Elasticities: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations ElasticitiesThe United States Constitution has proved itself the most marvelously elastic compilation of rules of government ever written.ndash;Franklin D. RooseveltTo him whose elastic and vigorous thought keeps pace with the sun, the day is a perpetual morning.ndash;Henry David Thoreau Use in Literature ElasticitiesThe six black silk patches, with their elastic strings, are still dangling from a beam in the garret of the Nutter House, waiting for me to get into fresh difficulties.ndash;Thomas Bailey Aldrich in The Story of a Bad Boy.The ball with which they were to play was made of closely wrapped elastic skins, and was about the size of an ordinary apple.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Scouts of the Valley.The scheme was admirable for its equity, simplicity, and elasticity, and was equally so for either capitalist or colonist.ndash;Azel Ames in The Mayflower and Her Log, vol 1.When the mind is yielding and elastic, like the expanse of ocean, it readily, like the ocean, mirrors its environments.ndash;Hans Christian Andersen in True Story of My Life.Even the elasticity of childhood had departed from them.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Heart-Histories and Life-Pictures.Every muscle was elastic, and the blood leaped along her veins with a new and healthier impulse.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Woman's Trials.The colour never came back to her cheek, nor the elasticity to her frame.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Words for the Wise.So far as any elasticity is left in my opportunities, I am dead as yon moon.ndash;J.J. Astor in A Journey in Other Worlds.She rubbed her warm elastic cheek against his own in the manner he loved, and softened her voice.ndash;Gertrude Atherton in Rezanov.
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