Pricking: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 66 pages
Familiar Quotations PrickingDo not kick against the pricks.ndash;AeschylusEven Pain pricks to livelier living.ndash;Amy Lowell Use in Literature PrickingIndeed I am in half a mind to have this Sunchild bubble pricked; I never liked it, and am getting tired of it; you Musical Bank gentlemen are overdoing it.ndash;Samuel Butler (1835-1902) in Erewhon Revisited.I had wooden shoes on my bare feet, and in my haste I lost these, and then the thorns pricked me so that I could not run, and thus I was left behind and alone.ndash;Hans Christian Andersen in True Story of My Life.Astolpho pricks along Nile's rosy strand, More in his horn confiding than his brand.ndash;Ludovico Ariosto in Orlando Furioso.Day after day the squadron pricks; nor tarries Until arrived in France; arrived at Paris.ndash;Ludovico Ariosto in Orlando Furioso.For towards the bridge is royal Leo flown; Haply lest him from this the foe divide: Behind him pricks Rogero with such fire, The warrior calls not, nor awaits, his squire.ndash;Ludovico Ariosto in Orlando Furioso.Fearlessly thither pricked the warriors, who Marganor's mansion in that fortress knew.ndash;Ludovico Ariosto in Orlando Furioso.He grasps his brand and spurs his courser sore, And swiftly pricks toward the sound he hears.ndash;Ludovico Ariosto in Orlando Furioso.He questions Sacripant, approaching near, Had he seen warrior pass, by whom were borne A shield and crest of white; in search of whom Through the wide forest pricked the weary groom.ndash;Ludovico Ariosto in Orlando Furioso.So far the damsel pricked by hill and plain, She reached the passage of a river, where She saw the wretched count; but what befel The Scottish prince, Zerbino, let me tell.ndash;Ludovico Ariosto in Orlando Furioso.

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