Parching: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 88 pages
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Familiar Quotations ParchingThe weak are the most treacherous of us all. They come to the strong and drain them. They are bottomless. They are insatiable. They are always parched and always bitter. They are everyone's concern and like vampires they suck our life's blood.ndash;Bette DavisThere are flood and drought over the eyes and in the mouth, dead water and dead sand contending for the upper hand. The parched eviscerate soil gapes at the vanity of toil, laughs without mirth. This is the death of the earth.ndash;T. S. EliotIt has done me good to be somewhat parched by the heat and drenched by the rain of life.ndash;Henry Wadsworth LongfellowIs not this a lamentable thing, that of the skin of an innocent lamb should be made parchment? that parchment, being scribbled oeacute;r, should undo a man?ndash;William ShakespeareParching ndash; BurningWe should burn all libraries and allow to remain only that which everyone knows by heart. A beautiful age of the legend would then begin.ndash;Hugo BallWe will burn that bridge when we come to it.ndash;Nick GorskiIf you burn your neighbors house down, it doesn't make your house look any better.ndash;Lou HoltzBetter be kind at home than burn incense in a far place.ndash;Mengzi Meng-tseWe must embrace pain and burn it as fuel for our journey.ndash;Kenji MiyazawaOne does not burn a blanket to get rid of a flea.ndash;Proverb

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