Ganesha the god-maker regarded the jungle about him. Though he walked through the realm of the phantom cats, he feared no evil. For the Lord of Chaos walked by his side, and the Trident of Destruction comforted him.
Science robs men of wisdom and usually converts them into phantom beings loaded up with facts.Miguel de Unamuno
Before the phantom of False morning died,Methought a Voice within the Tavern cried,"When all the Temple is prepared within,Why nods the drowsy Worshipper outside?"omar khayyám
Sleep was like a phantom I was too tired to chase.joseph ("joe") biden
It was as if he were watching a tall stranger with a wand pointing to the embarrassed phantom that was himself, and ruthlessly exposing its frailties! And yet that pitiless showman was himself too himself as he wanted to be, cheerful, brave, resourceful, indomitable.john buchan
Whether we assert our rights by sea, or attempt their maintenance by land whithersoever we turn ourselves, this phantom incessantly pursues us. Already has it had too much influence on the councils of the nation.henry clay
It seemed clear to me that life and the world somehow depended upon me now. I may almost say that the world now seemed created for me alone: if I shot myself the world would cease to be at least for me. I say nothing of its being likely that nothing will exist for anyone when I am gone, and that as soon as my consciousness is extinguished the whole world will vanish too and become void like a phantom , as a mere appurtenance of my consciousness, for possibly all this world and all these people are only me myself.fyodor dostoevsky
Old and sick, more than one hundred years Face haggard, hair white, I’m happy to still live in the mountains A cloth covered phantom watching the years flow by Why envy people with clever ways of living?han shan
How false is the conception, how frantic the pursuit, of that treacherous phantom which men call Liberty.john ruskin
Thy money, thy office, thy reputation are nothing; put away these phantom clothings, and stand like an athlete stripped for the battle.john lancaster spalding
This poor world, the object of so much insane attachment, we are about to leave; it is but misery, vanity, and folly; a phantom, the very fashion of which "passeth away."François Fénelon, reported in Josiah Hotchkiss Gilbert, Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895), p. 206.
Thou shalt hear the 'Never, never', whispered by the phantom years.Alfred Tennyson, Locksley Hall, line 83
Such phantom blossoms palely shining Over the lifeless boughs of Time.E. L. Masters, Spoon River Anthology, Russell Kincaid.
This film phantom takes everything that's wrong with Broadway and puts it on the big screen in a gaudy splat.stephanie zacharek
She was a phantom of delight When first she gleamed upon my sight; A lovely Apparition, sent To be a moment's ornament; Her eyes as stars of twilight fair, Like twilights too her dusky hair, But all things else about her drawn From May-time and the cheerful dawn.william wordsworth
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