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.
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
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
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
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, 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
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.
War itself is never glorious, and we must never trumpet it as such.Barack Obama
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.