pall-bearer quotes

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The bearer of evil tidings,
When he was halfway there,
Remembered that evil tidings
Were a dangerous thing to bear.
Come, thick night,
And pall thee in the dunnest smoke of hell,
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It is singular how soon we lose the impression of what ceases to be constantly before us. A year impairs, a lustre obliterates. Th ...
The desire to be significant casts a pall.
Finishing schools in the fifties were a good place to store girls for a few years before marrying them off, a satisfactory rest st ...
Both peoples had a clearly defined consciousness of being different from all other peoples: The Hebrews from the Gentiles, the Gre ...
The lady--bearer of this--says she has two sons who want to work. Set them at it, if possible. Wanting to work is so rare a merit, ...
There with vast wings across the canceled skies,
There in the sudden blackness the black pall
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A black pall, you know, with a silver cross on it, or R.I.P.--requiescat in pace--you know. That seems to me the most beautiful ex ...
I love and reverence the Word, the bearer of the spirit, the tool and gleaming ploughshare of progress.
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