The poets of each generation seldom sing a new song. They turn themes men always have loved, and sing them in the mode of their times. Clarence Shepard Day
The Crow's Nest,'Humpty-Dumpty and Adam'.
Mydear friend, clear your mind ofcant You may talk in this manner; it is a mode of talking in Society: but don't think foolishly. Samuel known as Dr Johnson Johnson
Remark,15 May. Quoted in James Boswell The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791), vol.4.
To establish any mode to abolish war, however advantageous it might be to nations, would be to take from such Government the most lucrative of its branches. Thomas Paine
^2 The Rights of Man.
A man of genius has a right to any mode of expression. Ezra Loomis Pound
Letter toJ B Yeats, 4 Feb.
We took away their countryand their means of support, broke up their mode of living, their habits of life, introduced disease and decayamong them and it was for this and against this they made war.Could anyone expect less? Philip Henry Sheridan
c.1870 Quoted inThomas C Leonard Above the Battle (1978).
A writer's self-consciousness, for which he is much scorned, is really a mode of interestedness, that inevitably turns outward. John Hoyer UpdikeSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Self-Consciousness, I.'A Soft Spring Night in Shillington'.
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