This embattled shore, portal of freedom, is forever hallowed by theideals, thevalorand thesacrifices ofour fellow countrymen. Dwight D(avid) Eisenhower
Inscription at US cemetery near St-Laurent. Quoted in the New York Times, 5 Jun1994.
Pale, beyond porch and portal, Crowned with calm leaves, she stands Who gathers all things mortal With cold immortal hands. Algernon Charles Swinburne
Poems and Ballads,'The Garden of Proserpine'.
The great temple of fiction has no well-marked front portal; most devoteesarrivethrough a side door, and not dressed for worship. John Hoyer UpdikeSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Self-Consciousness, III.'GettingTheWords Out'.
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