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|164 Fear 20 22 23 24 25 What we call fate does not come into us from the |
outside, but emerges from us. Rainer Maria Rilke ... W. Somerset Maugham 1874
1965: Sheppey(1933); see FATE 8 Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat.
|Bible: Job Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat. Elizabeth Bowen 18991973 |
Anglo-Irish novelist: The House in Paris (1935) There once was a man who said, '
Damn! It is borne in upon me I am An engine that moves In predestinate grooves
|My Several Worlds ( 1 954). . . . fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat. Elizabeth |
Bowen (1899-1973), British novelist, story writer, essayist, and memoirist; born in
Ireland. As quoted in Elizabeth Bowen, ch. 13, by Victoria Glendinning (1979).
|Not only the earth but even the music is personified, and Bowen employs her |
recurring rhetorical device of the elusive ... blow, one of the best-known
quotations from Bowen's entire oeuvre: But fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a
|1470 The Life of Samuel Johnson A man, indeed, is not genteel when he gets |
drunk; but most vices may be committed ... 1477 Nothing fails like success
because we don't ... 1492 The House in Paris Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a
|Bible Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat. Elizabeth Bowen 18991973 Anglo|
-Irish novelist Nothing have I found stronger than Necessity. Euripides c.485c.
406 bc Greek dramatist Fathers There once was a man who said, 'Damn! It 143.
|Sir Winston Churchill 380 You are not a failure till you start believing that failure is |
your destiny. Chizzy 382 The only reality one ... Jean Kyler McManus 385
Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat. -Bowen Elizabeth 384 Don't let your ...
|British novelist and short-story writer, born in Ireland 13 Fate is not an eagle, it |
creeps like a rat. The House in Paris (1935) pt. 2, ch. 2 14 Jealousy is no more
than feeling alone against smiling enemies. The House in Paris (1935) pt. 2, ch.
|I found this sentence in an Elizabeth Bowen novel: "Fate is not an eagle, it creeps |
like a rat." And the retired relief pitcher Dan Quisenberry was quotable enough
that there were usually reporters around his locker waiting for something like this:
|Bill Adler. Be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves. |
MATTHEW 10:16 God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the
nest. P. D. JAMES Fate is not an eagle, it creeps like a rat. ELIZABETH
BOWEN The ...