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«A distinction is made between painters who work directly from nature and those who work purely from imagination. Personally, I think neither of these methods must be preferred to the exclusion of the other. Both may be used in turn by the same indivi»
«I preferred measuring deer tracks, to tape-that I liked the wild liberty of the Red men better then the tyranny of my brothers.»
«A people who extend civil liberties only to preferred groups start down the path either to dictatorship of the right or the left.»
«And they asked him, and said unto him, Why baptizest thou then, if thou be not that Christ, nor Elias, neither that prophet? / John answered them, saying, I baptize with water: but there standeth one among you, whom ye know not; / He it is, who coming after me is preferred before me, whose shoe's latchet I am not worthy to unloose.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: baptize, Elias, preferred, shoe, unloose
«HURRICANE, n. An atmospheric demonstration once very common but now generally abandoned for the tornado and cyclone. The hurricane is still in popular use in the West Indies and is preferred by certain old-fashioned sea-captains. It is also used in the construction of the upper decks of steamboats, but generally speaking, the hurricane's usefulness has outlasted it.»
«And the maiden pleased him, and she obtained kindness of him; and he speedily gave her her things for purification, with such things as belonged to her, and seven maidens, which were meet to be given her, out of the king's house: and he preferred her and her maids unto the best place of the house of the women.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: belonged, maiden, Maidens, preferred, speedily
«I feel impelled to speak today in a language that in a sense is new-one which I, who have spent so much of my life in the military profession, would have preferred never to use. That new language is the language of atomic warfare.»
«Houses are built to live in, not to look on; therefore, let use be preferred before uniformity, except where both may be had»
«An earthly dog of the carriage breed; Who, having failed of the modern speed, Now asked asylum and I was stirred To be the one so dog-preferred»
Author: Robert Frost | About: Dogs | Keywords: carriage, carriages, earthly, preferred, stirred
«Although prepared for martyrdom, I preferred that it be postponed.»