The quarrel is a very pretty quarrel as it stands; we should only spoil it by trying to explain it.
Benjamin shall ravin as a wolf: in the morning he shall devour the prey, and at night he shall divide the spoil.
Sweet is the pleasure itself cannot spoil. Is not true leisure one with true toil?Dwight
Wherefore a lion out of the forest shall slay them, [and] a wolf of the evenings shall spoil them, a leopard shall watch over their cities: every one that goeth out thence shall be torn in pieces: because their transgressions are many, [and] their backslidings are increased.
The past Hours weak and gray With the spoil which their toil Raked together From the conquest but One could foil.Percy Bysshe Shelley
Love is a boy, by poets styled, Then spare the rod, and spoil the child.
But war's a game, which, were their subjects wise, Kings should not play at. Nations would do well To extort their truncheons from the puny hands Of heroes, whose infirm and baby minds Are gratified with mischief, and who spoil, Because men suffer it, their toy the world.william cowper
We drink one another's healths, and spoil our own.
We fought with you because we are free, and we don't put up with transgressions. We want to reclaim our nation. As you spoil our security, we will do so to you.osama bin laden
...hunting of a beast, inventing of an instrument, laying down the foundations of a new system of economy, setting up a new form or government, kindling a war, or making peace. All these activities of man depend upon his intellectual ability. Emotions creeping in cannot but spoil them.muhammad qutb
One rotten apple will spoil the whole barrel.
Consecrate the place and day To music and Cecilia. Let no rough winds approach, nor dare Invade the hallow'd bounds, Nor rudely shake the tuneful air, Nor spoil the fleeting sounds. Nor mournful sigh nor groan be heard, But gladness dwell on every tongue; Whilst all, with voice and strings prepar'd, Keep up the loud harmonious song, And imitate the blest above, In joy, and harmony, and love.joseph addison
Love is a boy by poets styl'd; Then spare the rod and spoil the child.
How frighteningly few are the persons whose death would spoil our appetite and make the world seem empty.
The quarrel is a very pretty quarrel as it stands; we should only spoil it by trying to explain it.Richard Brinsley Sheridan
One wit, like a knuckle of ham in soup, gives a zest and flavour to the dish, but more than one serves only to spoil the pottage.tobias smollett
Oh, better no doubt is a dinner of herbs, When season'd by love, which no rancour disturbs And sweeten'd by all that is sweetest in life Than turbot, bisque, ortolans, eaten in strife! But if, out of humour, and hungry, alone A man should sit down to dinner, each one Of the dishes of which the cook chooses to spoil With a horrible mixture of garlic and oil, The chances are ten against one, I must own, He gets up as ill-tempered as when he sat down.Owen Meredith
Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines (...)