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Letter "T" » tapers
«Oh! rather give me commentators plain, / Who with no deep researches vex the brain; / Who from the dark and doubtful love to run, / And hold their glimmering tapers to the sun.»
«His act may start out slow, but it tapers off.»
«Our birth is nothing but our death begun, As tapers waste the moment they take fire»
«For three days after death, hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off.»
«Hope, like the gleaming taper's light, adorns and cheers our way; and still, as darker grows the night, emits a brighter ray.»
Author: Oliver Goldsmith
«He who receives ideas from me, receives instruction himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at mine receives light without darkening me»
Author: Thomas Jefferson
«'A sound Conservative government,' said Taper, musingly. 'I understand: Tory men and Whig measures.'»
«I have been looking on, this evening, at a merry company of children assembled round that pretty German toy, a Christmas Tree. The tree was planted in the middle of a great round table, and towered high above their heads. It was brilliantly lighted by a multitude of little tapers; and everywhere sparkled and glittered with bright objects.»
«Here are sweet-peas, on tip-toe for a flight:/ With wings of gentle flush o'er delicate white,/ And taper fingers catching at all things, / To bind them all about with tiny rings.»
Author: John Keats
, sweet pea
«And hold up to the sun my little taper.»