Declamations: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations DecembersWhat occurs more often in December than any other month? Conception.ndash;AnonymousGod gave us memories, that we might have June roses in the December of our lives.ndash;James BarrieI would like to see a fair division of profits between capital and labor, so that the toiler could save enough to mingle a little June with the December of his life.ndash;Robert IngersollHow like a winter hath my absence been From thee, the pleasure of the fleeting year! What freezings have I felt, what dark days seen, What old December's bareness everywhere!ndash;William ShakespeareGod gave us memory so that we might have roses in December.ndash;Italo Svevo Use in Literature DecembersSecession Times. December in New Orleans. Up the Mississippi.ndash;L.A. Abbott in Seven Wives and Seven Prisons.In December Dr. Stewart came on again to take his daughter back for the holidays.ndash;Harriet A. Adams in Dawn.It was well into December when they were watching through the glasses the concentration of Union cannon on Stafford Heights across the river.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Star of Gettysburg.It was the twentieth of December.ndash;T.S. Arthur in After The Storm.The vessels sail about December, and on arrival at the desired locality, the party disembark and proceed into the interior, until they arrive at the village of some negro chief, with whom they establish an intimacy.ndash;Samuel White Baker in The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile.Gifts dropped from their hands as they ran; from the fingers of June fell flowers, from those of August and September ripened fruits, upon which November and December trampled ruthlessly.ndash;Arlo Bates in The Pagans.
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