millstone around one's neck quotes

- 10 of 200 Results
A full bosom is actually a millstone around a woman's neck: it endears her to the men who want to make their mammet of her, but sh ...
After all, it is not where one washes one's neck that counts but where one moistens one's throat.
So by all means let's have a television show quick and long, even if the commercial has to be delivered by a man in a white coat w ...
I have taken the ribbon from around my neck and hidden it somewhere on my person. If you find it, you can have it. You are free to ...
I had been sitting in my mother's house in a small town in Rhode Island watching the Miss America Pageant, as we always did. After ...
I have no conscience, none, but I would not like to bring a soul into this world. When it sinned and when it suffered something li ...
At first your mother said . . . why me! why me!
But she got over that. Now she enjoys
...
I'd like to catch him--uh--see him sometime when no one's around.
It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of th ...
Tired,
she looked up the path
...
1 2 3 NEXT
The Columbia World of Quotations © 1996, Columbia University Press.
Licensed from Columbia University Press. All rights reserved. Except as otherwise permitted by written agreement, the following are prohibited: copying substantial portions or the entirety of the work in machine readable form, making multiple printouts thereof, and other uses of the work inconsistent with U.S. and applicable foreign copyright and related laws.
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help