If Amsterdam or Leningrad vie for the title of Venice of the North, then Venice - what compliment is high enough? Venice, with all her civilisation and ancient beauty, Venice with her addiction to curious aquatic means of transport, yes, my friends, Venice is the Henley of the South.
The compact which exists between the north and the South is a covenant with death and an agreement with hell.william lloyd garrison
East, to the dawn, or west or south or north! Loose rein upon the neck of—and forth!richard hovey
The Aegean sea washes Greece on two sides: first, the side that faces towards the east and stretches from Sunium, towards the north as far as the Thermaean Gulf and Thessaloniceia, a Macedonian city...; and secondly, the side that faces towards the south, I mean the Macedonian country, extending from Thessaloniceia as far as the Strymon.
Guwahati is located on the Brahmaputra River in Assam, a state in the extreme northeast of India connected to the rest of the country by the narrow Siliguri Corridor, nearly 125 km east of the border with West Bengal and and about 62 miles north of the border with Bangladesh .
If you want to see the acceptable face of capitalism, go out to an oil rig in the north Sea.William Randolph Hearst
O Swallow, Swallow, flying, flying South, Fly to her, and fall upon her gilded eaves, And tell her, tell her, what I tell to thee. O tell her, Swallow, thou that knowest each, That bright and fierce and fickle is the South, And dark and true and tender is the north.Tennyson
Coal fires are a notorious risk for coalmines. In north America whole towns have had to be relocated because of fires that have been uncontrollable.”tim flannery
On John Edwards, U.S. Senator from north Carolina: "The stump speech of pretty-boy Senator John Edwards, which I've heard often enough to be able to mouth along with him, has room for everything, including vivid, wrenching portraits of despair: 'Tonight somewhere in America a ten-year-old little girl will go to bed hungry, hoping and praying that tomorrow will not be as cold as today because she doesn't have the coat to keep her warm.' You'd have to have a heart of stone not to be doubled up in laughter at that line.mark steyn
Here you are with one foot in Punjab and another in the north West Frontier. Here you are among docile population and yet near enough to influence Oudh .
I have heard something said about allegiance to the South: I know no South, no north, no East, no West, to which I owe any allegiance.
What Great Britain calls the Far East is to us the near north.Sir Robert Gordon Menzies
Just as a tree cut down, that fellTo north, or southward, there it lies:So man departs to heaven or hell,Fix'd in the state wherein he dies.Isaac Watts
Canada emerged as a political entity with boundaries largely determined by the fur trade. These boundaries included a vast north temperate land area extending from the Atlantic to the Pacific and dominated by the Canadian Shield. The present Dominion emerged not in spite of geography but because of it.harold innis
East, to the dawn, or west or south or north! Loose rein upon the neck of and forth!richard hovey
The trumpet! the trumpet! the dead have all heard: Lo, the depths of the stone-cover'd charnels are stirr'd: From the sea, from the land, from the south and the north, The vast generations of man are come forth.henry hart milman
After Goa’s independence the city was renamed Panaji... a new flashy assembly complex was built, on a hill to its north in 2000.Paul Harding
You cannot be absolutely dumb when you live with a person unless you are an inhabitant of the north of England or the State of Maine.
O tell her, Swallow that thy brood is flown: Say to her, I do but wanton in the South, But in the north long since my nest is made.Tennyson
I had a farm in Africa, at the foot of the Ngong Hills. The Equator runs across these highlands, a hundred miles to the north, and the farm lay at an altitude of over six thousand feet. In the day-time you felt that you had got high up, near to the sun, but the early mornings and evenings were limpid and restful, and the nights were cold.karen blixen
Of course, fairies are all imported in north America. We have no native fairies. The Little People do not long survive importation unless they go to California and grow large and beautiful, but haven't much flavour, like the fruit and the film stars.Robertson Davies
north Vietnam cannot defeat or humiliate the United States. Only Americans can do that.richard nixon
[About the Chawias in the Aures]. A very large proportion of fair (sometimes golden) hair, blue eyes, and complexions, especially in the case of young children, who lack the tan produced by years of exposure to the fierce heat of the summer sun, often paler than our own, were the physical characteristics which at once arrested our attention, while their strange Berber tongue, akin to that spoken by the Kabyles in the north, bore no resemblance to the Arabic of the nomads and of the oasis of the Sahara.
Lo! body and soul! this land! Mighty Manhattan, with spires, and The sparkling and hurrying tides, and the ships; The varied and ample land, the South And the north in the light Ohio's shores, and flashing Missouri, And ever the far-spreading prairies, covered with grass and corn.walt whitman
Sir Drake whom well the world's end knew Which thou did'st compass round, And whom both Poles of heaven once saw Which north and South do bound, The stars above would make thee known, If men here silent were; The sun himself cannot forget His fellow traveller.
"Several years ago, when I earned my crust as a policeman, I was chasing a gang of deer poachers across the north Yorkshire moors at dawn as the sun rose from the sea. Just as the diamond tip broke over the hill, the old bobby with me stopped and looked down to the valleys that stretched into the distance. "Look," he said, as if he had seen something for the first time. "God's kingdom, Adam's land - no finer place will you ever find." "