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Letter "T" » tower
«A 60-story tower in New York evokes a 70-story tower in Chicago [and] a 60-story tower in New York evokes a 70-story tower directly across the street.»
«Before a clock was in the tower, Or e'er a watch was worn; I knew of night the passing hour, And prophesied the morn; To man of every age and clime, The oldest chronicler of time»
«A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower; the view halfway up is better than the view from the base, and it steadily becomes finer as the horizon expands.»
Author: William Lyon Phelps
, The Base
, The View
«As a rock on the seashore he standeth firm, and the dashing of the waves disturbeth him not. He raiseth his head like a tower on a hill, and the arrows of fortune drop at his feet. In the instant of danger, the courage of his heart sustaineth him; and the steadiness of his mind beareth him out.»
«And he spake also unto the men of Penuel, saying, When I come again in peace, I will break down this tower.»
«Blessed be the LORD my strength which teacheth my hands to war, and my fingers to fight: / My goodness, and my fortress; my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and he in whom I trust; who subdueth my people under me.»
«And David spake unto the LORD the words of this song in the day that the LORD had delivered him out of the hand of all his enemies, and out of the hand of Saul: / And he said, The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; / The God of my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my saviour; thou savest me from violence.»
, rock and
, The Horn
«Be as a tower firmly set; Shakes not its top for any blast that blows.»
«A tree trunk the size of a man grows from a blade as thin as a hair. A tower nine stories high is built from a small heap of earth.»
Author: Lao Tzu
, heap up
, tree trunk
«A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower.»