a lobster boil'd, the morn From black to red began to turn.
I’m sympathetic to the decent and hapless footsoldier into whose lap falls the unenviable duty of carrying out fubar policies.rene balcer
And behind their frail partitions Business women lie and soak, Seeing through the draughty skylight Flying clouds and railway smoke. Rest you there, poor unbelov'd ones, lap your loneliness in heat, All too soon the tiny breakfast, Trolley-bus and windy street!john betjeman
Work was like cats were supposed to be: if you disliked and feared it and tried to keep out if its way, it knew at once and sought you out and jumped on your lap and climbed all over you to show how much it loved you. Please God, he thought, don't let me die in harness.Sir Kingsley Amis
He spoke, and loosed our heart in tears. He laid us as we lay at birth 31 On the cool flowery lap of earth.Matthew Arnold
Here rest his head upon the lap of earth Ayouth to fortune and to fame unknown. Fair Science frowned not on his humble birth, And Melancholy marked him for her own.thomas gray
So may'st thou live, till like ripe fruit thou drop Into thy mother's lap, or be with ease Gathered, not harshly plucked, for death mature: This is old age; but then thou must outlive Thy youth, thy strength, thy beauty, which will change To withered weak and grey.john milton
Most of the time you're playing the crazy girl or the stripper - always the stripper! I mean, how many strippers can I play. I can do a lap dance phenomenally, and that's not a good sign, because I'm not a stripper.diora baird
Then flash'd the living lightning from her eyes, And screams of horror rend th' affrighted skies, Not louder shrieks to pitying Heaven are cast, When husbands, or when lap dogs, breathe their last; Or when rich China vessels fallen, from high, In glittering dust and painted fragments lie.Alexander Pope
Here rests his head upon the lap of earth, A youth, to fortune and to fame unknown; Fair Science frowned not on his humble birth, And Melancholy marked him for her own.thomas gray
Light gatherer. You fell from a star into my lap, the soft lamp at the bedside mirrored in you, and now you shine like a snowgirl, a buttercup under a chin, the wide blue yonder you squeal at and fly in.carol ann duffy
Pansies in soft April rains Fill their stalks with honeyed sap Drawn from Earth's prolific lap.bayard taylor
Hoary-headed frosts Fall in the fresh lap of the crimson rose.william shakespeare
During this season of Lent, we pray that we might experience more deeply God ’s mercy , goodness, and love . Despite our weaknesses and sins , we are invited to put the “if” questions in the lap of God and let him fill us with the assurance, the blessed assurance, of divine grace .
Yet verily these issues lie on the lap of the gods.
Be patient, my friends; time rolls rapidly away; our longing has its end. The hour will strike, who knows how soon? when the maternal lap of everlasting Love shall be opened to us, and the full peace of God breathe around us from the palmy summits of Eden.
The maid of India, blessed again to hold In her full lap the Champac's leaves of gold.thomas moore
At the head of Flora's dance; Simple Snow-drop, then in thee All thy sister-train I see; Every brilliant bud that blows, From the blue-bell to the rose; All the beauties that appear, On the bosom of the Year, All that wreathe the locks of Spring, Summer's ardent breath perfume, Or on the lap of Autumn bloom, All to thee their tribute bring.james montgomery
A voice of greeting from the wind was sent; The mists enfolded me with soft white arms; The birds did sing to lap me in content, The rivers wove their charms, And every little daisy in the grass Did look up in my face, and smile to see me pass!richard henry stoddard
And ever, against eating cares, lap me in soft Lydian airs.john milton
I sometimes think that never blows so red The Rose as where some buried Csesar bled; That every Hyacinth the Garden wears Dropt in her lap from some once lovely Head.omar khayyám
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