Along the river's summer walk, The withered tufts of asters nod; And trembles on its arid stalk The hoar plume of the golden-rod. And on a ground of sombre fir, And azure-studded juniper, The silver birch its buds of purple shows, And scarlet berries tell where bloomed the sweet wild-rose!
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one night Sailed off in a wooden shoe Sailed on a river of crystal light, Into a sea of dew.Eugene Field
Wynken, Blynken, and Nod one nightSailed off in a wooden shoe—Sailed on a river of crystal light,Into a sea of dew.Eugene Field
Or columbines, in purple dressed Nod o'er the ground-bird's hidden nest.william cullen bryant
With ravished ears The monarch hears, Assumes the god, Affects to Nod, And seems to shake the spheres.john dryden
Another age shall see the golden ear Imbrown the slope, and Nod on the parterre, Deep harvests bury all his pride has planned, And laughing Ceres re-assume the land.Alexander Pope
I look at Hank and he nods and I Nod and for a brief second I feel strong. Not strong enough to face myself, but strong enough to keep going.james frey
The minister gave out his text and droned along monotonously through an argument that was so prosy that many a head by and by began to Nod and yet it was an argument that dealt in limitless fire and brimstone and thinned the predestined elect down to a company so small as to be hardly worth the saving.mark twain
With ravished ears The monarch hears; Assumes the god, Affects the Nod, And seems to shake the spheres.john dryden
The pat on the back, the arm around the shoulder, the praise for what was done right and the sympathetic Nod for what wasn't are as much a part of golf as life itself.jerry ford
Don Donald was clearly accustomed to addressing people whose only way of responding was to Nod worshipfully and take notes. He did not, in other words, leave a lot of breaks in his testimony to allow for discussion. For the moment, that was fine, since it made it easier for Richard to drink.neal stephenson
Sometime we see a cloud that's dragonish ; A vapour sometime like a bear or lion , A tower'd citadel, a pendant rock, A forked mountain , or blue promontory With trees upon 't, that Nod unto the world , And mock our eyes with air : thou hast seen these signs; They are black vesper's pageants.william shakespeare
I lie amid the Goldenrod, I love to see it lean and Nod; I love to feel the grassy sod Whose kindly breast will hold me last, Whose patient arms will fold me fast! Fold me from sunshine and from song, Fold me from sorrow and from wrong: Through gleaming gates of Goldenrod I'll pass into the rest of God.Mary Clemmer, Goldenrod, last stanza.
The Sunflow'r, thinking 'twas for him foul shame To nap by daylight, strove t' excuse the blame; It was not sleep that made him Nod, he said, But too great weight and largeness of his head.Abraham Cowley
In cold December fragrant chaplets blow, And heavy harvests Nod beneath the snow.Alexander Pope
With ravish'd ears The monarch hears, Assumes the god, Affects to Nod, And seems to shake the spheres.john dryden
The son of Saturn gave The Nod with his dark brows. The ambrosial curls Upon the Sovereign One's immortal head Were shaken, and with them the mighty mount, Olympus trembled.Homer, The Iliad, Book I, line 666. Bryant's translation.
Shakes his ambrosial curls, and gives the Nod, The stamp of fate, and sanction of the god.Homer, The Iliad, Book I, line 684. Pope's translation.
And see all sights from pole to pole, And glance, and Nod, and bustle by, And never once possess our soul Before we die.Matthew Arnold
"Get your boys ready. However this turns out, there'll be trouble and they'll need more than tear gas and pepperballs to deal with it." "I see," Assad said, unhappy. A Nod to the ASPS, and the soldiers opened more cases, taking out compact FN P90 submachine guns. "Another contingency," he told Nina and Macy. "I really hope we don't have to use them, Mr. Chase."Andy McDermott, The Pyramid of Doom (2009), pp. 428-429.
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