Brussels is a gay little city that lies as bright within its girdle of woodland as any butterfly that rests upon moss.
He tells you when you've got on too much lipstick, And helps you with your girdle when your hips stick.
The sea of faith Was once, too, at the full, and round earth’s shore Lay like the folds of a bright girdle furled. But now I only hear Its melancholy, long, withdrawing roar, Retreating, to the breath Of the night-wind, down the vast edges drear And naked shingles of the world.Matthew Arnold
There are no stars to-night But those of memory. Yet how much room for memory there is In the loose girdle of soft rain.hart crane
I'll put a girdle round about the earth In forty minutes.william shakespeare
Temperance is reason's girdle and passion's bridle, the strength of the soul, and the foundation of virtue.
I’ll put a girdle round about the earth In forty minutes.william shakespeare
The barren island dreams in flowers, while blow The south winds, drawing haze o'er sea and land; Yet the great heart of ocean, throbbing slow, Makes the frail blossoms vibrate where they stand; And hints of heavier pulses soon to shake Its mighty breast when summer is no more, And devastating waves sweep on and break, And clasp with girdle white the iron shore.celia thaxter