Safeguarding: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 119 pages
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Familiar Quotations SaddlingNo man was ever endowed with a right without being at the same time saddled with a responsibility.ndash;Gerald JohnsonA worthy man is still worthy even penniless, a donkey is a donkey even if he is finely saddled.ndash;ProverbI never could believe that Providence had sent a few men into the world, ready booted and spurred to ride, and millions ready saddled and bridled to be ridden.ndash;Richard RumboldI will believe in the right of one man to govern a nation despotically when I find a man born into the world with boots and spurs, and a nation with saddles on their backs.ndash;Algernon Sidney Use in Literature SaddlingBut without wasting any words, Forrest and I swung into our saddles, waved a farewell to the wayfaring acquaintance, and rode around to the White Elephant.ndash;Andy Adams in The Outlet.Meanwhile a breakfast had been bolted by the guards, Sponsilier, and myself, and swinging into our saddles, we rounded a bluff bend of the creek and rode for the rendezvous, some three miles distant.ndash;Andy Adams in The Outlet.The pace was set at about an eightmile, steady clip, with an occasional halt to tighten cinches or shift saddles.ndash;Andy Adams in The Outlet.We made him remain for dinner, after which Flood and I saddled up and returned with him.ndash;Andy Adams in The Outlet.But they passed so rapidly that not many saddles were emptied, and the trumpeter blew a mellow note that urged on spirits already willing enough.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Rock of Chickamauga.Many saddles were emptied, but the line went on, and struck Sherburne's troop.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Star of Gettysburg.Their sleet of bullets emptied a hundred saddles, and slipping in the cartridges they fired again at close range.ndash;Joseph A. Altsheler in The Rock of Chickamauga.

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