Bagging: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations BaggingHumans are like tea bags. They never realize their strength until they are put in hot water.ndash;AnonymousMental fight means thinking against the current, not with it. It is our business to puncture gas bags and discover the seeds of truth.ndash;Virginia Woolf Use in Literature BaggingAs he spoke, he took from his pockets the nine small bags of nuggets that remained to him.ndash;Samuel Butler (1835-1902) in Erewhon Revisited.Luggage I had none, save the provisions hidden in the ballast bags, the books of mythology, and the treatises on the machines, with my own manuscript diaries and translations.ndash;Samuel Butler (1835-1902) in Erewhon (Revised Edition).They will be worth rather more than these nine bags of nuggets.ndash;Samuel Butler (1835-1902) in Erewhon Revisited.When your plate is gone, and your jewels, You must be next entreated To part with your bags, And to strip you to rags, And yet not think you're cheated.ndash;Charles Mackay (editor) in Cavalier Songs and Ballads of England from 1642 to 1684.But all the rest we bundled up or put into handy boxes and bags we found there.ndash;Rolf Boldrewood (T.A.Browne) in Robbery Under Arms.I recall a certain Mrs. Moran, who was returning one rainy day from the office of the county agent with her arms full of paper bags containing beans and flour which alone lay between her children and starvation.ndash;Jane Addams in Twenty Years At Hull House.Otherwise, we had not very much in our bags.ndash;Roald Amundsen in The South Pole, vols 1 and 2.Outside our bags we had a cover of very thin canvas; this was extremely useful, and I would not be without it for anything.ndash;Roald Amundsen in The South Pole, vols 1 and 2.The owners of these two bags are still sitting up.ndash;Roald Amundsen in The South Pole, vols 1 and 2.
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