Reissuing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 61 pages
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Familiar Quotations Reinvigorating ndash; RefreshmentTo sit in the shade on a fine day and look upon verdure is the most perfect refreshment.ndash;Jane AustenThe repose of sleep refreshes only the body. It rarely sets the soul at rest. The repose of the night does not belong to us. It is not the possession of our being. Sleep opens within us an inn for phantoms. In the morning we must sweep out the shadows.ndash;Gaston BachelardTo look backward for a while is to refresh the eye, to restore it, and to render it the more fit for its prime function of looking forward.ndash;Margaret Fairless BarberThe tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.ndash;Thomas JeffersonWhatever your occupation may be and however crowded your hours with affairs, do not fail to secure at least a few minutes every day for refreshment of your inner life with a bit of poetry.ndash;Charles Eliot NortonSunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces up, snow is exhilarating. There is no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather.ndash;John Ruskin Use in Literature ReinvigoratingSociety may welcome back a lost sheep, but not a reinvigorated wolf.ndash;Edward Bulwer-Lytton in The Parisians, book 6.Her views of duty and of just human relations were so clear and true that she reinvigorated the conscience of all who knew her.ndash;George William Curtis in From the Easy Chair, vol 1.It is probably of a salutary nature, and may be among the means, in a certain degree beneficial like sleep, by which the machine is restored, and the man comes forth from its discipline reinvigorated, and afresh capable of his active duties.ndash;William Godwin in Thoughts on Man, His Nature, etc.Moreover, far from being reinvigorated from rest, they were suffering from illness caused by inactivity in an unhealthy country.ndash;G.A. Henty in The Bravest of the Brave.And then your weakness will be reinvigorated by celestial powers, and the live coal upon your lips will burn up all your iniquity.ndash;Alexander Maclaren in Expositions of Holy Scripture (St Mark).

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