Rattling: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 117 pages
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Familiar Quotations Rattling ndash; BriskThis strange disease of modern life with its brisk hurry and divided aims.ndash;Matthew ArnoldWhen the brisk minor pants for twenty-one.ndash;Alexander PopeRattling ndash; LivelyPatriotism is a lively sense of collective responsibility. Nationalism is a silly cock crowing on its own dunghill and calling for larger spurs and brighter beaks. I fear that nationalism is one of England's many spurious gifts to the world.ndash;Richard AldingtonThe liveliest desire of a woman's heart is not so much to please but to please more than other women.ndash;EckharthausenA modern, harmonic and lively architecture is the visible sign of an authentic democracy.ndash;Walter GropiusIf your work is becoming uninteresting, so are you. Work is an inanimate thing and can be made lively and interesting only by injecting yourself into it. Your job is only as big as you are.ndash;George HubbsEven Pain pricks to livelier living.ndash;Amy LowellThe liveliness of literature lies in its exceptionality, in being the individual, idiosyncratic vision of one human being, in which, to our delight and great surprise, we may find our own vision reflected.ndash;Salman Rushdie Use in Literature RattlingGood store cattle's been scarce, and these is in such rattling condition.ndash;Rolf Boldrewood (T.A.Browne) in Robbery Under Arms.They've fetched a rattling price, through Starlight's working the oracle with those swells, and no mistake.ndash;Rolf Boldrewood (T.A.Browne) in Robbery Under Arms.We rattled on then without speaking, and never cried crack till we got to Nulla Mountain, where we knew we were pretty safe not to be followed up.ndash;Rolf Boldrewood (T.A.Browne) in Robbery Under Arms.

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