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
For God's sake, open the silo doors! They're coming for us, it's our only way out! (pause as the security guard is eaten) Oh, my GOD, WE'RE DOOMED!
It is the same each time with progress. First they ignore you, then they say you are mad, then dangerous, then there's a pause, and then you can't find anyone who disagrees.
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
To be, or not to be; that is the bare bodkin That makes calamity of so long life; For who would fardels bear, till Birnam Wood do come to Dunsinane, But that the fear of something after death Murders the innocent sleep, Great nature's second course, And makes us rather sling the arrows of outrageous fortune Than fly to others that we know not of. There's the respect must give us pause: Wake Duncan with thy knocking! I would thou couldst; For who would bear the whips and scorns of time,
"I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me."After a pause full of intense thought on my part, I asked: "But if one hasn't always emotion. What then?""Do not paint," he quickly answered. "When I came in here to work this morning I had no emotion, so I took a horseback ride. When I returned I felt like painting, and had all the emotion I wanted.
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
Creation sleeps. 'Tis as the general pulse of life stood still, and nature made a pause.Edward Young
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
If I could have those sixty seconds within Bradypus ... would I not receive a plea for humans to pause, reassess - and above all, slow down?stephen jay gould
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
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.
'Surely even Orcs must pause on the march?' said Gimli. 'Seldom will Orcs journey in the open under the sun, yet these have done so,' said Legolas. 'Certainly they will not rest by night.'
The bottom of being is left logically opaque to us, a datum in the strict sense of the word, something we simply come upon and find, and about which (if we wish to act) we should pause and wonder as little as possible. In this confession lies the lasting truth of empiricism.william james
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.
I am defenseless... strike me down and the power of the dark side will be yours. (pause as Kyle does nothing) I'm sure you haven't forgotten... I'm the one who murdered your father.
pause and reflect; take time into consideration: the past history of mankind may be, to what is to come, but as a day.