The sun by the action of heat makes wax moist and mud dry, hardening the one while it softens the other, by the same operation producing exactly opposite results; thus, from the long-suffering of God, some derive benefit, and others harm; some are softened, while others are hardened.
Jesus shall reign where'er the sun Does his successive journeys run; His kingdom stretch from shore to shore, Till moons shall wax and wane no more.Isaac Watts
People who read my magazine wax their turtles all the time. - as Larry Flyntbill allred
None of the men and women who voted for this bill has any right to speak in public about the rule of law anymore, or to take a high moral view of the Third Reich, or to wax poetic about the American Idea.garrison keillor
Well, I suppose I won't see you for a while. So farewell, good luck, avoid roasted cabbage, don't eat ear wax, and look on the bright side of life!christopher paolini
He that hath a head of wax must not walk in the sun. (Ward, 1842 p. 54)Two heads are better than one.We should not expect to find old heads on young shoulders. (Strauss, 1994 p. 77)
It is fashionable to wax apocalyptic about the threat to humanity posed by the AIDS virus, "mad cow" disease, and many others, but I think a case can be made that faith is one of the world's great evils, comparable to the smallpox virus but harder to eradicate.Richard Dawkins
Being kissed by a man who didn't wax his moustache was like eating an egg without salt.rudyard kipling
Consciousness even in my sleep changes primary colors. The features of my face melt like a wax doll in the fire. And who can consent to see in the mirror the mere face of man?czesław miłosz
His reluctance to pay for elaborate or expensive equipment, perhaps the result of an impoverished childhood, had established the legendary "sealing wax-and-string" tradition of the Cavendish , where everyday materials were ingeniously used to make and patch up experimental equipment, with sealing wax proving particularly useful for vacuum seals.j. j. thomson
We must no more ask whether the soul and body are one than ask whether the wax and the figure impressed on it are one.
My heart is wax to be moulded as she pleases, but enduring as marble to retain.Miguel de Cervantes
Even atheistic scientists will wax lyrical about the scale, the majesty, the harmonly, the elegance, the sheer ingenuity of the universe of which they form so small and fragile a part. ... Science reveals that there is a coherent scheme of things, but scientists do not necessarily interpret that as evidence for meaning or purpose in the universe.
Have I not hideous death within my view, Retaining but a quantity of life Which bleeds away, even as a form of wax Resolveth from its figure 'gainst the fire?
The true Sovereign of the world, who moulds the world like soft wax, according to his pleasure, is he who lovingly sees into the world.thomas carlyle
Rich gifts wax poor when givers prove unkind.
A fair face will wither; a full eye will wax hollow: but a good heart, Kate, is the sun and the moon; or, rather, the sun and not the moon; for it shines bright, and never changes, but keeps his course truly. If thou would have such a one, take me: and take me, take a soldier; take a soldier, take a king: and what say'st thou then to my love? Speak, my fair, and fairly, I pray thee.
His heart was one of those which most enamour us, wax to receive, and marble to retain.Rochdale
His heart was one of those which most enamour us, wax to receive, and marble to retain: He was a lover of the good old school, Who still become more constant as they cool.lord byron
His heart was one of those which most enamour us, wax to receive, and marble to retain.lord byron
Where the light wings of Zephyr, oppress'd with perfume, wax faint o'er the gardens of Gul in her bloom.lord byron