Pausing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations PausingCreatures whose mainspring is curiosity enjoy the accumulating of facts far more than the pausing at times to reflect on those facts.ndash;Clarence DayThe notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes --ah, that is where the art resides.ndash;Artur Schnabel Use in Literature PausingThe mountain goat, affrighted by the unwonted spectacle, bounded away, and paused in bold relief upon the cliff to gaze upon the martial array which so suddenly had peopled the solitude.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in Napoleon Bonaparte.She never paused to consider the ruin she had wrought, but darted off like a flash of lightning.ndash;G. Mercer Adam in An Algonquin Maiden.He paused long between each clause, as if the facts were revealed to him slowly.ndash;Grant Allen in An African Millionaire.There was another long pause; for the best things we each say to the other are said in the pauses.ndash;Grant Allen in The British Barbarians.She reached the spot she was seeking, and paused.ndash;James Lane Allen in The Reign of Law.Where the shadows were darkest and the bushes thickest he paused panting.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Rock of Chickamauga.Caroline smiled as her friend paused, but did not reply.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Home Lights and Shadows.He lent himself to our dreams of happiness, pausing before each new phase, to point out a hope overlooked before, or a joy forgotten.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Woman's Trials.She paused, exhausted by her emotion; she could not utter another syllable.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Words of Cheer for the Tempted, the Toiling, and the Sorrowing.
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