"For they're hangin' Danny Deever, you can 'ear the Dead March play, The regiment's in 'ollow square They're hangin' him to-day; They're taken of his buttons off an' cut his stripes away, An' they're hangin' Danny Deever in the morning."
The declared meaning of a spoken sentence is only its overcoat, and the real meaning lies underneath its scarves and buttons.Peter Carey
Everyone on the set has a mobile phone, and I found by pushing a few buttons, they could be programmed into different languages. I fixed Robbie's (Coltrane) to speak in Turkish.daniel radcliffe
Eyes wide and blank as the buttons on a first Communion coat.donald e. westlake
We made the buttons on the screen look so good you'll want to lick them.steve jobs
Men build bridges and throw railroads across deserts, and yet they contend successfully that the job of sewing on a button is beyond them. Accordingly, they don’t have to sew buttons.
My father was an eminent button-maker at Birmingham,… but I had a soul above buttons.
What we want, we have for our pains The promise that if we but wait Till the want has burned out of our brains, Every means shall be present to state; While we send for the napkin the soup gets cold, While the bonnet is trimming the face grows old, When we've matched our buttons the pattern is sold, And everything comes too late too late.