He was never in one spot for more than half a second, all my punches were aimed and timed properly but they always wound up hitting empty air. He'd jump in and out, slamming me with a left and whirling me around with his right or the other way around. My arms were plastered with leather and although I jabbed, hooked and crossed, it was like fighting an octopus.
The unbought grace of life, the cheap defence of nations, the nurse of manly sentiment and heroic enterprise isgone! it isgone, that sensibility of principle, that chastity of honour, which felt a stain like a wound, which ennobled whatever it touched, and under which vice itself lost half its evil, by losing all its grossness.Edmund Burke
The rain Never falls upwards. When the wound Stops hurting What hurts is The scar.bertolt brecht
The house kept its own time, like the old-fashioned grandfather clock in the living room. People who happened by raised the weights, and as long as the weights were wound, the clock continued ticking away. But with people gone and the weights unattended, whole chunks of time were left to collect in deposits of faded life on the floor.haruki murakami
The politician is … trained in the art of inexactitude. His words tend to be blunt or rounded, because if they have a cutting edge they may later return to wound him.edward r. murrow
But from the hoop's bewitching round, Her very shoe has power to wound.edward moore
Burning the witch Giordano Bruno is one more wound inflicted on Christ ’s body.
O! many a shaft, at random sent, Finds mark the archer little meant! And many a word, at random spoken, May soothe or wound a heart that's broken!walter scott
That awful independent on to-morrow! Whose work is done; who triumphs in the past; Whose yesterdays look backward with a smile Nor, like the Parthian, wound him as they fly.Edward Young
I bring you to the dead body of Christ. I ask you to look at the wounds in His hands and feet, and the wound in His side. And I ask you, " Will you not be reconciled? "
Her rash hand in evil hour Forth reaching to the fruit, she pluck'd, she eat; Earth felt the wound, and Nature from her seat Sighing through all her works gave signs of woe That all was lost.john milton
Here lies, in a "horizontal" position The "outside" case of Peter Pendulum, watch-maker. He departed this life "wound up" In hopes of being "taken in hand" by his Maker, And of being thoroughly "cleaned, repaired" and "set a-going" In the world to come.Wilson
You took away the life of my precious Onee-chan...and since that day I have carried a wound of the heart that has never healed...no, you were never loved!! ...and now, I beg you...please die along with me.
World-mothering air, air wild, wound with thee, in thee isled, Fold home, fast fold thy child.gerard manley hopkins
The Natural Clock-work by the mighty ONE wound up at first, and ever since have gone.
Although he had reached a high stage of self-discipline and bore his last wound well, he now felt as if these ordinary people were his brothers. Their vanities, desires, and trivialities no longer seemed absurd to him; they had become understandable, lovable, and even worthy of respect.hermann hesse
Oh, a strange hand writes for our dear son O, stricken mother's soul! All swims before her eyes flashes with black she catches the main words only; Sentences broken gun-shot wound in the breast, cavalry skirmish, taken to hospital; At present low, but will soon be better.walt whitman