And yonder by Nankin, behold! The Tower of Porcelain, strange and old, Uplifting to the astonished skies Its ninefold painted balconies, With balustrades of twining leaves, And roofs of tile, beneath whose eaves Hang porcelain bells that all the time Ring with a soft, melodious chime; While the whole fabric is ablaze With varied tints, all fused in one Great mass of color, like a maze Of flowers illumined by the sun.
We dance round in a ring and suppose, But the Secret sits in the middle and knowsrobert frost
"I think I'll be a clown when I get grown," said Dill. "Yes, sir, a clown.... There ain't one thing in this world I can do about folks except laugh, so I'm gonna join the circus and laugh my head off.""You got it backwards, Dill," said Jem. "Clowns are sad, it's folks that laugh at them.""Well, I'm gonna be a new kind of clown. I'm gonna stand in the middle of the ring and laugh at the folks."harper lee
Stay thou there in thy place. Saying these words, he leaped with great dexterity into the sea (if I may so call it) of Flatland, right in the midst of the ring of Counsellors. “I come,” said he, “to proclaim that there is a land of Three Dimensions.”
The souls most fed with Shakespeare's flame Still sat unconquered in a ring, Remembering him like anything.
While I cannot take time off to name all the men in the State Department whohavebeennamedasmembers of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring, I have here in my hand a list of 205 that were known to the Secretary of State as being members of the Communist Party, and who nevertheless are still working and shaping the policy of the State Department.Joseph McCarthy
Carr was left with a ring, in the palm of his hand, a small gold circle, leading him nowhere.Michael Crichton
I have brought you to the ring, now dance if you can.william wallace
Curfew must not ring to-night.
With this ring I thee wed, with my body I thee worship, and with all my worldly goods I thee endow.
This pretty ring? I will give it to the first man who tells me he would like to be a woman. It is delightful to be a woman; but every man thanks the Lord devoutly that he isn't one.Iron
With each generation the entire race passes through the body of its womanhood as through a mould, reappearing withtheindeliblemarks ofthat mould upon it, that as the os cervix of woman, through which the head of the human infant passes at birth, forms a ring, determining for ever the size at birth of the human head?so exactly the intellectual capacity, the physical vigour, the emotional depth of woman, forms also an untranscendable circle, circumscribing with each successive generation the limits of expansion of the human race. 720Iron
All glory, laud and honour To Thee,Redeemer, King, To whom the lips of children Made sweet hosannas ring.J(ames) M(ason) Neale
Dean Marney has also thrown his hat into the ring after Saturday. The more hats there are in the ring, the harder my job isphil brown
Time that weakens all things else has but strengthened the impregnable position of the believer's faith and hope and confidence. And as, year by year, the tree adds another ring to its circumference, every age has added the testimony of its events to this great truth. "The grass withereth, and the flower fadeth, but the word of the Lord shall endure forever."thomas guthrie
Winning the IBF title was the greatest night of my life. To give it up outside the ring is truly painful.ricky hatton
Thy rare gold ring of verse (the poet praised) Linking our England to his Italy.Robert Browning
The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.
When Erin first rose from the dark-swelling flood, God blessed the green island, he saw it was good. The Emerald of Europe, it sparkled and shone In the ring of this world, the most precious stone.
A philosopher who is not taking part in discussions is like a boxer who never goes into the ring.
After a day of cloud and wind and rain Sometimes the setting sun breaks out again, And, touching all the darksome woods with light, Smiles on the fields until they laugh and sing, Then like a ruby from the horizon's ring, Drops down into the night.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Once in Persia reigned a king Who upon his signet ring Graved a maxim true and wise, Which if held before the eyes Gave him counsel at a glance Fit for every change and chance. Solemn words, and these are they: "Even this shall pass away."theodore tilton
'Dear Pig, are you willing to sell for one shilling Your ring?' Said the Piggy,'I will.'Edward Lear
ring in the valiant man and free, The larger heart, the kindlier hand; ring out the darkness of the land; ring in the Christ that is to be.