England is surrounded by enemies—by real enemies who hate her. Why? Because she tries to be honest; and she tries to be free.
At Lotos Club, January 10, 1885, quoted in Free eBook of Modern Eloquence: Vol III, After-Dinner Speeches P-Z at Project Gutenberg
The foaminess of the Falls, together with the tinge of tawny yellow in the troubled waters, only reminded me of so much unattainable soda and sherry, and made me feel thirstier than ever.George Augustus Henry Sala