For there isanupstartcrow, beautified with our feathers, that with his tiger's heart wrapped in a player's hide, supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you; and being an absolute Iohannes fac totum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene in a country.
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.
Thou Royal River, born of sun and shower In chambers purple with the Alpine glow, wrapped in the spotless ermine of the snow And rocked by tempests!Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In rural England, people live wrapped tight in a cocoon; only their eyes move to make sure that nobody gets more than themselves.J(ames) L(loyd) Carr
And like a dying lady, lean and pale, Who totters forth, wrapped in a gauzy veil.Percy Bysshe Shelley
A cossack's whip wrapped in the parchment of a constitution.
I am sure that hon. members will realize that I am not drawing on my imagination when I state that last fall there were children going to school in Saskatchewan with only sacking wrapped around their feet. We have gone into homes and found mothers and children lying on piles of bedding in the corner; they did not have the proper bedding equipment or the proper clothing to meet the rigours of a very cold winter.tommy douglas
I can remember what I ate. Coconut squares dipped in chocolate, wrapped in gold paper.fenella fielding
At very best, a person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.harry emerson fosdick
There is an upstart crow, beautified with our feathers, that with his tiger's heart wrapped in a player's hide supposes he is as well able to bombast out a blank verse as the best of you: and being an absolute Johannes Factotum, is in his own conceit the only Shake-scene in a country.Robert Greene
When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross.sinclair lewis
A scientist said, making a plea for exchange scholarships between nations, "The very best way to send an idea is to wrap it up in a person." That was what happened at Christmas. The idea of divine love was wrapped up in a Person.halford e. luccock
So they march with sovereign tread… Behind them limps the hungry dog, and wrapped in wild snow at their head carrying a blood-red flag soft-footed where the blizzard swirls, invulnerable where bullets crossed – crowned with a crown of snowflake pearls, a flowery diadem of frost, ahead of them goes Jesus Christ.alexander blok
The curse which lies upon marriage is that too often the individuals are joined in their weakness rather than in their strength, each asking from the other instead of finding pleasure in giving. It is even more deceptive to dream of gaining through the child a plenitude, a warmth, a value, which one is unable to create for oneself; the child brings joy only to the woman who is capable of disinterestedly desiring the happiness of another, to one who without being wrapped up in self seeks to transcend her own existence.Simone de Beauvoir
Why, when no honest man will deny in private that every ultimate problem is wrapped in the profoundest mystery, do honest men proclaim in pulpits that unhesitating certainty is the duty of the most foolish and ignorant? Is it not a spectacle to make the angels laugh?leslie stephen
Grand, gloomy and peculiar, he sat upon the throne, a sceptred hermit, wrapped in the solitude of his awful originality.
Shame hates to have words wrapped around it. If we talk about it, it loses its grip on us.
Dodgson of course was a meticulous traveler. He packed each article separately, well wrapped in paper to twice its bulk.
A scientist said, making a plea for exchange scholarships between nations , "The very best way to send an idea is to wrap it up in a person ." That was what happened at Christmas . The idea of divine love was wrapped up in a Person.
I cannot forecast to you the action of Russia. It is a riddle, wrapped in a mystery , inside an enigma; but perhaps there is a key. That key is Russian national interest.
[King Edward] was careful not to tear England violently from the splendid isolation in which she had wrapped herself.
...the evil of it is, that it is a world wrapped up in too much jeweller's cotton and fine wool, and cannot hear the rushing of the larger worlds, and cannot see them as they circle round the sun . It is a deadened world, and its growth is sometimes unhealthy for want of air .
At very best, a person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.
The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.
O, tiger's heart, wrapped in a woman's hide!
How can we admit that the divine became an embryo, and that after its birth, it was wrapped in swaddling clothes, covered with blood, bile, and even worse things?