Sydney Smith, in Lady Holland's Memoir (1855), "Of Friendship".
There was a young lady named Bright Whose speed was far faster than light; She set out one day In a relative way And returned on the previous night.A(rthur) H(enry) Reginald Buller
Come, lady, let not this appall your thoughts. MarloweChristopher Marlowe
It is a fact that a lady wants to be dressed exactly like everybody else but she gets pretty upset if she sees anybody else dressed exactly like her.
I don't want to talk grammar, I want to talk like a lady.George Bernard Shaw
A lovely lady, garmented in light From her own beauty.Percy Bysshe Shelley
Ronald Reagan makes me proud to be an American. His intelligence, capability, and Christian brotherhood are so inspiring and his way of leadership is just superb. I consider myself lucky to have been his leading lady in The Bad Man and a short subject reel and as a nation all together we are beyond fortunate to have the leadership of such fine people as the Reagan's.laraine day
Something you want badly enough can always be gained. No matter how fierce the enemy, how remote the beautiful lady, or how carefully guarded the treasure, there is always a means to the goal for the earnest seeker. The unseen help of the guardian gods of heaven and earth assure fulfillment.dōgen
Faint heart never won fair lady.
For the colonel's lady an' Judy O'Grady, Are sisters under their skins.rudyard kipling
Home town, where the garden trees are shady That's where Edie was a lady I'm going back to see those corny country cousins of mine
The tone of Shimla’s social life in the 19th century was normally set by the Viceroy and his lady.
So passeth, in the passing of a day, Of mortal life, the leaf, the bud, the flower; No more doth flourish after first decay, That erst was sought to deck both bed and bower Of many a lady and many a paramour. Gather therefore the rose whilst yet in prime, For soon comes age that will her pride deflower. Gather the rose of love whilst yet in time, Whilst loving thou mayst loved be with equal crime.Edmund Spenser
In...indegistible! I lost? ...Well done...young lady...
...in a little place called El Salvador, a Republican president, Ronald Reagan, provided that little shield around that government, while they stood up and had free elections and brought freedom to El Salvador... that lady in El Salvador who stood there in the line for the elections... she had a bullet hole in her arm and she was asked, do you want to go to the aid station, and she said, yes, but first, I vote.
Sheisso odda blend of Little Nell and lady Macbeth.It is not so much the familiar phenomenon of a hand of steel in a velvet glove as a lacy sleeve with a bottle of vitriol concealed in its folds.
If by the time we're sixty we haven't learned what a knot of paradox and contradiction life is, and how exquisitely the good and the bad are mingled in every action we take, and what a compromising hostess Our lady of Truth is, we haven't grown old to much purpose.john cowper powys
Nature is a wary wily long-breathed old Witch, tough-lived as a Turtle and divisible as the Polyp, repullulative in a thousand Snips and Cuttings, integra et in toto! She is sure to get the better of lady MIND in the long run, and to take her revenge too transforms our To Day into a Canvass dead-colored to receive the dull featureless Portait of Yesterday.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Old lady T-sh-nd [Townshend] formerly observed that the human race might be divided into three separate classes men, women and H-v-eys [Herveys].
Still to be neat, still to be drest, As you were going to a feast, Still to be powder'd, still perfum'd. lady, it is to be presumed, Though art's hid causes are not found, All is not sweet, all is not sound.Ben Jonson