Effervescing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 27 pages
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Familiar Quotations Coloureds ndash; ColoredThe mind, like the dyer's hand, is colored by what it holds.ndash;AnonymousA soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon.ndash;Napoleon BonaparteI recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.ndash;Frederick DouglassOlder women can afford to agree that femininity is a charade, a matter of colored hair, ecru lace and whalebones, the kind of slap and tat that transvestites are in love with, and no more.ndash;Germaine GreerColoureds ndash; ColorfulYour purpose is to make your audience see what you saw, hear what you heard, feel what you felt. Relevant detail, couched in concrete, colorful language, is the best way to recreate the incident as it happened and to picture it for the audience.ndash;Dale CarnegieThose colorful denizens of male despair, the Bowery bum and the rail-riding hobo, have been replaced by the bag lady and the welfare mother. Women have even taken over Skid Row.ndash;Florence King Use in Literature ColouredsMy father, when first I knew of his doing anything at all, supported my mother and myself by drawing pictures with coloured chalks upon the pavement; I used sometimes to watch him, and marvel at the skill with which he represented fogs, floods, and fires.ndash;Samuel Butler (1835-1902) in Erewhon Revisited.Whatever doubt there might be about his sincerity, there was none about his colour, and a coloured convert in those days was more than Exeter Hall could resist.ndash;Samuel Butler (1835-1902) in Erewhon Revisited.Simplicity was the rule, especially in attire, which ordinarily consisted of hunting coats and leggings, deerskin moccasins and coloured blankets, enriched with beads.ndash;G. Mercer Adam in An Algonquin Maiden.Tommy was the coloured boy, who was cook, housekeeper and general factotum for the three.ndash;G. Mercer Adam in An Algonquin Maiden.Dolly coloured still more deeply. Oh, you know Bertie Winslow? she said.ndash;Grant Allen in An African Millionaire.

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