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|There was Mrs. Frisby, for one; Mrs. Frisby whose fingers sparkled with far |
costlier rings than Jean's, and possessed of an ... to light soon, etc., etc., and then
everybody came to everybody else's relief with a supply of small talk and gossip.
... Years ago—thirteen of them, to be exact—Eleanor King's refusal had darkened
all my young world. ... “There are plenty of other girls here—Americans, too. ...
She was just a child at heart, I repeated to myself, and should not be judged as a
Mark Collins - 2007 - 481 pages
|Being a fighter myself – I was boxing as a featherweight probably when he was a |
little boy – I knew he could have had a lucky ... There had been so much publicity
before the fight that everybody was there – we saw Sinatra in the ring corner ...
not in as good a shape as he should have been, he just did something that
probably no one else has ever gotten away with. ... I wasn't emotional about Ali
one way or the other, but I was watching him and when he made the statement
that “those ...
|O whither am I wrapt beyond myself 1 More violent conflicts tight in every thought |
Than nil whose fatal choice Troy's dowfall wrought. ... Riches : and a wise man
poor Is like a sacred book that's never read ; To himself he lives, and to all else
seems dead. ... There's a lean fellow beats all conquerors: The greatest strength
expires with loss of breath: The mightiest in one .... No — no — get your little
charmer up into a corner by yourselves — watch when everybody's back is
turned — then ...
Peter Maravelis - 2009 - 330 pages
|Everyone else had already lost. His friends had all lost, his relatives, his |
sometime opponents in the ring, everyone had already lost. ... Sin City attraction,
and nestled cozily between Chinatown on one side and North Beach, the Italian
section, on the other. ... not a regular at the bar, he understood the feeling of the
place, a little corner of the world with your seat and your place and yourself. ... Kip
tried to express it in words many times, in both English or Filipino, but he just
couldn't do it.
|If you can imagine these two gentlemen tossing rings over a stick at home. you |
are welcome to the picture. ... had won something and the other as secretly
dejected as though he were a guest just coming down the steps of the house
where ... girl with the turned-down batbrim and the turned-up nose pitching rings
over a stick with a boy who is going to see the world. ... There is one game that
Americans have taken at sea with them. until it has finally learned to go out of its
own accord, ...
|I designed a nightclub, some recording studios, and this apartment for a couple, |
one of whom worked from home. ... area and then up again into the bed, not only
was there more of a cocooning, but it could create separations between different
areas that allowed you to move from place to place, not just from corner to corner.
... I find it much easier to choose furniture and to be definitive about fabrics when
it's someone else's home, because it's different when you're living with it yourself.
|There is a certain quality of light there, diffused through moving cloud, that shifts |
and changes continually, illuminating ... Beautiful, ever-changing, fey: it's not
surprising that the Celts and other inhabitants of these regions have a strong ...
then that piece of hillside in fine gold, like a fragment of illuminated manuscript
torn from some medieval tome, only for the light to .... everyone else had run for
the tents — the handsome young herder who had given me the horse stepped
out of one of ...
|us—Rasputin, his two daughters, and their housekeeper—to our own pathetic |
defenses? Good Lord.... In Papa's perfect world, there existed little more than
love and freedom, absolute faith, spiritual study, and a world devoid of material ...
But not I. Like most everyone these days, I feared the future but I refused to see
myself as a lamb predestined for slaughter. ... I ring the palace at once? ... Or
what if someone else sneaked into our home on this, one of the darkest days of
|The sun was just giving to the sky a beauty which artists have tried in vain to |
portray, before it said to the world a last ... However, I have but two weeks longer;
for I told Mr. Haynor if there wasn't a decided improvement, I should give the class
... But they are so in need of teachers, and the girls are all right if some one could
only wake them up to see their own ... But, girls, I'm getting tired of trying to make
every one trouble, and Miss Grant has actually made me ashamed of myself, and