He has sounded forth the trumpet that shall never call retreat; He is sifting out the hearts of men before His judgment-seat. Oh! be swift my soul to answer him, be jubilant my feet! Our God is marching on.
Life is like a trumpet. If you don't put anything into it, you don't get anything out.w. c. handy
An elephant can trumpet and shake the earth but not the self-possession of the ants who hold it.
When they talked of their Raphaels,Correggios, and stuff, He shifted his trumpet, and only took snuff.Oliver Goldsmith
Let us pick up again these lost strands and weave them again into the fabric of America?sort out the music from the sounds and again respond to the trumpet and the steady drum.
The merry cuckoo, messenger of Spring, His trumpet shrill hath thrice already sounded.Edmund Spenser
As touching nature I am a worm of this earth, and yet a subject of this commonwealth; but as touching the office wherein it has pleased God to place me [head of the Reformed church in Scotland], I am a watchman...For that reason I am bound in conscience to blow the trumpet publicly.john knox
With the pride of an artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists, the small trumpet of your defiance.norman mailer
He doesn't believe a trumpet and a megaphone are part of a scientist's equipment.Charles Proteus Steinmetz
I never heard the old song of Percy and Douglas that I found not my heart moved more than with a trumpet.philip sidney
Formed on the good old plan, A true and brave and downright honest man! He blew no trumpet in the market-place, Nor in the church with hypocritic face Supplied with cant the lack of Christian grace; Loathing pretence, he did with cheerful will What others talked of while their hands were still.john greenleaf whittier
The cock, that is the trumpet to the morn, Doth with his lofty and shrill-sounding throat Awake the god of day.william shakespeare
The merry cuckow, messenger of Spring, His trumpet shrill hath thrice already sounded.Edmund Spenser
And when a damp Fell round the path of Milton, in his hand The Thing became a trumpet; whence he blew Soul-animating strains alas! too few.william wordsworth
Therefore when thou doest thine alms, do not sound a trumpet before thee, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, that they may have glory of men. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward. But when thou doest alms, let not thy left hand know what thy right hand doeth: that thine alms may be in secret: and thy Father which seeth in secret himself shall reward thee openly.
And grant that when I face the grisly Thing, My song may trumpet down the gray Perhaps Let me be as a tune-swept fiddlestring That feels the Master Melody and snaps.
I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption . Behold, I shew you a mystery ; We shall not all sleep , but we shall all be changed, In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound , and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed .
When they talk'd of their Raphaels, Correggios, and stuff, He shifted his trumpet, and only took snuff.Oliver Goldsmith
An angel with a trumpet said, "Forever more, forever more, The reign of violence is o'er!"Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Proportion thy charity to the strength of thy estate, lest God proportion thy estate to the weakness of thy charity. Let the lips of the poor be the trumpet of thy gift, lest in seeking applause thou lose thy reward. Nothing is more pleasing to God than an open hand and a close mouth.
They now to fight are gone; Armor on armor shone: Drum now to drum did groan, To hear was wonder; That with the cries they make, The very earth did shake; trumpet to trumpet spake, Thunder to thunder.Michael Drayton
Proportion thy charity to the strength of thy estate, lest God proportion thy estate to the weakness of thy charity; let the lips of the poor be the trumpet of thy gift, lest in seeking applause, thou lose thy reward. Nothing is more pleasing to God than an open hand and a close mouth.-
Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Anthony Lewis is among the great American journalists of the past half century. His coverage of legal issues for The New York Times, where he was a columnist for 32 years, along with his best-selling books (including "Gideon's trumpet"), have made him one of the most popular commentators on American law.anthony lewis
To the down Bow of Death His Forte gave way, All the Graces in sorrow were drown'd; Hallelujah Cresendo Shall be his glad lay When Da'Capo the trumpet shall sound.