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
"Wuthering" being a significant provincial adjective, descriptive of the atmospheric tumult to which its station is exposed in stormy weather. Pure, bracing ventilation they must have up there at all times, indeed: one may guess the power of the north wind blowing over the edge, by the excessive slant of a few stunted firs at the end of the house; and by a range of gaunt thorns all stretching their limbs one way, as if craving alms of the sun.emily brontë
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
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.
The cowboys had lived for months under the great bowl of the sky, and yet the Montana skies seemed deeper than the skies of Texas or Nebraska. Their depth and blueness robbed even the sun of its harsh forceit seemed smaller, in the vastness, and the whole sky no longer turned white at noon as it had in the lower plains. Always, somewhere to the north, there was a swath of blueness, with white cloads floating in it like petals in a pond.Larry McMurtry
The brutality and uncouthness of many of the revolutionary leaders has not prevented them from becoming popular myths. Villa still gallops through the north, in songs and ballads; Zapata dies at every popular fair. ... It is the Revolution, the magical word, the word that is going to hange everything, that is going to bring us immense delight and a quick death.pancho villa
Every Federal program which has contributed to the development of the West irrigation, power, reclamation bears his mark, and the great Federal highway program which binds this country, together, which permits this State to be competitive east and west, north and south, this in large measure is his creation. John F. Kennedycarl hayden
East, to the dawn, or west or south or north! Loose rein upon the neck of and forth!richard hovey
There is in particular an improvement of the security conditions in the big cities of the north which were freed from jihadi groups. As proved by the visit of the French President François Hollande in Timbuktu, which was greeted with joy by the people.
There's a one-eyed yellow idol to the north of Khatmandu, There's a little marble cross below the town, There's a broken-hearted woman tends the grave of Mad Carew, And the yellow god forever gazes down.
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
The nation suspects that the regular ministerial majorities in Parliament are bought, and that the Crown hasmadea purchase oftheHousewiththemoneyofthe people. Hence the ready, tame and servile compliance to every royal verdict issued by Lord north? It is almost universally believed that this debt has been contracted in corrupting the representatives of the people.Samuel Whitbread
David Blunkett and I both take the same view that it is scandalous that someone from north Tyneside, Laura Spence, with the best qualifications and who wants to be a doctor, should be turned down by Oxford University using an interview system more reminiscent of the old school network and the old school tie than justice. It is about time for an end to that old Britain where what matters more are the privileges you are born with, rather than the potential you actually have.gordon brown
The north American world blinds us with its energy; we cannot see ourselves, we must see you.Carlos Fuentes
All the elements will be seen mixed together in a great whirling mass, now borne towards the centre of the world, now towards the sky; and now furiously rushing from the South towards the frozen north, and sometimes from the East towards the West, and then again from this hemisphere to the other.leonardo da vinci
It is the initial letters of the four points of the compass that make the word "news," and he must understand that news is that which collies from the north, East, West and South, and if it comes from only one point of the compass, then it is a class publication, and not news.benjamin disraeli
Again, there is the problem of distinguishing between the hypothesis that Berbers originate from and admixture of north Africans with Europeans (and also with people from the Middle East), and a second one that Berbers are direct descendants of the north Africans, a fraction of whom settled Europe. The two hypotheses are not mutually exclusive and might both be true.Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza
I follow my law and fulfil it all duly and look! when your doubt runneth high north points to the needle!
It is popularly believed that there is no written record of a healthy wolf ever having killed a person in north America. Those making the claim ignore Eskimos and Indians who have been killed and are careful to rule out rabid wolves.... Ernest Thompson Seton believed that wolves attacked and killed people before the coming of guns and poisons, especially during the Winter months when food was scarce, and Native American oral history supports this.
Augustine, the north African of Berber descent, is today the spiritual father of multitudes who are remote indeed from him racially, politically, and culturally.
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