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«Culture's worth huge, huge risks. Without culture we're all totalitarian beasts.»
Author: Norman Mailer | Keywords: beasts, huge, totalitarian
«And oh, what a mercy it is that these women do not exercise their powers oftener! We can't resist them, if they do. Let them show ever so little inclination, and men go down on their knees at once: old or ugly, it is all the same. And this I set down as a positive truth. A woman with fair opportunities, and without an absolute hump, may marry whom she likes. Only let us be thankful that the darlings are like the beasts of the field, and don't know their own power. They would overcome us entirely if they did.»
Author: William Makepeace Thackeray (Author, Novelist) | Keywords: all the same, beasts, darlings, ever so, go down, go down on, hump, humped, inclination, knees, oftener, set down, thankful, The Field, the Hump
«And every beast that parteth the hoof, and cleaveth the cleft into two claws, and cheweth the cud among the beasts, that ye shall eat.»
«But Peter rehearsed the matter from the beginning, and expounded it by order unto them, saying, / I was in the city of Joppa praying: and in a trance I saw a vision, A certain vessel descend, as it had been a great sheet, let down from heaven by four corners; and it came even to me: / Upon the which when I had fastened mine eyes, I considered, and saw fourfooted beasts of the earth, and wild beasts, and creeping things, and fowls of the air.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: beasts, corners, creeping, descend, expound, expounded, expounding, expounds, fastened, fastening, fastens, four-footed, fourfooted, Four Corners, fowls, In the City, Joppa, let down, peter, praying, rehearse, rehearsed, rehearses, rehearsing, sheet, trance, trances, vessel
«And when he had taken the book, the four beasts and four and twenty elders fell down before the Lamb, having every one of them harps, and golden vials full of odours, which are the prayers of saints. (Revelations 5:8)»
«And all the angels stood round about the throne, and about the elders and the four beasts, and fell before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God, / Saying, Amen: Blessing, and glory, and wisdom, and thanksgiving, and honour, and power, and might, be unto our God for ever and ever. Amen.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: Amen, beasts, elders, fallen angel, honour, thanksgiving, The Angels, The Four, throne, worshipped
«But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures; and owls shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there.»
«And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see.»
«And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: beasts, Behold A Pale Horse, followed, fourth, fourth part, pale, power hunger, Sat
«Among men the barber is cunning; among birds the crow; among beasts the jackal; and among women, the malin (flower girl).»
Author: Chanakya (Politician, strategist, Writer) | Keywords: barbered, Barbers, beasts, birds, Jackals
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