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Richard Alan Krieger - 2002 - 344 pages
|“Wit is the only wall between us and the dark.” — Mark Van Doren “Wit is the salt |
of conversation, not the food.” — William Hazlitt “Wit is a form of lightning
calculation; humor the exploitation of disproportion.” — Russell Green “Wit makes
Hugh Rawson, Margaret Miner - 2006 - 898 pages
|—Russell Baker, Poor Russell's Almanac, 1972 2 We need words to keep us |
human. ... 3 Wit makes its own welcome and levels all distinctions. ... —Don
Marquis, archy and mehitabel, 1927 9 Wit is the only wall Between us and the
|THE LEGEND OF QUOTE BOY WIT IS THE ONLY WALL BETWEEN US AND |
THE DARK. Mark Van Doren WHEN A FRIEND ASKED what I was writing these
days, I replied, “I'm going to teach you to come up with the words they'll quote in ...
|Mary McBride. For Kasey Michaels and Leslie LaFoy “Wit is the only wall |
Between us and the dark.”
|LENORE McCALL 2^Qfe •t elweeti CA> it an i tlte ^^U-Jazk Wit is the only wall |
Between us and the dark —Mark Van Doren FOREWORD BY C. CHARLES
BURLINGAME, M.D. Psychiatrist-in-Chief of the Institute of the Living J. B.
|“But that was only a shell of ebon'stone. ... It's impervious to my magick, and I fear |
having Joach strike at it with his black magick. ... By now, Joach had wandered to
the crate's back side, peering into the crack between wall and box. “Well, the rat
that led us here wasn't in the crate, so it must have gone somewhere.” “Good ...
|Between 228 Beyond Between his teeth, that only Qod could hear, ..... 976.89 |
Red ... 1014.29 Red Cotton 4.396 Through the dark Winter-gloom between us
both ! 1021.13 Red ... 156 — A neighbour, with a common wall between —
1110.37 Agamemnon 1004 Yet of might to place between us — Oh the barrier!
Yon Profound .... See also All-bewildered, Much-bewildered, Wit-bewildered.
Panting and ...
|Tut — tut — it was only a bruised feather ! ... Similarity in affliction makes us |
brothers even to the unknown. ... Do you ever see a man in any society sitting
mute for hours and not feel an uneasy curiosity to penetrate the wall he thus
builds up between others and himself ? ... Silence, dark sister of Nox and Erebus,
how, layer upon layer, shadow upon shadow, blackness upon blackness, thou
1897 - 1008 pages
|once said — ' De law am like a groun' glass window, dat gibs light 'nuff to light us |
poor folks in de dark passages of dis life ; bat would ... He looked cold, and half
perambulated the circle that hemmed in the fire, as with a wall of brass, looking
for a chance to warm his shins. ... says W. " He is at Salem," says client ; " I only
hired him to go to Salem. ... knotty point, found himself suddenly brought to a halt
by a small tree which intervened between the front wheel and the body of his