The psycho-analyst infers the monstrous and abnormal from a trifle; it is often safe to reverse the process. If a man dreams that he has committed a sin before which the sun hid his face, it is often safe to conjecture that, in sheer forgetfulness, he wore a red tie, or brown boots with evening dress.
When I was a young lawyer, working women wore hats. It was the only way they would take you seriously.bella abzug
I wore that because it makes me look beautiful. I stare at myself in the mirror and I think, "Wow, I'm really great-looking." ... I think I'm the greatest, anyway.Iggy Pop
I sing the hymn of the conquered, who fell in the battle of life, The hymn of the wounded, the beaten who died overwhelmed in the strife; Not the jubilant song of the victors for whom the resounding acclaim Of nations was lifted in chorus whose brows wore the chaplet of fame, But the hymn of the low and the humble, the weary, the broken in heart, Who strove and who failed, acting bravely a silent and desperate part.william wetmore story
It was a wild and breaker-beaten coast, With cliffs above, and a broad sandy shore, Guarded by shoals and rocks as by an host, With here and there a creek, whose aspect wore A better welcome to the tempest-tost; And rarely ceased the haughty billow's roar, Save on the dead long summer days, which make The outstretch'd ocean glitter like a lake.Rochdale
He sat at the cocktail bar? It wore the air of a fashion magazine, once stiff and shiny, which too many people had handled.1955 Officers and Gentlemen, bk.1, ch.8.
She wore far too much rouge last night, and not quite enough clothes. That is always a sign of despair in a woman.1895 Lord Goring. An Ideal Husband, act 2.
I had a hat. It was not all a hat,—Part of the brim was gone:Yet still I wore it on.felicia hemans
The men, who started from different points along the coast, wore no clothes, but I was compelled to put on a bathing suit. Small as it was, it chafed me. When I finished, my flesh under the arms was raw and hurt fearfully.annette kellerman
I wore a blue spandex outfit and a gold belt. It was goofy and off-the-wall, but I love doing things like that.alison lohman
I may shock some by saying 'I would beat such provocateurs ten times more if they wore monks robes,' and 'I would clap hands at seeing another monk barbecue show, for one can not be responsible for the madness of others.madame ngo dinh nhu
One and two and three and four, Tell them what the girlie wore. It was an itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka-dot bikini That she wore for the first time today, An itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka-dot bikini So in the locker she wanted to staypauk vance
You wore out a brand new trunk,packin' and unpackin your junk.hank williams
She wore a wreath of roses The first night that we met.thomas haynes bayly
We outgrow love, like other things And put it in the Drawer Till it an Antique fashion shows Like Costumes Grandsires wore.887: We outgrow love, like other things
And he wore a kingly crown; And in his grasp a sceptre shone; On his brow this mark I saw 'I AM GOD, AND KING, AND LAW!'Percy Bysshe Shelley
It was all a matter of hard work and luck, and Ryan didn't mind either of those. No, the stuff that wore you down was the parts where no amount or work seemed to make the difference, where luck simply wasn't there and wasn't coming and you couldn't seem to explain that to someone who had their heart set on the world being the way it was supposed to be, instead of the way it was.michael marshall smith
Near the snow, near the sun, in the highest fields,
See how these names are fêted in the waving grass
And by the streamers of the white cloud
And whispers of the wind in the listening sky.
The names of those who in their lives fought for life,
Who wore at their hearts the fire's centre.
Born of the sun, they travelled a short while toward the sun
And left the vivid air signed with their honour.
'Twas when young Eustace wore his heart in's breeches.John Fletcher, The Elder Brother (c. 1625; 1637), Act V.
When to secure your bald pate from the weather, You lately wore a cap of black neats' leather; He was a very wag, who to you said, "Why do you wear your slippers on your head?"Martial, Epigrams (c. 80-104 AD), Book XII, Epigram 45. Translation by Hay.
In the earlier days when the 'college secret societies' were tabooed, the undergraduate members wore no pins or concealed them. Now these are worn constantly over the members' hearts.Clarence Frank Bridseye, (p. 309) (Individual Training in Our Colleges (1907))
Strange to the world, he wore a bashful look, The fields his study, nature was his book.robert bloomfield
Patience! why, it is the soul of peace; of all the virtues it is nearest kin to heaven; it makes men look like gods. The best of men that ever wore earth about Him was a Sufferer, a soft, meek, patient, humble, tranquil spirit; the first true gentleman that ever breathed.Thomas Decker, p. 443. (Dictionary of Burning Words of Brilliant Writers (1895))
If you'd dip in such joys, come the better, the quicker! But remember the fee for it suits not my ends To let you make havoc, scot free, with my liquor, As though I wore one of your heavy-pursed friends.Horace, Book IV. Ode XII. To Vergil. Translation by Theo. Martin.
How his eyes languish! how his thoughts adore That painted coat, which Joseph never wore! He shows, on holidays, a sacred pin. That touch'd the ruff, that touched Queen Bess' chin.Edward Young
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