Sapping: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 25 pages
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Familiar Quotations SandwichingMaybe there is no actual place called hell. Maybe hell is just having to listen to our grandparents breathe through their noses when they're eating sandwiches.ndash;Jim CarreyIf they had a social gospel in the days of the prodigal son, somebody would have given him a bed and a sandwich and he never would have gone home.ndash;Vance HavnerIf people have to choose between freedom and sandwiches, they will take sandwiches.ndash;Lord Boyd Orr Use in Literature SandwichingSome of them kept sandwiches in dirty paper bags which they placed on the floor with their hats, but when the ten minutes were over I was disappointed to see nearly all of them disappear.ndash;Margot Asquith in An Autobiography, vols 1,2.The girls who brought sandwiches and stayed behind liked my visits and gradually became my friends.ndash;Margot Asquith in An Autobiography, vols 1,2.The First Earl Sandwich of Hinchinbrook was the 'my lord' of the gossiping Pepys.ndash;E.J. Banfield in The Confessions of a Beachcomber.Just before I left him, Dalmain asked after you. He sandwiched you most carefully in between the duchess and Flower; but he could not keep the blood out of his thin cheeks, and he gripped the bedclothes in his effort to keep his voice steady.ndash;Florence L. Barclay in The Rosary.I am very glad you have sandwiches with you.ndash;Robert Barr in One Day's Courtship.Tomato sandwiches, for instance, miraculously thin, together with champagne or Bass.ndash;Arnold Bennett in The Grim Smile of the Five Towns.At every Shelter there would be a Sandwich Brigade ready in any numbers when wanted.ndash;General Booth in In Darkest England and The Way Out.Dr. Mallison took a cup of tea and a sandwich, while he gave Ida minute directions as to the treatment of the patient.ndash;Mary Elizabeth Braddon in The Golden Calf.

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