torch bearer quotes

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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 bearer of evil tidings,
When he was halfway there,
Remembered that evil tidings
Were a dangerous thing to bear.
Since the torch is out,
Lie down and stray no further.
Patriotism. Combustible rubbish ready to the torch of any one ambitious to illuminate his name.
Thou Fair-haired Angel of the Evening,
Now, whilst the sun rests on the mountains, light
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The genius of Byron, which appeared at the beginning of this century, is like a funeral torch sculptured on our cradles.
I do not know if you remember the tale of the girl who saves the ship under mutiny by sitting on the powder barrel with her lighte ...
For we are not pans and barrows, nor even porters of the fire and torch-bearers, but children of the fire, made of it, and only th ...
Critics are reprimanded when they get sarcastic. How absurd! Is the torch of criticism supposed to shine without burning?
In football they measure forty-yard sprints. Nobody runs forty yards in basketball. Maybe you run the ninety-four feet of the cour ...
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