spun silk quotes

- 10 of 46 Results
Wit is a lean creature with sharp inquiring nose, whereas humor has a kindly eye and a comfortable girth. Wit, if it be necessary, ...
A single strand of silk does not make a thread, nor a single tree a forest.
The real pleasure of being Mick Jagger was in having everything but being tempted by nothing ... a smouldering ill will which silk ...
Her fortune, too, lies there,
Converted into cool hard steel
...
Now you courtly dames and knights,
That study only strange delights,
...
I heartily wish you, in the plain home-spun style, a great number of happy new years, well employed in forming both your mind and ...
O sinewy silver biplane, nudging the wind's withers!
There, from Kill Devils Hill at Kitty Hawk
...
(Those women whom the distaff
no longer claims
nor spun cloth)
driven made,
mad,
mad
by Bacchus.
O star-spun shroud,
fall softly on all of us.
Sweet Thames, run softly, till I end my song.
The river bears no empty bottles, sandwich papers,
...
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