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Letter "C" » cabbages
«At middle age the soul should be opening up like a rose, not closing up like a cabbage»
«Holy men? Holy cabbages! Holy bean-pods! What do they do but live and suck in sustenance and grow fat? If that be holiness, I could show you hogs in this forest who are fit to head the calendar. Think you it was for such a life that this good arm was fixed upon my shoulder, or that head placed upon your neck? There is work in the world, man, and it is not by hiding behind stone walls that we shall do it.»
Author: Arthur Conan Doyle, Sr.
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«All mothers think their children are oaks, but the world never lacks for cabbages»
«CABBAGE, n. A familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head. The cabbage is so called from Cabagius, a prince who on ascending the throne issued a decree appointing a High Council of Empire consisting of the members of his predecessor's Ministry and the cabbages in the royal garden. When any of his Majesty's measures of state policy miscarried conspicuously it was gravely announced that several members of the High Council had been beheaded, and his murmuring subjects were appeased.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
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«Cabbage: a familiar kitchen-garden vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head.»
«Idealist: One who, on noticing that a rose smells better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup»
«Cauliflower is nothing but cabbage with a college education.»
«He is useless on top of the ground; he ought to be under it, inspiring the cabbages»
«I want death to find me planting my cabbage»
«Having a good wife and rich cabbage soup, seek not other things»