I have to be firm on this: unique is not to be modified. Adding very or absolutely is like putting a propeller on a rabbit to make him hop better. It won't work, and he won't be a rabbit anymore.
I'm looking forward to the game because I think it will be a great spectacle. [...] He's the type of guy that can pull a rabbit out of the hat every so often and I'll be watching out for that.phil brown
To "bear arms" is, in itself, a military term. One does not bear arms against a rabbit.Garry Wills, "To Keep and Bear Arms", The New York Review of Books", September 21, 1995.
You ain't nothin' but a hound dog cryin'all the time. You ain't nothin' but a hound dog cryin'all the time. Well, you ain't never caught a rabbit and you ain't no friend of mine.1956 'Hound Dog' (written byJerry Leiber and Mike Stoller).
Let the rabbit of free enterprise out of its velveteen bag and too many people would have to be fired, too much idiocy exposed to the light of judgment or ridicule, too much vanity sacrificed to the fires of efficiency. Such a catastrophe obviously would threaten the American way of life, to say nothing of the belief in free markets.lewis h. lapham
Legs help a rabbit to survive, teeth are responsible for the wolf's [survival], and cunning takes care of the fox.As quoted in Will Graves, Wolves in Russia: Anxiety throughout the Ages, (2007)
But it's always useful to know where a friend and relation is, whether you want him or whether you don't.a. a. milne
"In fact," said rabbit, "Tigger's getting so Bouncy nowadays that it's time we taught him a lesson. Don't you think so Piglet?"a. a. milne
“Pooh,” said rabbit kindly, “you haven’t any brain.” “I know,” said Pooh humbly.”a. a. milne
Right! Silly little bleeder! One rabbit stew coming right up!Who: Sir Bors (Terry Gilliam)
Owl took Christopher Robin's notice from rabbit and looked at it nervously. He could spell his own name WOL, and he could spell Tuesday so that you knew it wasn't Wednesday, and he could read quite comfortably when you weren't looking over his shoulder and saying "Well?" all the time, and he could—a. a. milne
"Lucky we know the Forest so well, or we might get lost," said rabbit half an hour later, and he gave the careless laugh which you give when you know the Forest so well that you can't get lost.a. a. milne
One of our universities recently made a survey of the reading habits of the American public; it decided that forty-eight percent of all Americans read, during a year, no book at all. I picture to myself that reader that non-reader, rather; one man out of every two and I reflect, with shame: "Our poems are too hard for him." But so, too, are Treasure Island, Peter rabbit, pornographic novels any book whatsoever.Randall Jarrell
The car is not a rabbit or a deer that jumps around in sweeping lines, but it is a man-made work of technology in need of an appropriate roadway. Rather, the car resembles a dragon fly or any other jumping animal that moves shorter distances in straight lines and then changes its direction at different points.fritz todt
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