Recommencing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations Recommencing ndash; ResumeNo matter how vast, how total, the failure of man here on earth, the work of man will be resumed elsewhere. War leaders talk of resuming operations on this front and that, but man's front embraces the whole universe.ndash;Henry MillerWords that are saturated with lies or atrocity, do not easily resume life.ndash;George SteinerModesty antedates clothes and will be resumed when clothes are no more.ndash;Mark Twain Use in Literature RecommencingI threw out a bag of ballast, and for a time we rose again, but in the course of a few hours the sinking recommenced, and I threw out another bag.ndash;Samuel Butler (1835-1902) in Erewhon (Revised Edition).The first day after the recommencement, matters went much as usual.ndash;Rolf Boldrewood (T.A.Browne) in Shearing in the Riverina.Thus accoutered he recommenced the ascent with considerable confidence.ndash;Horatio Alger in Paul Prescott's Charge.We now recommenced the erection of beacons, which had not been necessary during the ascent.ndash;Roald Amundsen in The South Pole, vols 1 and 2.It is unwise to recommence a policy which so lately worked so ill.ndash;Walter Bagehot in The English Constitution.I now gave the order for the advance, and the march recommenced.ndash;Samuel White Baker in Ismailia.At last, when the dessert was on the table, he recommenced the scene of the night before.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Celibates.His tears and sobs recommenced and made so much noise that Rabourdin came up to see what was the matter.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Bureaucracy.
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