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Letter "D" » drowned
«He would drive his strength against a mountain and plunge his strength against the sea...but know that the mountain would stand while the man broke himself and the sea would surge while the man drowned in it.»
Author: Pope John XXII
, the Mountain
«Indeed the Idols I have loved so long / Have done my credit in this World much wrong: / Have drowned my Honour in a Shallow Cup / And sold my Reputation for a Song.»
«And the Lord GOD of hosts is he that toucheth the land, and it shall melt, and all that dwell therein shall mourn: and it shall rise up wholly like a flood; and shall be drowned, as by the flood of Egypt.»
«By faith they passed through the Red sea as by dry land: which the Egyptians assaying to do were drowned.»
«As for the pyramids, there is nothing to wonder at in them so much as the fact that so many men could be found degraded enough to spend their lives constructing a tomb for some ambitious booby, whom it would have been wiser and manlier to have drowned in the Nile, and then given his body to the dogs.»
Author: Henry David Thoreau
, For some
, The Pyramids
«As plants are suffocated and drowned with too much moisture, and lamps with too much oil, so is the active part of the understanding with too much study»
«He that is born to be hanged shall never be drowned»
«Being in a ship is being in a jail, with the chance of being drowned.»
«Here, said she, / Is your card, the drowned Phoenician Sailor.»
«Bacchus hath drowned more men than Neptune.»