I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.
By practice and conviction formed, With ancient stubbornness ingrained, Although her body clung and swarmed, My own identity remained.yvor winters
The sad rhyme of the men who proudly clung To their first fault, and withered in their pride.Robert Browning
A few locks of dry white hair clung to his scalp, like wild flowers fighting for life on a bare rock.Raymond Chandler
To every outworn shibboleth of 19th-century economics he clung with fanatic tenacity. Economy, Free Trade, Gold - these were the keynotes of his political philosophy, and deflation the path he trod with almost ghoulish enthusiasm.
They looked up to the sky, whose floating glow Spread like a rosy ocean, vast and bright; They gazed upon the glittering sea below, Whence the broad moon rose circling into sight; They heard the wave's splash, and the wind so low, And saw each other's dark eyes darting light Into each otherand, beholding this, Their lips drew near, and clung to a kiss.Rochdale
I felt myself in the presence of something enormously big, as if a small barbarian was desecrating the colossal Zeus of Pheidias with a coal hammer. But I also felt it inhuman, and I hated it, and I clung to that hatred. "You fear nothing and you believe nothing," I said. "Man, you should never have been allowed to live."john buchan