People may say what they like about the decay of Christianity the religious system that produced green Chartreuse can never really die.
Waldo is one of those people who would be enormously improved by death.
The cook was a good cook, as cooks go; and as good cooks go, she went.
We all know that Prime Ministers are wedded to the truth, but like other married couples they sometimes live apart.
We will be taking the matter to the African Commission, ... We are in the process of preparing heads of argument. Our greatest concern is that the constitutional amendment takes away the duties of the courts, violates property rights and empowers the government to take away passports.
There may have been disillusionments in the lives of the medieval saints, but they would scarcely have been better pleased if they could have foreseen that their names would be associated nowadays chiefly with racehorses and the cheaper clarets.
Children are given to us to discourage our better emotions.
The young have aspirations that never come to pass, the old have reminiscences of what never happened.
A little inaccuracy sometimes saves tons of explanations.
Think how many blameless lives are brightened by the blazing indiscretions of other people.
It is one of the consolations of middle-aged reformers that the good they inculcate must live after them if it is to live at all.
Do one thing for me, Sredni Vashtar.
The cook was a good cook, as cooks go; and as cooks go, she went.
Never be a pioneer. It's the early Christian that gets the fattest lion.
Confront a child, a puppy, and a kitten with a sudden danger; the child will turn instinctively for assistance, the puppy will grovel in abject submission, the kitten will brace its tiny body for a frantic resistance.