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Letter "P" » peeping
«Archaeology is the peeping Tom of the sciences. It is the sandbox of men who care not where they are going; they merely want to know where everyone else has been.»
Author: Jim Bishop
, everyone else
, Peeping Tom
, the sandbox
, the sciences
«I remember, I remember, / The house where I was born, / The little window where the sun / Came peeping in at morn.»
«Each violet peeps from its dwelling to gaze at the bright stars above»
«A dramatist is a congenital eavesdropper with the instincts of a Peeping Tom.»
«For he saith, By the strength of my hand I have done it, and by my wisdom; for I am prudent: and I have removed the bounds of the people, and have robbed their treasures, and I have put down the inhabitants like a valiant man: / And my hand hath found as a nest the riches of the people: and as one gathereth eggs that are left, have I gathered all the earth; and there was none that moved the wing, or opened the mouth, or peeped.»
«And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto them that have familiar spirits, and unto wizards that peep, and that mutter: should not a people seek unto their God? for the living to the dead? / To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them.»
«He who peeps at the neighbor's window may chance to lose his eyes»
«I am opposed to writing about the private lives of living authors and psychoanalyzing them while they are alive. Criticism is getting all mixed up with a combination of the Junior F.B.I.-men, discards from Freud and Jung and a sort of Columnist peep-»
Author: Ernest Hemingway
, Mixed Up
, Private Lives
«For Heaven's sake discard the monstrous wig which makes the English judges look like rats peeping through bunches of oakum»
Author: Thomas Jefferson
, the English
«'Tis pleasant, through the loopholes of retreat, / To peep at such a world; to see the stir / Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd.»