So precious life is! Even to the old The hours are as a miser’s coins!
For good ye are and bad, and like to coins, Some true, some light, but every one of you Stamped with the image of the King.Tennyson
It was a very spasmodic courtship, conducted mainly at long distance with a great clanking of coins in dozens of phone booths.jacqueline kennedy onassis
How widely its agencies vary, To save, to ruin, to curse, to bless, As even its minted coins express, Now stamped with the image of Good Queen Bess, And now of a Bloody Mary.thomas hood
Secure web servers are the equivalent of heavy armored cars. The problem is, they are being used to transfer rolls of coins and checks written in crayon by people on park benches to merchants doing business in cardboard boxes from beneath highway bridges. Further, the roads are subject to random detours, anyone with a screwdriver can control the traffic lights, and there are no police.gene spafford
An excavation at Araikamedu (near present day Puducherry) revealed a Romans trading settlement of this period, and elsewhere too the Roman pottery, beads, intaglios, lamps, glass, and coins point to a continuous occupation resulting even in imitations of some Roman items.
So let me put this plainly, in terms any American taxpayer can understand: Would you rather switch to dollar coins, or would you rather have your taxes increased by $183.3 million to pay the price of nostalgia?
An aphorism has been defined as a proverb coined in a private mint, and the definition is a happy one; for the aphorism, like the proverb, is the result of observation, and however private and superior the mint, the coins it strikes must, to find acceptance, be made of current metal.
It is the rust we value, not the gold; Authors, like coins, grow dear, as they grow old.Alexander Pope
For fools are stubborn in their way, As coins are harden'd by th' allay; And obstinacy's ne'er so stiff As when 'tis in a wrong belief.
Two pearls have been dissolved, 27 gold coins have been lost and of the silver and copper the total cannot be cast up.
That human existence should repeat itself, well and good, but that it should repeat itself like a hackneyed tune, or a record a drunkard keeps playing as he feeds coins into the jukebox . . .stanisław lem