It was fun yet challenging to play the dual roles. I'm a really nice guy, and the character [of Dubious] is egocentric and hard-edged, so I had to pull out the negative aspects of me to attribute to the role.
The ant's a centaur in his dragon world. pull down thy vanity, it is not man Made courage, or made order, or made grace.1948 The Pisan Cantos, no.81.
I am governed by the pull of the sentence as the pull of a fabric isgoverned by gravity.Quoted in Louis Untermeyer 'Five Famous Poetesses', in Ladies' Home Journal, May1964.
To cite passages is to pull one quill from a porcupine.Quoted in Patricia C Willis (ed) The Complete Prose of Marianne Moore (1986).
Crouch, swivel, tug, pull and plop.1987 Advice on how to seat oneself at a picnic while wearing a mini-skirt. In the NewYork Times,17 Jul.
The things you hear now about European unemployment -- that there are structural problems, that real wages have failed to adjust, that there are inflationary fears -- are the same things that were said during the early 1930. It is well established that government spending began to pull Germany out of its slump in 1935. There is no known reason why spending for peace can't do as well at getting the economy going as spending for war.lawrence summers
Without the heroic, man has no meaning; without the economic, he has no sense. Economic man is most likely to be economic woman a good wife, pulling the coat tails of her heroic husband, checking his extravagances of speech and action with words of caution and good sense. But without the heroic coat tails to pull, life for both of them would be dull and savorless indeed.kenneth boulding
In short order they fell into the same pit as their rivals, who had for decades ignored the plain and simple fact that to a starving man “freedom” implies a full rice-bowl or, if he has an exceptional imagination, a healthy ox to pull his plough. It has nothing to do with voting for a political delegate.john brunner
...as I write, Johnny Rotten's first moments in "Anarchy in the U.K."–a rolling earthquake of a laugh, a buried shout, then hoary words somehow stripped of all claptrap and set down in the city streets–I AM AN ANTICHRIST–Remain as powerful as anything I know. Listening to the record today–listening to the way Johnny Rotten tears at his lines, and then hurls the pieces at the world; recalling the all-consuming smile he produced as he sang–my back stiffens; I pull away even as my scalp begins to sweat.greil marcus
I am pretty conventional , I was raised by a strict mother who said, 'Be sure to open doors and say please thank you and pull up the chair.' So I would take her for a great dinner with good ambience, low lighting, great food and a good bottle of wine. I like to be inquisitive and ask a lot of questions. I am not an ironic dating guy; I don't say, 'Let's go bowling.'Chris Pine, in Chris Pine Spills The Beans On Lindsay Lohan In A New Interview His 'Just My Luck' co-star
Yeah, you'll be the coolest person in the room when you pull one out and show it around, but that gets old fast when three other people have them and one person somehow has one that glows in the dark.John C. Dvorak, in "Rethinking the iPhone" PCMagazine (accessed April 23, 2007)
If Ali says a mosquito can pull a plow, don't ask how. Hitch him up.As quoted in "Muhammad Ali" by George Plimpton in "The TIME 100" in TIME (14 June 1999)
What? I can't pull out the sword!Who: Hayate Gekko
Can't... pull in... any more fragments... Only... one way...Who: Prowl
I stood tip-toe upon a little hill, The air was cooling, and so very still, That the sweet buds which with a modest pride pull droopingly, in slanting curve aside, Their scantly leaved, and finely tapering stems, Had not yet lost those starry diadems Caught from the early sobbing of the morn.john keats
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