Reloading: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 39 pages
Familiar Quotations RelishingA little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.ndash;Willy Wonka and the Chocolate FactoryHumanism, it seems, is almost impossible in America where material progress is part of the national romance whereas in Europe such progress is relished because it feels nice.ndash;Paul West Use in Literature RelishingNot relishing the change, Sam had run away, and by some mysterious agency got into Canada, from which place he had sent back several indecorous messages to his late owner.ndash;Thomas Bailey Aldrich in The Story of a Bad Boy.The supper was plain enough, but it was relished by our young traveler, whose long walk had stimulated a naturally good appetite.ndash;Horatio Alger in Bound to Rise (Or, Up the Ladder).Already was the hand of Mr. Jones at De Courci's throat, but the count in disguise, not relishing the rough grasp of the indignant father, disengaged himself and fled ingloriously, leaving poor Arabella to the unbroken fury of his ire.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Off-Hand Sketches.Martha hardly relished this mode of 'stopping her off,' but it was generally effective, though sometimes it produced a slight ebullition.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Home Scenes, and Home Influence.This plain language was not relished by the young man.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Lessons in Life, For All Who Will Read Them.Cheap and easy as this kind of wit may be in France, it is always relished.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in A Distinguished Provincial at Paris (tr Ellen Marriage).It is not difficult to imagine Pons' surprise when he saw and relished the dinner due to Schmucke's friendship.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Cousin Pons (tr Ellen Marriage).I came and went without giving an account of my actions to any one; there was no need to do so now unless I wished, and I relished liberty with all the keen capacity for enjoyment that we have in Languedoc.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Country Doctor.Pons, for instance, after enduring the insolently patronizing looks of some bourgeois, incased in buckram of stupidity, sipped his glass of port or finished his quail with breadcrumbs, and relished something of the savor of revenge, besides.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Cousin Pons (tr Ellen Marriage).

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