Loose his beard, and hoary hair Streamed, like a meteor, to the troubled air.
Let the mantle of worldly enjoyments hang loose about you, that it may be easily dropped when death comes to carry you into another world.thomas boston
All hell has broken loose. I admit our Russian is limited, but we can say hello, come in, you are beautiful, oh no you don't. … So in our pride we ordered for breakfast an omelet, toast and coffee and what has just arrived is a tomato salad with onions, a dish of pickles, a big slice of watermelon and two bottles of cream soda. Something has slipped badly.john steinbeck
There are no stars to-night But those of memory. Yet how much room for memory there is In the loose girdle of soft rain.hart crane
Whensoever there is the fading of the Dharma and the uprising of unrighteousness, then I loose myself forth into birth. For the deliverance of the good, for the destruction of the evil-doers, for the enthroning of the Right, I am born from age to age.Krishna; Chapter 4, verses 7–8; Sri Aurobindo translation
Oft on the dappled turf at ease I sit, and play with similes, loose types of things through all degrees.william wordsworth
East, to the dawn, or west or south or north! loose rein upon the neck of—and forth!richard hovey
Who would not, finding way, break loose from hell,* * * * * *And boldly venture to whatever placeFarthest from pain?john milton
And for Incoherent Speech, it was amongst the Gentiles taken for one sort of Prophecy, because the Prophets of their Oracles, intoxicated with a spirit, or vapor from the cave of the Pythian Oracle at Delphi, were for a time really mad, and spake like mad-men; of whoose loose words a sense might be made to fit any event, in such sort, as all bodies are said to be made of Materia prima .thomas hobbes
When hopes and dreams are loose in the streets, it is well for the timid to lock doors, shutter windows and lie low until the wrath has passed. For there is often a monstrous incongruity between the hopes, however noble and tender, and the action which follows them. It is as if ivied maidens and garlanded youths were to herald the four horsemen of the apocalypse .Eric Hoffer
With my own group I like to keep it loose. They have to counter rather than go with me. When they stop I like to be moving.kenneth rexroth
But can we go to posterity with a sheaf of loose pages, or ask the readers of those days, with the whole of literature before them, to sift our enormous rubbish heaps for our tiny pearls? Such are the questions which the critics might lawfully put to their companions at table, the novelists and poets.virginia woolf
An harmless flaming meteor shone for hair, And fell adown his shoulders with loose care.Abraham Cowley
Her long loose yellow locks lyke golden wyre, Sprinckled with perle, and perling flowres atweene, Doe lyke a golden mantle her attyre.Edmund Spenser
Rules of property ought to be generally known, and not to be left upon loose notes, which rather serve to confound principles, than to confirm them.Lord Mansfield, Goodtitle v. Duke of Chandos (1760), 2 Burr. Part IV., p. 1076.
I am by no means sure that if a man kept a tiger , and lightning broke his chain, and he got loose and did mischief, that the man who kept him would not be liable.Bramwell, B., Nichols v. Marsland (1875), L. R. 10 Ex. 260.
Well I ain't seen my baby since I don't know when, I've been drinking bourbon whiskey, scotch and gin Gonna get high man I'm gonna get loose, Need me a triple shot of that juice Gonna get drunk don't you have no fear I want one bourbon, one scotch and one beer One bourbon, one scotch, one beer.John Lee Hooker, "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer".
Consequently, limestone when taken out of the kiln... though its bulk remains the same as before, it is found to have lost about a third of its weight owing to the boiling out of the water. Therefore, its pores being thus opened and its texture rendered loose, it readily mixes with sand, and hence the two materials cohere as they dry, unite with the rubble, and make a solid structure.Chapter V, Sec. 3 (Book II)
East, to the dawn, or west or south or north! loose rein upon the neck of and forth!richard hovey
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