Phasing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 163 pages
Familiar Quotations PhasingIt will be a pity if women in the more conventional mould are to be phased out, for there will never be anyone to go home to.ndash;Anita BrooknerAll objects, all phases of culture are alive. They have voices. They speak of their history and interrelatedness. And they are all talking at once!ndash;Camille Paglia Use in Literature PhasingThere are many other phases, more pleasant to look upon, and far more flattering to the good opinion we are all inclined to entertain of ourselves.ndash;T.S. Arthur in The Lights and Shadows of Real Life.Besides, the moral malady of her husband had its phases, and only came by slow degrees to the intolerable point at which it destroyed the happiness of the family.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Alkahest (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).He could thus note two phases of distress equally deep though unconfessed; first, the hapless Torpille, stricken as by a lightning stroke, and then the inscrutable mask, the only one of the group who had remained.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Scenes from a Courtesan's Life.Like all generous persons, she passed through sensitive phases of feeling that she mistook for remorse.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Alkahest (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).Silence in its rarest phases soothes the Isle, reproaching disturbances, though never so temperate.ndash;E.J. Banfield in My Tropic Isle.It has followed the revolution through all its phases.ndash;Francis W. Blagdon in Paris As It Was and As It Is (A Sketch Of The French Capital, Illustrative of the Effects of the Revolution), vols 1,2.Inaccessible to fine distinctions, he sees things as a whole, and is blind to their intermediate phases.ndash;Gustave le Bon in The Crowd, Study of Popular Mind.There is no longer a single one of its phases of which we can say that it is certainly known.ndash;Gustave le Bon in The Psychology of Revolution.Nicholas knew it in all its phases, from the dawn of spring, vocal with the peeping of frogs, to the revery of winter, the silence of snow, and a hopeful glow in the west.ndash;Alice Brown in Tiverton Tales.

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