In the beginning, said a Persian poet, Allah took a rose, a lily, a dove, a serpent, a little honey, a Dead Sea apple, and a handful of clay. When he looked at the amalgam it was a woman.
Kerala 's capital Tiruvanathapuram or Trivandrum which is infinitely easier to say and write was named after the serpent God Anantha, on whom Lord Vishnu reclines.
To fight the raven you may make alliance with the serpent until the battle is done.robert jordan
Padmanabha Swamy temple located inside the East Fort, this Vaishnava temple is very famous attracting devotees from all parts. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu sleeping on Anantha, the serpent king, this temple is a rare blend of Dravidian architecture and the Kerala style.
What, would'st thou have a serpent sting thee twice?william shakespeare
Or what man is there of you, whom if his son ask bread, will he give him a stone? Or if he ask a fish, will he give him a serpent? If ye then, being evil, know how to give good gifts untoyourchildren, how much more shall your Father which is in heaven give good things to them that ask him?Bible (NewTestament)
The dragon-green, the luminous, the dark, the serpent- haunted sea.james elroy flecker
And now, when I have summed up all my store, Thinking (so I myself deceive) So rich a chaplet thence to weave As never yet the King of Glory wore, Alas! I find the serpent old, That, twining in his speckled breast, About the flowers disguised does fold With wreaths of fame and interest.Andrew Marvell
He seems to have been a serpent of serpents in the bosom of all the nineties. That in itself endears him to one.frederick rolfe
The fiercest serpent may be overcome by a swarm of ants.isoroku yamamoto
Now I will show myselfTo have more of the serpent than the dove;That is—more knave than fool.Christopher Marlowe
Who grasp'd at earthly fame, Grasped wind: nay, worse, a serpent grasped that through His hand slid smoothly, and was gone; but left A sting behind which wrought him endless pain.robert pollok
Now will I show myself to have more of the serpent than the dove; that is more knave than fool.Christopher Marlowe
Now I will show myself To have more of the serpent than the dove; That is more knave than fool.Christopher Marlowe
Come purge my soul, Thou Master of my days, Of vain and empty words, of idle ways, Of base ambition and the urge to rule; That hidden serpent that corrupts a fool; and grant me, Lord, to see my sins alone. That I not call my brother to atone; Make chaste my heart and lend me from above Thy fortitude, humility, and love.
The way of an eagle in the air; the way of a serpent upon a rock; the way of a ship in the midst of the sea; and the way of a man with a maid.
Slander'd to death by villains, That dare as well answer a man indeed As I dare take a serpent by the tongue: Boys, apes, braggarts, Jacks, milksops!william shakespeare
O serpent heart, hid with a flowering face! Did ever a dragon keep so fair a cave?william shakespeare
He seems to have been a serpent of serpents in the bosom of all the nineties . That in itself endears him to one.
The infernal serpent; he it was whose guile, Stirr'd up with envy and revenge, deceived The mother of mankind.john milton
Whether it be a poison from one serpent sting, or whether it be poison from a million of buzzing,tiny musquitoes; if there be a smart, go to Him, and He will help you bear it. He will do more, He will bear it with you; for if so be that we suffer with Him, He suffers with us.
Who hath woe? who hath sorrow? who hath contentions? who hath babbling? who hath wounds without cause? who hath redness of eyes? They that tarry long at the wine; they that go to seek mixed wine. Look not thou upon the wine when it is red, when it giveth its color in the cup, when it moveth itself aright: at the last it biteth like a serpent, and stingeth like an adder.
What, wouldst thou have a serpent sting thee twice?
Schemes within schemes. The Great serpent is a good sign for you Aes Sedai, I think. Someday you may swallow yourselves by accident.robert jordan