Banding: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 572 pages
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Familiar Quotations BandingRubber bands last longer when refrigerated.ndash;AnonymousIt is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands.ndash;George SantayanaMrs. Ballinger is one of the ladies who pursue Culture in bands, as though it were dangerous to meet it alone.ndash;Edith Wharton Use in Literature BandingShe thought it was her happiness that stifled her; in real matter of fact it was the tight bands in which the gardener had bound her.ndash;Louise de la Rameacute;e (Ouida) in Bimbi.Meantime bands of Convicts occupied every entrance with an impenetrable phalanx.ndash;Edwin A. Abbott in Flatland.Animated by these bugle notes the soldiers strained every nerve as if rushing upon the foe. Napoleon offered to these bands the same reward which he had promised to the peasants.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in Napoleon Bonaparte.As he does so you will observe that his legs are bandy, the knees refusing to approach each other.ndash;Edward Hamilton Aitken in Behind the Bungalow.As she ceased, down through the air came floating bands of lovely Air Spirits, bringing a shining robe, and they too told their love for the gentle Fairy who had dwelt with them.ndash;Louisa May Alcott in Flower Fables.He shook Debby's bands heartily, and hurried down the steps, but at the bottom paused and looked back.ndash;Louisa May Alcott in A Modern Cinderella.I accepted the good omen then, and, on the first of January, the Emancipation Act gave the statue a nobler and more enduring pedestal than any marble or granite ever carved and quarried by human bands.ndash;Louisa May Alcott in Hospital Sketches.There he can be seen in surplice and bands, with his lamblike, apostolic face looking down upon the heavy antiquarian labors of his busy descendants.ndash;Thomas Bailey Aldrich in An Old Town By The Sea.

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