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A. A. Milne

A. A. Milne (1882–1956)   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
467 words

The more he looked inside the more Piglet wasn't there. ...

The House at Pooh Corner (1928)

more he looked inside

A. Bartlett Giamatti

A. Bartlett Giamatti (1938–89)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
68 words

Baseball: It breaks your heart. It is designed to break your heart.

...

The Green Fields of the Mind,

A. Bronson Alcott

A. Bronson Alcott (1799–1888)   Reference library

The Oxford Dictionary of American Quotations (2 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
62 words

Civilization degrades the many to exalt the few. ...

Table Talk, 1877

Many can argue, not many converse.

Concord Days

A. C. Benson

A. C. Benson (1862–1925)   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations (4 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
80 words

Land of Hope and Glory, Mother of the Free,How shall we extol thee who are born of thee?Wider ...

A. C. Benson

A. C. Benson (1862–1925)   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
89 words

Land of Hope and Glory, Mother of the Free,How shall we extol thee who are born of thee?Wider ...

A. D. Godley

A. D. Godley (1856–1925)   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
52 words

What is this that roareth thus?Can it be a Motor Bus?Yes, the smell and hideous humIndicat Motorem ...

A. D. Hope

A. D. Hope (1907–2000)   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
43 words

And her five cities, like teeming sores,Each drains her: a vast parasite robber-stateWhere second-hand Europeans pullulateTimidly on ...

A. E. Housman

A. E. Housman (1859–1936)   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Political Quotations (4 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
82 words

These, in the day when heaven was falling,The hour when earth's foundations fled,Followed their mercenary callingAnd took ...

A. E. Housman

A. E. Housman (1859–1936)   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

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Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
401 words

The Grizzly Bear is huge and wild;He has devoured the infant child.The infant child is not awareHe ...

A. J. Ayer

A. J. Ayer (1910–89)   Reference library

Oxford Dictionary of Modern Quotations (3 ed.)

Reference type:
Quotation
Current Version:
2008
Subject:
Quotations
Length:
150 words

No moral system can rest solely on authority. ...

Humanist Outlook (1968) introduction

No moral system can rest

solely on authority

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