Animating: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 498 pages
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Familiar Quotations DosingHappiness is a small and unworthy goal for something as big and fancy as a whole lifetime, and should be taken in small doses.ndash;Russell Wayne BakerBut the people are to be taken in very small doses.ndash;Ralph Waldo EmersonThe trouble with some of us is that we have been inoculated with small doses of Christianity which keep us from catching the real thing.ndash;Leslie Weatherhead Use in Literature DosingThe doctors paid daily visits, tapped at my lungs to see if pneumonia was within, left doses without names, and went away, leaving me as ignorant, and much more uncomfortable than when they came.ndash;Louisa May Alcott in Hospital Sketches.In spite of which he went out whistling, and dosed the door in a defiant manner.ndash;The Sturdy Oak (A composite Novel of American Politics by fourteen American authors)By degrees, as Birotteau's courage came back to him, Pillerault, like a wise doctor, informed him, by gradual doses, of the transactions resulting from his failure.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau.He dipped into the mysterious reservoirs of volition for fresh and strong doses of the divine essence.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Cousin Pons (tr Ellen Marriage).Instead of supporting her when the children were ill, he assailed her with dark predictions and made her responsible for all future illnesses, because she refused to let the children take the crazy doses which he prescribed.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Lily of the Valley (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).Yes, Tom declared in an angry mood, and with the air of one who washed his hands of the whole sad business, the doses of whisky had killed Jimmy.ndash;E.J. Banfield in My Tropic Isle.The stingy wizard didn't give me much of it, but I guess there's enough for two or three doses.ndash;L. Frank Baum in The Marvelous Land of Oz.Mrs. Winters went down with comparative painlessness in homeopathic doses but Mrs. Winters day in and day out was too much like being forcibly fed with thick raspberry syrup.ndash;Stephen Vincent Benet in Young People's Pride.

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