A busy man who can keep up a daily journal resembles a Steel person preparing for bed with the shades up? When such a man publishes parts of his journal, the reader must conclude he always knew the lights were on.
Soon as the evening shades prevail, the moon takes up the wondrous tale. And nightly to the listening earth repeats the story of her birth.joseph addison
Want a towel on a chair In the sand by the sea, Want to look through my shades, And see you there with me.Kenny Chesney
We wear the mask that grins and lies, It hides our cheeks and shades our eyes.Paul Laurence Dunbar
May He support us all the day long, till the shades lengthen, and the evening comes, and the busy world is hushed, and the fever of life is over, and our work is done! Then in His mercy may He give us a safe lodging, and a holy rest, and peace at the last.John Henry Newman
The choice in politics isn't usually between black and white. It is between two horrible shades of grey.Lord (George Edward) Peter Thorneycroft
The people of your world became so stupid and rude that my companions and I no longer enjoyed teaching them. You must surely have heard of us: we were called oracles, nymphs, spirits, fairies, household gods, lemures, larvas, lamias, sprites, water-nymphs, incubi, shades, spirits of the dead, specters and ghosts.cyrano de bergerac
Christ whose glory fills the skies,Christ, the true, the only light,Sun of Righteousness, arise,Triumph o'er the shades of night;Day-spring from on high, be near,Day-star in my heart appear.augustus montague toplady
In such green palaces the first kings reign'd,Slept in their shades, and angels entertain'd;With such old counsellors they did advise,And by frequenting sacred groves grew wise.Edmund Waller
God by God flits past in thunder, till His glories turn to shades; God to God bears wondering witness how His gospel flames and fades. More was each of these, yet they were, than man their servant seemed: Dead are all of these, and man survives who made them while he dreamed.algernon charles swinburne
No living man can send me to the shades Before my time; no man of woman born, Coward or brave, can shun his destiny.homer
We bear our shades about us; self-deprived Of other screen, the thin umbrella spread, And range an Indian waste without a tree.william cowper
In tears I tossed my coin from Trevi's edge. A coin unsordid as a bond of love And, with the instinct of the homing dove, I gave to Rome my rendezvous and pledge. And when imperious Death Has quenched my flame of breath, Oh, let me join the faithful shades that throng that fount above.
I saw the world in black and white instead of the vibrant colors and shades I knew existed.Katie McGarry
Fairies, black, grey, green, and white, You moonshine revellers, and shades of night.william shakespeare
Careless, unsocial plant! that loves to dwell 'Midst skulls and coffins, epitaphs and worms: Where light-heel'd ghosts and visionary shades, Beneath the wan, cold Moon (as Fame reports) Embodied, thick, perform their mystic rounds. No other merriment, dull tree! is thine.robert blair
The myrtle (ensign of supreme command, Consigned by Venus to Melissa's hand) Not less capricious than a reigning fair, Oft favors, oft rejects a lover's prayer; In myrtle shades oft sings the happy swain, In myrtle shades despairing ghosts complain.samuel johnson
Allah's Apostle said, "Know that Paradise is under the shades of swords."
The sky grew darker, painted blue on blue, one stroke at a time, into deeper and deeper shades of night.haruki murakami
I'm the decider, and I decide what is best. Peter, are you going to ask that question with shades on?
As for myself, I confess to a preference for clear-cut situations, for radical and even extreme positions. But I also feel a secret and very strong attraction to ambiguous situations.. ..for example, that hovering moment when it is no longer day and not yet night, the shades of emotion between indifference and friendship … (they) are so fascinating because they are so indefinable. That which is pure transition, is all the more appealing to the mind because of its elusiveness.
"It is a refiner as well as a purifier of the heart; it imparts correctness of perception, delicacy of sentiment, and all those nicer shades of thought and feeling which constitute elegance of mind."