Sacrificing: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Familiar Quotations RuttingWHEN he concludes that a rut is only another name for a grave and that the only way to stay out of the ruts is by living adventurously and staying vitally alive every day of his life.ndash;Wilfred PetersonIt takes guts to get out of the ruts.ndash;Robert SchullerAll nature's creatures join to express nature's purpose. Somewhere in their mounting and mating, rutting and butting is the very secret of nature itself.ndash;Graham Swift Use in Literature RuttingThe ruts were packed with the mediocre whose destiny was the routine work of the world, whatever might be their secret opinions of their unrecognized abilities and their resentment against a system that anchored them.ndash;Gertrude Atherton in The Sisters-In-Law.They at once left off fighting, and having regarded us in astonishment for half a second, one dashed off to the left, and the other to the right, across the open plain devoid of bush, or ruts, or any obstacle to the highest speed.ndash;Samuel White Baker in Wild Beasts and their Ways, vol 1.This heterogeneous and swarming city, planted in ruined fields whose straight or winding ruts are stiffening in the heat, is already broadly valanced with rubbish and dung.ndash;Henri Barbusse in Under Fire.I quickly perceived water in the ruts.ndash;Charles Brockden Brown in Edgar Huntly.For one thing we get into ruts.ndash;Annie Payson Call in Nerves and Common Sense.I was tired of school, tired of winter clothes, of the rutted streets, of the dirty drifts and the piles of cinders that had lain in the yards so long.ndash;Willa Cather in My Antonia.Harry muttered something about holes and ruts, which was not heard very distinctly.ndash;Susan Fenimore Cooper in Elinor Wyllys, vol 1.The surface was the virgin soil of the forest only, but the ruts had been filled roughly with broken stones.ndash;Freeman Wills Croft in The Pit Prop Syndicate.
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