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|Seneca Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affection, |
free without indecency, learned without ... Shaw, George Bernard Never talk for
half a minute without pausing and giving others a chance to join in. - Smith ...
|Huxley uses his entire prowess to throw the idea of utopia into reverse, presenting us what is known as the "dystopian" novel. When Brave New World was written (1931), neither Hitler nor Stalin had risen to power.|
|QuotationsBook.com. Madam, I have been looking for a person who disliked |
gravy all my life; let us swear eternal friendship. - Smith, Sydney Never talk for
half a minute without pausing and giving others a chance to join in. - Smith,
|He paused no longer, but bending slightly over in the customary attitude of one |
who runs for life, and drawing his breath ... A single shout, a long yell, half a cry,
half a hunting call, came from the men behind him, and all the blood flew to
Morgan's head. ... would never cease their pursuit, when chance seemingly had
delivered to them the best rifleman of their enemies. ... He reached the crest of
the slope, and there before him in the clearing on the other side stood the log
cabin of Aaron ...
|I will never eat trout again, she vowed, if only I am freed. Under her bed was ... |
She knew they took only about a half hour to deliver their goods and to collect
next week's washing. She had to ... How could she endure the next fifteen
minutes? She excused ... She did not pause or give anyone a chance to notice
her. Out she went ... The soldiers were leaning against the wall, too bored to talk
to each other.
|The ordinary rules of politeness are of course necessary—no rudeness, no |
oflence to each other's self_ esteem: on ... One may be heard for a minute, or half
a minute, but it is with manifest impatience; and the moment he is done, ... the
ears in consequence of the starting of some topic in which facts are concerned—
with which facts no one chances to be acquainted. ... reference, which, by one or
two words in small print, would settle the case in a moment, and save a world of
|By slowing down in this warp-speed culture we begin to give ourselves the |
chance to look at it through a different lens. Yet our culture currently ... I think
more things happen in the first five minutes of Sesame Street than happen in the
entire Mr. Rogers show. I think sometimes it actually takes Mr. Rogers half an
hour just to get his shoes off! But Mr. Rogers ... It's never been important to us. We
enjoy each other's company and have so many other things to talk about." In our
culture today ...
|thought he knew, she would never tell him. ... It was hell for me, and for him, and I'|
ve sat here and watched you throw away that lovely girl for no bloody reason
other than your own pride. ... He di 't think he'd ever heard her talk so long in a
stretch, or so emphatically. ... She paused. “Now, you go on, but if you've half the
brain—and half the heart—I think you have, you'll be back later to speak to her ...
So he turned and went out the door, without giving her the chance to say
|Now that night sets in early and ends up late, you have a real chance to |
appreciate the convenience of your Ingersoll ... He paused a moment, then
added slowly, "I've got something on my mind, Jack, I think you'd like to know. ...
No inkling came to Jack of what was coming. ... he never was a chap to talk much
. ... Well, Bill finally had to give him an answer. ... ecomes the school's star athlete
— after learning what was keeping him off the teams SCORE 18 to 18— with half
a minute to go.
|talk about. You'd think they would get up and breeze along with a fluent and |
interesting talk. Wrong! I tape the talks and play them back. The students are
shocked. They never realized how they sounded. Watch out for word-whiskers,
those extra sounds, words, or phrases such as "er," "uh-huh," "y'know," and other
... I once clocked a speaker who interjected "er" 12 times in five minutes. ... Don't
speak with a half-opened mouth. ... Give people a chance to absorb what you're