The presence of unattached ladies, bachelors, flirts, match makers gave to Simla its early reputation.... Early evenings on the Mall, was the customary place for building acquaintances.... Eligibles... socially desirables... all were on the Mall .
The children eat and wriggle and laugh,The two old ladies stroke their silk;But the cat is grown small and thin with desire,Transformed to a creeping lust for milk.harold monro
I used to look down upon those ladies who had given themselves to Allah's Apostle and I used to say, "Can a lady give herself (to a man)?" But when Allah revealed: "You (O Muhammad) can postpone (the turn of) whom you will of them (your wives), and you may receive any of them whom you will; and there is no blame on you if you invite one whose turn you have set aside (temporarily).' (33.51) I said (to the Prophet), "I feel that your Lord hastens in fulfilling your wishes and desires."
Little old ladies in tennis shoes.
I always said that I'd like Barrymore's acting till the cows came home. Well, ladies and gentlemen, last Nathan sciences,themarrowof wit, andtheveryphraseofangels. night the cows came home.GeorgeJean Nathan
He passed rapidly through his marriages toVirginia Cherrill,Barbara Huttonand Betsy Drakeand filled inthe lonely gaps between them by falling in and out of love with most of his leading ladies, which, as his output of films was prodigious, underlined the excellence of his physical condition.
It was like the Beatles had arrived, you know. These four elderly ladies, and they were screaming for us - screaming for us. It was wonderful.beatrice arthur
Well, I never been to SpainBut I kinda like the musicSay the ladies are insane thereAnd they sure know how to use itThey don't abuse it, never gonna lose itI can't refuse it.hoyt axton
Gregory's letters are extraordinarily interesting, not only as showing his character, but as giving a picture of his age. His tone, except to the emperor and the ladies of the Byzantine court, is that of a head master-sometimes commending, often reproving, never showing the faintest hesitation as to his right to give orders.gregory i
Thus attired, with smiles assumed at the door, the young ladies entered the drawing-room in the full fervour of sisterly animosity.Robert Smith Surtees
She looks so haughty that I should have thought her a princess at the very least, with a pedigree reaching as far back as the Deluge. But this lady was no better born than many other ladies who give themselves airs; and all sensible people laughed at her absurd pretensions.william makepeace thackeray
There are certain people in our business that are known as ladies, that are known to be classy and intelligent . . . I found out that [Gloria is] all of the above.gloria estefan
I don't like the definition 'war correspondent'. It is history, not journalism, that has condemned the Middle East to war. I think 'war correspondent' smells a bit, reeks of false romanticism: it has too much of the whiff of Victorian reporters who would view battles from hilltops in the company of ladies, immune to suffering, only occasionally glancing towards the distant pop-pop of cannon fire.robert fisk
Most of our ancestors were not perfect ladies and gentlemen. The majority of them weren't even mammals.robert anton wilson
The service was of great array, That they were served with that day. Thus they ate, and made them glad, With such service as they had When they had dined, as I you say, Lordis and ladies yede to play; Some to tables and some to chess, With other games more and less.
When have I last looked on The round green eyes and the long wavering bodies Of the dark leopards of the moon ? All the wild witches, those most noble ladies, For all their broom-sticks and their tears, Their angry tears, are gone.
Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more, Men were deceivers ever, One foot in sea and one on shore; To one thing constant never.william shakespeare
A lion among ladies, is a most dreadful thing.
ladies, whose bright eyes Rain influence, and judge the prize.john milton
ladies there is no neutral position for us to assume.Gertrude Stein
"I perceive the backs of young ladies' drawings, like the postscripts of their letters, are the most important and interesting part of the concern."anne brontë
Go and tell that nasty, rude little princess that we've known each other for long enough and gabbed enough in ladies' rooms that she should skip the ho-hum royal routine and just pop over here and ask me herself. ... Tell her I'll sing if she christens a ship first.judy garland