Peering: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 184 pages
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Familiar Quotations PeeringMorality is the custom of one's country and the current feeling of one's peers. Cannibalism is moral in a cannibal country.ndash;Samuel ButlerSome people think that God peers over the balcony of heaven trying to find anybody who is enjoying life. And when He spots a happy person, He yells, ''Now cut that out!'' That concept of God should make us shudder because it's blasphemous!ndash;Paul Little Use in Literature PeeringFrom bar and pulpit hee Craves such as do for fee Serve all turns, for he'l be Try'd by his peers.ndash;Charles Mackay (editor) in Cavalier Songs and Ballads of England from 1642 to 1684.He went to a small barn just outside and peered in, but no one was to be seen.ndash;Horatio Alger in Driven From Home.I pressed it, peering through the iron latticework at the stately court.ndash;Marion Polk Angellotti in The Firefly Of France.Then, loyal peers, since you are all agreed, And resolute to follow Brutus hosts, Favor my sons, favor these Orphans, Lords, And shield them from the dangers of their foes.ndash;Shakespeare Apocrypha in Locrine / Mucedorus.Angelica is the most beautiful woman any of the Peers have ever seen, and all want her.ndash;Ludovico Ariosto in Orlando Furioso.But I return to Roland and his peers; While she bemoans herself and melts in tears.ndash;Ludovico Ariosto in Orlando Furioso.But would ye kindle warfare far and nigh, Though superhuman be that champion's might, The warrior is but one mid many spears, Matched singly with a host of martial peers.ndash;Ludovico Ariosto in Orlando Furioso.She picked her way and peered into the ruins.ndash;Gertrude Atherton in The Sisters-In-Law.It is a pacific assembly composed of timid peers, aged lawyers, or, as abroad, clever litterateurs.ndash;Walter Bagehot in The English Constitution.

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