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Letter "L" » lain
«Oh I have been to Ludlow fair, and left my necktie God knows where. And carried half way home, or near, pints and quarts of Ludlow beer. Then the world seemed none so bad, and I myself a sterling lad. And down in lovely muck I've lain, happy -- till I woke up again.»
Author: Alfred Edward Housman
I Woke Up
, muck about
, near beer
«As perfume doth remain In the folds where it hath lain, So the thought of you, remaining Deeply folded in my brain, Will not leave me: all things leave me: You remain»
«Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents, which in prosperous circumstances would have lain dormant.»
«And this is the thing that ye shall do, Ye shall utterly destroy every male, and every woman that hath lain by man.»
«Then when Jesus came, he found that he had lain in the grave four days already.»
«Why died I not from the womb? why did I not give up the ghost when I came out of the belly? / Why did the knees prevent me? or why the breasts that I should suck? / For now should I have lain still and been quiet, I should have slept: then had I been at rest, / With kings and counsellors of the earth, which build desolate places for themselves; / Or with princes that had gold, who filled their houses with silver: / Or as an hidden untimely birth I had not been; as infants which never saw light.»
«One had a lovely face, and two or three had charm, but charm and face were in vain. Because the mountain grass cannot keep the form where the mountain hare has lain.»
«How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home.»