Now lap-dogs give themselves the rousing shake, And sleepless lovers, just at twelve, awake.
One out of three hundred and Twelve Americans is a bore, for instance, and a healthy male adult bore consumes each year one and a half times his own weight in other people's patience.John Hoyer Updike
Supposing I had gone to the country [in 1933], and said that Germany was re-arming, and that we must re-arm, does anybody think that this pacific democracy would have rallied to that cry at that moment? I cannot think of anything that would have made the loss of the election from my point of view more certain...we got from the country [in 1935], with a large majority, a mandate for doing a thing no one, Twelve months earlier, would have believed possible.stanley baldwin
I remember a very important lesson that my father gave me when I was Twelve or thirteen. He said, "You know, today I welded a perfect seam and I signed my name to it." And I said, "But, Daddy, no one's going to see it!" And he said, "Yeah, but I know it's there." So when I was working in kitchens, I did good work.toni morrison
A jury consists of Twelve persons chosen to decide who has the better lawyer.robert frost
The capon burns, the pig falls from the spit, The clock hath strucken Twelve.william shakespeare
I did it. Woo-hoo! District Twelve, I win!
There ain't Twelve hundred people in the world who understand pictures. The others pretend and don't care.
If a man have a tent made in linen of which the apertures haveall beenstopped up, and it be Twelve braccia across and Twelve in depth, he will be able to throw himself down from any great height without sustaining injury.
Hitler was undoubtedly a genius but he lacked self-control. He recognized no limits. Otherwise the thousand-year Reich would have lasted more than Twelve years.wilhelm frick
I was born at the age of Twelve on a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer lot.judy garland
O'er seas that have no beaches To end their waves upon, I floated with Twelve peaches, A sofa and a swan.mervyn peake
The quality which makes his work great is not his scholarship, nor the faculty of narrative which he shared with many contemporaries, but his astonishing power of co-ordinating the fragments of information which came to him through tradition, the relation of friends, or documentary evidence. In an age when little was attempted beyond the registration of fact, he had reached the conception of history. It is in virtue of this conception that the Historia Ecclesiastica still lives after Twelve hundred years.bede
But Cristes lore, and his apostles Twelve, He taught; but first he folwed it himselve.Geoffrey Chaucer
...the Twelve or fifteen millions in the British Empire, who, while they possess no electoral rights, are yet persuaded they are freemen, and who are mystified into the notion that they are not political bondmen, by that great juggle of the ‘ English Constitution ’ a thing of monopolies, and Church-craft, and sinecures, armorial hocus-pocus, primogeniture, and pageantry!Richard Cobden
That in all capital or criminal prosecutions a man bath a right to demand the cause and nature of his accusation, to be confronted with the accusers and witnesses, to call for evidence in his favor, and to a speedy trial by an impartial jury of Twelve men of his vicinage, without whose unanimous consent he cannot be found guilty; nor can he be compelled to give evidence against himself; that no man be deprived of his liberty, except by the law of the land or the judgment of his peers.george mason
“Whats o’clock?” It wants a quarter to Twelve, And to-morrow's doomsday.tim powers
I don’t distinguish between magic and art. When I got into magic, I realised I had been doing it all along, ever since I wrote my first pathetic story or poem when I was Twelve or whatever. This has all been my magic, my way of dealing with it.alan moore
"Are there no prisons?" said the Spirit turning on him for the last time with his own words. "Are there no workhouses?" The bell struck Twelve.
A man may publish anything which Twelve of his countrymen think not blamable.
The pictures placed for ornament and use, The Twelve good rules, the royal game of goose.Oliver Goldsmith
Brahmananda Purana, has declared in Twelve thousand two hundred verses, the magnificence of the egg of Brahma , and in which an account of the future Kalpa is contained, as was revealed by Brahma. It is usually considered to be in much the same predicament as Skanda, no longer procurable in a collective body, but represented by a variety of Khandas and Mahatmyas, professing to be derived from it.
In my mind, he was guilty of no error, he was chargeable with no exaggeration, he was betrayed by his fancy into no metaphor, who once said, that all we see about us, Kings, Lords, and Commons, the whole machinery of the State, all the apparatus of the system, and its varied workings, end in simply bringing Twelve good men into a box.
It is infinitely better that a cause should be tried upon a view had by any Twelve than by six of the first Twelve; or by any six; or by fewer than six; or even without any view at all, than that the trial should be delayed from year to year, perhaps for ever: it can never be proper or necessary to grant a view which is asked and used for so unjust a purpose.
The jury, passing on the prisoner's life, May in the sworn Twelve have a thief or two Guiltier than him they try.william shakespeare
Put up again thy sword into his place: for all they that take the sword shall perish with the sword. Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than Twelve legions of angels ? But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?
I don’t distinguish between magic and art. When I got into magic, I realised I had been doing it all along, ever since I wrote my first pathetic story or poem when I was Twelve or whatever. This has all been my magic, my way of dealing with it.
Judas: I saw myself as the Twelve disciples were stoning me. Jesus: You will be cursed by the other generations … you will come to rule over them.
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