I'm aYankee Doodle Dandy AYankee Doodle, do or die; A real live nephew of my Uncle Sam's, Born on the fourth of July. George M(ichael) Cohan
'Yankee Doodle Boy'.
She taught me what her uncle once taught her: How easily the biggest coal block split If you got the grain and hammer angled right. The sound of that relaxed alluring blow, Its co-opted and obliterated echo, Taught me to hit, taught me to loosen, Taught me between the hammer and the block To face the music. Teach me now to listen, To strike it rich behind the linear black. SeamusJustin Heaney
The Haw Lantern,'Clearances: In Memoriam M.K.H., 1911^1984'.
My wife had an uncle who could never walk down the nave of his abbey without wondering whether it would take spin. Baron Douglas-Home
In The Twentieth Century Revisited, BBC T V programme,1982.
Effie M. was a monster. Six foot high and as strong as a farm horse.No sooner had she decided that she wanted UncleTom than she knocked him off his bicycle and told him. Laurie Lee
Cider With Rosie,'The Uncles'.
'Twenty three and a quarter minutes past,' Uncle Matthew was saying furiously,'inprecisely six and three- quarter minutes the damned fella will be late.' Nancy Freeman Mitford
Love in a Cold Climate, pt.1, ch.13.
My uncle was famous for his balanced point of view. At the time of which I am writing (when he was nearly seventy) it had become so balanced, that the act of balancing seemed rather automatic.One had only to offer him an opinion for him to balance it with a counter- opinion of exactly the same weight, as a grocer puts a pound weight against a pound of sugar. Sir Stephen Harold SpenderSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
World withinWorld, p.77.
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