Tower of Babel quotes

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If it had been possible to build the Tower of Babel without climbing it, it would have been permitted.
The foreigner coming to these shores is more impressed at first by our sky-scrapers. They are new to him. He has not done anything ...
Thy nose is as the tower of Lebanon which looketh toward Damascus.
Thy navel is like a round goblet, which wanteth not liquor: thy belly is like an heap of wheat set about with lilies. Thy two brea ...
With the noise of the mourning of the Swattish nation!
Fallen is at length
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Half of my life is gone, and I have let
The years slip from me and have not fulfilled
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The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like the celebrated tower of Pisa--slightly off balance.
It were as wise to cast a violet into a crucible that you might discover the formal principle of its colour and odour, as seek to ...
So was produced this tragedy
In a far tower of ivory
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On the earth a many-colored tower of longing rises.
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