Or ever the silver cord be loosed, or the golden bowl be broken, or the pitcher be broken at the fountain, or the wheel broken at the cistern.
The fellows were practising long shies and bowling lobs and slow twisters. In the soft grey silence he could hear the bump of the balls: and from here and from there through the quiet air the sound of the cricket bats: pick, pack, pock, puck: like drops of water in a fountain falling softly in the brimming bowl.James Augustine Aloysius Joyce
They gave us our rice bowl and we don't want it broken.
Let onion atoms lurk within the bowl, And, half-suspected, animate the whole.Rev Sydney Smith
O love, whose lordly hand Has bridled my desires, And raised my hunger and my thirst To dignity and pride, Let not the strong in me and the constant Eat the bread or drink the wine That tempt my weaker self. Let me rather starve, And let my heart parch with thirst, And let me die and perish, Ere I stretch my hand To a cup you did not fill, Or a bowl you did not bless.khalil gibran
In Heathrow a vast chunk of memory detached itself from a blank bowl of airport sky and fell on him. He vomited into a blue plastic container without breaking stride. When he arrived at the counter at the end of corridor, he changed his ticket.william ford gibson
"The cardinal difficulty," said MacPhee, "in collaboration between the sexes is that women speak a language without nouns. If two men are doing a bit of work, one will say to the other, 'Put this bowl inside the bigger bowl which you'll find on the top shelf of the green cupboard.' The female for this is, 'Put that in the other one in there.' And then if you ask them, 'in where?' they say, 'in there, of course.' There is consequently a phatic hiatus."C. S. Lewis
When the question is sand in a bowl of boiled rice, the answer is a stick in the soft mud.
Life is just a big bowl of fancy assorted cashews!Patrick Star
Let onion atoms lurk within the bowl, And, half-suspected, animate the whole.sydney smith
In a bowl to sea went wise men three, On a brilliant night in June: They carried a net, and their hearts were set On fishing up the moon.thomas love peacock
Landlord fill the flowing bowl Until it doth run over: For to-night we'll merry be To-morrow we'll be sober.
Tell me I hate the bowl? Hate is a feeble word; I loathe, abhor my very soul and strong disgust is stirred Whene'er I see or hear or tell of the dark beverage of hell.
There St. John mingles with my friendly bowl The feast of reason and the flow of soul.Alexander Pope
I am fortunate that I've to bowl at him only in the nets.
In the early years, especially around the mid 90s, I had this feeling you could play around on his ego and get him out. He believed he could attack bowlers at any time and anyone who could bowl maidens to him stood a good chance. Things are of course different now.
Don't bowl him bad balls, he hits the good ones for fours.
Former Texas head coach Darrell Royal - "Amazing," Darrell Royal said quietly. "There's just no other word for it. Amazing.", commenting on the Rose bowl.
After the Rose bowl, former USC and NFL safety Ronnie Lott said "Vince Young is the greatest quarterback to ever play college football".
John Ryan - San Jose Mercury News - "when the Rose bowl chooses their "all century team", the quarterback will not be from the Big-10 or Pac-10, it will be Vince Young of Texas."
Mathew Zemek - Fox Sports - "In a once-in-a-lifetime national championship game, Vince Young became a once-in-a-lifetime college football legend...Vince Young is easily the greatest single player in the history of the Rose bowl (a mouthful of a statement in its own right), and likely the owner of the greatest single-game performance in the 137-year history of Division I-A college football."