Childs: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 230 pages
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Familiar Quotations ChewingsAmerica is an adorable woman chewing tobacco.ndash;Auguste BartholdiThis will never be a civilized country until we spend more money for books than we do for chewing gum.ndash;Elbert Hubbard Use in Literature ChewingsCertainly the bluntest of these males could see that she was not painted, blackened, dyed, nor chewing gum.ndash;Gertrude Atherton in The Sisters-In-Law.George waited. He knew that chewing gum was not the ultimate object of Mr. Doolittle's visit.ndash;The Sturdy Oak (A composite Novel of American Politics by fourteen American authors)Then he would join David at dinner and go back to Marsac, chewing the cud of uneasy reflection.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Two Poets (tr Ellen Marriage).Then he will make a loop, so bruising and chewing the end that it becomes flexible and ties almost as readily and quite as securely as rope.ndash;E.J. Banfield in The Confessions of a Beachcomber.As for me, I've been lucky, and I see Paradis wandering about, his kindly face to the wind, grumbling and chewing a bit of wood.ndash;Henri Barbusse in Under Fire.The Germans have no more munitions and are chewing wood.ndash;Henri Barbusse in Under Fire.There it stopped and stood with its rear to the foe, chewing its cud and apparently half asleep.ndash;Ambrose Bierce in The Parenticide Club.Our Hindu companions sat on the carpet after their oriental fashion, quietly chewing betel.ndash;Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky in From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan.Don't merely say to yourself, That's a plain negro, and go on chewing gum.ndash;Brisbane in Editorials from the Hearst Newspapers.

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