Lo! as that youth's eyes burned at thine, so went Thy spell through him, and left his straight neck bent And round his heart one strangling golden hair. 698Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Kerchak was dead.Withdrawing the knife that had so often rendered him master of far mightier muscles than his own, Tarzan of the Apes placed his foot upon the neck of his vanquished enemy, and once again, loud through the forest rang the fierce, wild cry of the conqueror.And thus came the young Lord Greystoke into the kingship of the Apes.Edgar Rice Burroughs
Marriage is rarely bliss But, surely it would be worse As particles to pelt At thousands of miles per sec About a universe In which a lover's kiss Would either not be felt Or break the loved one's neck.wystan hugh auden
Have stooped my neck under your injuries And sighed my English breath in foreign clouds, Eating the bitter bread of banishment.william shakespeare
It may not be fit, in point of discipline, that a subordinate officer should dispute the commands of his superior, if he were ordered to go to the mast head: but if the superior were to order him thither, knowing that, for some bodily infirmity, it was impossible he should execute the order, and that he must infallibly break his neck in the attempt, and it were so to happen, the discipline of the navy would not protect that superior from being guilty of the crime of murder.
When I warned the French that Britain would fight on alone,General Weygand told their Prime Minister and his divided Cabinetthat inthreeweeks England will have her neck wrung like a chicken. Some chicken, some neck!Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill
But afterall it's not the winning that matters, is it? Or is it? It's to coin a word the amenities that count: the smell of the dandelions, the puff of the pipe, the click of the bat, the rain on the neck, the chill down the spine, the slow, exquisite coming on of sunset and dinner and rheumatism.alistair Cooke
Utinam populus Romanus unam cervicem haberet! Would that the Roman people had but one neck!
And graven with diamonds in letters plain There is written, her fair neck round about: Noli me tangere, for Caesar's I am, And wild for to hold, though I seem tame. See Bible118:23.
A buzzard took the monkey for a ride in the airThe monkey thought that everything was on the squareThe buzzard tried to throw the monkey off his backBut the monkey grabbed his neck and said — "Now listen, Jack...""Straighten up and fly rightStraighten up and fly rightStraighten up and fly rightCool down, papa, don't you blow your top."nat "king" cole
No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.frederick douglass
No man rides harder than my Lord Scamperdale – always goes as if he had a spare neck in his pocket.Robert Smith Surtees
It was blazing sunshine and I went on in a turquoise neck muff, glamorous dress and muddy boots and just had the best gig, really emotional. I've had emails from people saying that they cried. They promised it wasn't the drugs.kt tunstall
No one I met at this time — doctors, nurses, practicantes, or fellow-patients — failed to assure me that a man who is hit through the neck and survives it is the luckiest creature alive. I could not help thinking that it would be even luckier not to be hit at all.george orwell
In so far as the intention of education is to train the child for a vocation it is a millstone around his neck.john carroll
The old man nodded, as if his neck was afraid of the weight of his head.Raymond Chandler
For myself I say deliberately, it is better to have a millstone tied round the neck and be thrown into the sea than to share the enterprises of those to whom the world has turned, and will turn, because they minister to its weaknesses and cover up the awful realities which it shudders to look at.thomas henry huxley
A fellow that makes no figure in company, and has a mind as narrow as the neck of a vinegar-cruet.samuel johnson
No man can put a chain about the ankle of his fellow man without at last finding the other end fastened about his own neck.
East, to the dawn, or west or south or north! Loose rein upon the neck of and forth!richard hovey
Prevarications intertwined have ascended upon my neck, he hath thrust at my strength , God hath delivered me into hands, that I cannot rise up; prevarications intertwined ascending upon the neck , denotes that falses ascended towards things interior or rational .
The opening movements of Manipuri dance, chali ... required synchronisation in movement of almost all the parts of the body head, eye, neck, hands and legs. You keep discovering different facets of yourself as you learn more about dance.
Anger wishes that all mankind had only one neck; love, that it had only one heart; grief, two tear-glands; and pride, two bent knees.
A monarch's neck should always have a noose around it. It keeps him upright.
Lady, by one light only We look from Alfred's eyes, We know he saw athwart the wreck The sign that hangs about your neck, Where One more than Melchizedek Is dead and never dies.