Over this country, when the giant Eagle flings the shadow of his wing, the land is darkened. So compact is it that the wing covers all its extent in one pause of the flight. The sea breaks on the pale line of the shore; to the Eagle's proud glance waves run in to the foot of the hills that are like rocks planted in green water.
The possibility that empathy resides in parts of the brain so ancient that we share them with rats should give pause to anyone comparing politicians with those poor, underestimated creatures.frans de waal
Hast thou a charm to stay the morning-star In his steep course? So long he seems to pause On thy bald awful head, ? sovran Blanc!Samuel Taylor Coleridge
Let us pause to consider the English, Who when they pause to consider themselves they get all reticently thrilled and tinglish, Because every Englishman is convinced of one thing, viz.: That to be an Englishman is to belong to the most exclusive club there is.
The buck doesn't even pause here. SeeTruman 869:45.Donald Thomas Regan
There was a pause – just long enough for an angel to pass, flying slowly.ronald firbank
A place in thy memory, dearest,Is all that I claim;To pause and look back when thou hearestThe sound of my name.gerald griffin
May I say, for the benefit of those who have been carried away by the gossip of the last few days, that I know what's going on. [pause] I'm going on, and the Labour government's going on.harold wilson
The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.
To sleep, perchance to dream! Aye, there's the rub. For in that sleep of death what dreams may come, when we have shuffled off this mortal coil, must give us pause.william shakespeare
"Call me Meier," Goring said, but he did not pause to explain the joke .philip josé farmer
I have a vague expectation of some crisis, I know not what. But it has long seemed, that, in the year 1850, I should stand on a plateau in the ascent of life, where I should be allowed to pause for a while, and take more clear and commanding views than ever before. Yet my life proceeds as regularly as the fates of a Greek tragedy, and I can but accept the pages as they turn.margaret fuller
At the height of their madness The night winds pause, Recollecting themselves; But no lull in these wars.Herman Melville
Sicko , which takes on America's profoundly profitable and catastrophically inefficient health care system, is Moore's most assured, least antagonistic and potentially most important film. Anecdotal in nature, Sicko shows what's wrong with our health care system by comparing it with those in Canada, England and France, where universal health care is as ingrained in the social fabric as their national anthems. Asked what would have happened in England if Margaret Thatcher or Tony Blair had tried to dismantle the National Health Service, an elderly British statesman answers without pause, "There would have been a revolution."Michael Moore
Three cheers for the war . Three cheers for Italy's war and three cheers for war in general. Peace is hence absurd or rather a pause in war.benito mussolini
Turn, turn, my wheel! Turn round and round Without a pause, without a sound: So spins the flying world away! This clay, well mixed with marl and sand, Follows the motion of my hand; For some must follow, and some command, Though all are made of clay!Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
As Seneca put it, life does not pause to remind you that it is running out. The only one who can keep you mindful of this is you.
He is the most interesting, the most inventive, the most elegant dancer of our times... you see a little bit of Astaire in everybody's dancing--a pause here, a move there. It was all Astaire's originally.
Lively activities [are] observed by ultrasound in the tenth week, when babies rarely pause for more than five minutes.
What'cha got in the trunk? [J. Frank Parnell: Oh, you don't wanna look in there.] (after a pause) Gimme the keys.
The irrevocable Hand That opes the year's fair gate, doth ope and shut The portals of our earthly destinies ; We walk through blindfold, and the noiseless doors Close after us, for ever. pause, my soul , On these strange words for ever whose large sound Breaks flood-like, drowning all the petty noise Our human moans make on the shores of Time . O Thou that openest, and no man shuts; That shut'st, and no man opens Thee we wait!dinah maria mulock
Sprinkled along the waste of years Full many a soft green isle appears: pause where we may upon the desert road, Some shelter is in sight, some sacred safe abode.john keble
pause and reflect; take time into consideration: the past history of mankind may be, to what is to come, but as a day.