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Letter "F" » fairest
«Envy, like the worm, never runs but to the fairest fruit; like a cunning bloodhound, it singles out the fattest deer in the flock.»
«A good woman is worth, if she were sold, the fairest crown that's made of purest gold»
«Of the various forms of government which have prevailed in the world, an hereditary monarchy seems to present the fairest scope for ridicule»
Author: Edward Gibbon
, forms of government
, hereditary monarchy
, The monarchy
«In the second century of the Christian era, the empire of Rome comprehended the fairest part of the earth, and the most civilized portion of mankind»
«Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.»
«For she is a fair maiden, fairest lady of a house of queens. And yet I know not how I should speak of her. When I first looked on her and perceived her unhappiness, it seemed to me that I saw a white flower standing straight and proud, shapely as a lily, and yet knew that it was hard, as if wrought by elf-wrights out of steel. Or was it, maybe, a frost that had turned its sap to ice, and so it stood, bitter-sweet, still fair to see, but stricken, soon to fall and die?»
Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
, hard steel
, House of
, strike hard
«Capricious, wanton, bold, and brutal lust Is meanly selfish; when resisted, cruel; And, like the blast of pestilential winds, Taints the sweet bloom of nature's fairest forms»
Author: John Milton
, The Sweet
«My fairest, my espoused, my latest found, / Heaven's last best gift, my ever new delight.»
«'Tis Apollo comes leading / His choir, the Nine. / The leader is fairest, / But all are divine.»
«As the caterpillar chooses the fairest leaves to lay her eggs on, so the priest lays his curse on the fairest joys.»