He had developed his own limited, or very simple style. He was never very keen on improving himself as a bass player and half the time I would play bass on the records because I would tend to do it quicker. Right back to those early records; I mean, at least half the bass on all recorded output is me anyway. … Rog used to come in and say, "Thank you very much" to me once in a while for winning him bass-playing polls.
O thou, the friend of man assigned, With balmy hands his wounds to bind, And charm his frantic woe: When first Distress with dagger keen Broke forth to waste his destined scene, His wild unsated foe!william collins
Broad of Church and broad of Mind, Broad before and broad behind, A keen ecclesiologist, A rather dirty Wykehamist.
Conversation is never easy for the British, who are never keen to express themselves to strangers or, for that matter, anyone, even themselves.
Boys' hate was dangerous, it was keen and bright, a miraculous birthright, like Arthur's sword snatched out of the stone.Alice ne e Laidlaw Munro
It's a funny kind of month,October. For the really keen cricket fan it's when you realise that your wife left you in May.
I saw rain falling and the rainbow drawn On Lammermuir. Hearkening I heard again In my precipitous city beaten bells Winnow the keen sea wind. And here afar, Intent on my own race and place, I wrote.Robert Louis Stevenson
When Scipio became consul and was keen on getting the province of Africa, promising that Carthage should be completely destroyed, and the senate would not agree to this because Fabius Maximus was against it, he threatened to appeal to the people, for he knew full well how pleasing such projects are to the populace.
An unfriendly fairy godmother presented him with a keen sense of humor. Nothing is more fatal in politics.--Colonel Edward M. House, adviser to President Woodrow Wilson.thomas r. marshall
Whoever has a keen eye for profits, is blind in relation to his craft.Sophocles
’Twas on a sunny summer day I trod a mighty city’s street, And when I started on my way My heart was full of fancies sweet; But soon, as nothing could be seen, But countenances sharp and keen, Nought heard or seen around but told Of something bought or something sold, And none that seemed to think or care That any save himself was there.arthur hugh clough
The grief of the keen is no personal complaint for the death of one woman over eighty years, but seems to contain the whole passionate rage that lurks somewhere in every native of the island. In this cry of pain the inner consciousness of the people seems to lay itself bare for an instant, and to reveal the mood of beings who feel their isolation in the face of a universe that wars on them with winds and seas.john millington synge
Orthogonality for orthogonality's sake is not something I'm keen on.larry wall
We are kept keen on the grindstone of pain and necessity.
And finds with keen, discriminating sight, Black's not so black nor white so very white.George Canning
Cheerful at morn he wakes from short repose, Breathes the keen air, and carols as he goes.Oliver Goldsmith
The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.
When our hatred is too keen it places us beneath those we hate.
Blow, blow, thou winter wind, Thou art not so unkind As man's ingratitude: Thy tooth is not so keen, Because thou art not seen, Although thy breath be rude.william shakespeare
Thou blossom! bright with autumn dew, And colour'd with the heaven's own blue, That openest when the quiet light Succeeds the keen and frosty night.william cullen bryant
If people would only realize when they ask me why I don't do a picture with him - they ask me that all the time, and were quite keen on it while I was in Hollywood - if they'd only realize that he's gone 'way ahead of me. Why I couldn't begin to keep up with him. I couldn't even reach the steps he throws away.
Be your strong and simple words keen to wound as sharpened swords, And wide as targes let them be, With their shade to cover ye.Percy Bysshe Shelley
keen appetite And quick digestion wait on you and yours.john dryden
keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion, which impell'd the steel.lord byron
O that our souls could scale a height like this, A mighty mountain swept o'er by the bleak keen winds of heaven; and, standing on that peak Above the blinding clouds of prejudice, Would we could see all truly as it is; The calm eternal truth would keep us meek.robinson jeffers