Gluing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations GloryingAs objects close to the eye shut out larger objects on the horizon, so man sometimes covers up the entire disc of eternity with a dollar, and quenches transcendent glories with a little shining dust.ndash;E. H. ChapinScience is an integral part of culture. It's not this foreign thing, done by an arcane priesthood. It's one of the glories of the human intellectual tradition.ndash;Stephen Jay Gould Use in Literature GloryingThey are but 'sentimental weakness,' in the words of the 'War Book,' along with respect for defenseless women and children. The people who gloried in the sinking of the Lusitania will hardly be moved to refrain from the destruction of a cathedral.ndash;Robert Herrick (1868-1938) in The World Decision.Our general then to Dover goes, In spite of foes or deadly blowes, Saying Vive le Roy; And all the glories of the land, At his command they there did stand In triumph and joy.ndash;Charles Mackay (editor) in Cavalier Songs and Ballads of England from 1642 to 1684.They are of no religion, Be it spoken to their glories, For St Peter and St Paul With them both are Tories; And a Tory I will be, etc.ndash;Charles Mackay (editor) in Cavalier Songs and Ballads of England from 1642 to 1684.We gaze with admiration upon the glories of the setting sun, yet scarcely bestow a passing glance upon its noonday splendor.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in David Crockett.O thou small nobleness of our blood! If thou makest folk glory in thee down here, where our affection languishes, it will nevermore be a marvel to me; for there, where appetite is not perverted, I mean in Heaven, I myself gloried in thee.ndash;Dante Alighieri in Divine Comedy: Paradise (tr Norton).She laughed joyously back at him, glorying as he did.ndash;James Lane Allen in The Bride of the Mistletoe.Fame bears my kindred's praise on outstretched wing, Even to the skies; and haply equal measure I of the glories of my blood might share If I united with my brethren were.ndash;Ludovico Ariosto in Orlando Furioso.But he gloried in his bondage, and rattled his chains as gleefully as if he were discoursing sweet music. What she announced oracularly, he attempted to demonstrate by bald and feeble arguments.ndash;T.S. Arthur in After The Storm.She listened most attentively to all that passed between them, and gloried in every expression, every sentence of her uncle, which marked his intelligence, his taste, or his good manners.ndash;Jane Austen in Pride and Prejudice.
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