Wailing Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 93 Quotes About Wailing

#1. But as in wailing there's nought availing, And Death unfailing will strike the blow, Then for that reason, and for a season, Let us be merry before we go. - Author: John Philpot Curran
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#2. I felt if I went chronologically, I'd get bogged down in childhood and that's part of our culture of complaint in America. This endless wailing about your childhood. - Author: Edmund White
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#3. The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods and meadows brown and sear. - Author: William C. Bryant
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#4. The train could be stopped with a red flag, but by ordinary it appeared out of the devastated hills with apparitionlike suddenness and wailing like a banshee, athward and past that little less-than-village like a forgotten bead from a broken string. - Author: William Faulkner
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#5. Do one of three things.One,go find a wailing wall and feel sorry for yourselves.Two,go psycho and start bombing-but this will only swing people to the right.Three,learn a lesson.Go home,organize, build power and at the next convention, you be the delegatepos - Author: Saul D. Alinsky
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#6. It is a heartBreaking sound, Amir Jan, the Wailing of a mother. I pray to Allah you Never hear it. - Author: Khaled Hosseini
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#7. I must confess that waltzes do not move me, I guess I hummed the blues too early, and spent too many midnights out wailing to the rain. - Author: Assata Shakur
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#8. I am further back, surrounded on all sides by wailing men, their faces shiny with tears. Uncle Al promised three dollars and a bottle of Canadian whiskey to the man who puts on the best show. You've never seen such grief
even the dogs were howling. - Author: Sara Gruen
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#9. Scratch a Jew and you'll find a Wailing Wall. - Author: Eve Merriam
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#10. You are a Chosen Man. You are Parmenion, the Death of Nations. A hundred thousand souls will you
send to the dark river, screaming and wailing, lamenting their fate. It is right and just that you
should know your choices. - Author: David Gemmell
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#11. A savage place! as holy and enchanted
As e'er beneath a waning moon was haunted
By woman wailing for her demon-lover! - Author: Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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#12. through all the
weariness
and depression
and troubled sighs
at the end of the
wailing day
it was enough
to remove my clothing
crawl into bed
and kiss her
in places the
sun never
touches."
-Christopher Poindexter - Author: Christopher Poindexter
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#13. The wailing owl Screams solitary to the mournful moon. - Author: David Mallet
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#14. Ida Belle took a pair and popped them in her ears. "She's right," she yelled. "That siren is horribly loud. Sounds like a dinosaur-sized cat wailing." I stuck one earplug in and nodded. I already needed them if Ida Belle was going to keep yelling. - Author: Jana Deleon
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#15. The warm sun is failing, the bleak wind is wailing, The bare boughs are sighing, the pale flowers are dying, And the Year On the earth her death-bed, in a shroud of leaves dead, Is lying ... - Author: Percy Bysshe Shelley
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#16. You yourself are to blame. This weeping and wailing and knocking your heads into corners [against brick walls, as it were] will not do you the least good. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#17. It's blue and it's wailing because its little body is cold. The only people who think it's beautiful are its parents, and the doctor is just happy it's alive. And none of that is funny. - Author: Mindy Kaling
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#18. Strength is wearing a smile even when you are wailing inside! - Author: Deeba Salim Irfan
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#19. A cloud was on the mind of men, and wailing went the weather, Yea, a sick cloud upon the soul when we were boys together. Science announced nonentity and art admired decay; The world was old and ended: but you and I were gay; Round - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#20. You know, when I'm playing, I think of myself in front of the Wailing Wall with a saxophone in my hands, and I'm davening, I'm really telling it to the Wall. - Author: Stan Getz
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#21. Her mind lives tidily, apart from cold and noise and pain. And bolts the door against her heart, out wailing in the rain. - Author: Dorothy Parker
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#22. Bubba showed it to his mother. Then he played the tape. It was about ten minutes of moaning, wailing, and some chains rattling. - Author: C.L. Bevill
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#23. Do one of three things. One, go and find a wailing wall and feel sorry for yourselves. Two, go psycho and start bombing
but this will only swing people to the right. Three, learn a lesson. Go home, organize, build power and at the next convention, you be the delegates. - Author: Saul Alinsky
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#24. And over the pond are sailing Two swans all white as snow; Sweet voices mysteriously wailing Pierce through me as onward they go. They sail along, and a ringing Sweet melody rises on high; And when the swans begin singing, They presently must die. - Author: Heinrich Heine
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#25. Wailing and lamentation befit those who stand before the throne of life and depart without leaving in its hands a drop of the sweat of their brows or the blood of their hearts. - Author: Khalil Gibran
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#26. So loud was the wailing of the women and children that there was not one man among us whose heart did not bleed at the sound ... - Author: Hernando Cortes
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#27. Surfing? he asked. She laughed, and the sound sent a shock wave through the water. The wailing faded to background noise. Annabeth wondered if anyone had ever laughed in Tartarus before - just a pure, simple laugh of pleasure. She doubted it. - Author: Rick Riordan
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#28. 'Spectrum' is in part a disco song. But we play it hard, and it's a real euphoric, wailing tune. It's kind of like a total house anthem, in a way, but it seems to be going down really well. We've got all the grunge kids going mad for disco house raves. - Author: Florence Welch
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#29. The worst kind of crying wasn't the kind everyone could see- the wailing on street corners, the tearing at clothes. No, the worst kind happened when your soul wept and no matter what you did, there was no way to comfort it. - Author: Katie McGarry
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#30. These tears I'm wailing, I spill not without reason. Remove them, my dearest love. Take me to the place I've been dreaming of, where the grotesquely lonely meet the grotesquely lonely and they whisper, just very softly, Please be mine, Dearest Love. - Author: Steven Morrissey
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#31. Walter turned on the radio: electric violins wailing, twisted romance, the four-square beat of heartbreak. Trite suffering, but suffering nonetheless. The entertainment business. What voyeurs we have all become. - Author: Margaret Atwood
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#32. A parrot can say anything Albert Einstein could say, as well as mimicking the sounds of phones ringing, doors slamming and sirens wailing. Whatever advantage Einstein had over a parrot, it wasn't vocal. - Author: Yuval Noah Harari
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#33. He, the most privileged, loved and spoiled of all creatures did not know how to cope with so much rage, hate and pain. His screams echoed through the belly of the mountain. His intense wailing attempted to pierce through the cold heart of his punisher without success. - Author: Jamie Le Fay
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#34. I was moaning and grieving as if I lost one of my own children. It was probably one of the most real feelings I ever had on the show. I was just sitting there wailing with no lines. I was beat after that storyline. - Author: Hunter Tylo
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#35. Kona was in tears, wailing like Bob Marley in a bear trap
inconsolable. - Author: Christopher Moore
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#36. Whenever the pressure of our complex city life thins my blood and numbs my brain, I seek relief in the trail; and when I hear the coyote wailing to the yellow dawn, my cares fall from me - I am happy. - Author: Hamlin Garland
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#37. Out in the distance I could hear an animal wailing as though the air curled around the sound and flipped it around. - Author: Denise Baer
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#38. None can cure their harms by wailing them. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#39. The trigger has been squeezed, the deathly mechanism has been enabled, the fatal course of a bullet has been set. No amount of bleating or praying or wailing of cajoling can halt it or stall it or call it back. - Author: Nicola Barker
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#40. The boys were going to a place that none had ever been before, to serve an order that had been the enemy of their kith and kin for thousands of years, yet Jon saw no tears, heard no wailing mothers. These are winter's people, [ ... ] tears freeze upon your cheeks where they come from. - Author: George R R Martin
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#41. There were times, in the beginning, when I used my journal as a wailing wall, but I learned not to immortalize the darkness. Rereading it was counterproductive. What I needed was a place in which to collect the light. - Author: Phyllis Theroux
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#42. Aaaaaaaagh! I screamed, emerging from the wards and onto Murphy's front lawn, chock-full of new insight as to why ghosts are always moaning or wailing when they come popping out of somebody's wall or floor. Not much mystery there - it freaking hurts. - Author: Jim Butcher
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#43. Only for a minute. I'll be right back." He plopped the baby in her lap and hopped to his feet. Wren held her at arm's length and frowned. She did not appreciate that, because she immediately began wailing.
"Here," Wren said, thrusting her in my direction. "Take the mutant baby. - Author: Amy Tintera
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#44. What can we expect from an empty shell
Where many hearts of pearl once beat to dwell
Waves fail to break hard layer's bond of love
Wailing shore sends memoir to the sky above - Author: Munia Khan
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#45. Loss, be it the death of a loved one, deteriorating health, lost dreams, or some kind of divine interruption . . . will usually include a measure of pain. Your positive attitude, perspective change, and faith are what will turn your wailing into praise and joyful dancing. - Author: Cheryl Zelenka
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#46. Opera? Dear God why?' That was the last thing I needed. A bunch of fat and painted idiots wailing at me from a stage for several hours. 'Just - Author: Mark Lawrence
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#47. With these words there came the rending scream of a shattered stirk and an angry troubling of the branches as the poor madman percolated through the sieve of a sharp yew, a wailing black meteor hurtling through green clouds, a human prickles. - Author: Flann O'Brien
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#48. In fact all country music - with its wailing hearts, tearful angst, and neatly trimmed facial hair - is a little too gay for its own good. - Author: Wallace Godfrey
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#49. There's a saying: "May you live in interesting times." To begin, it's a curse. "Interesting" in this case uniformly means "Oh god, death is raining down upon us and we shall all perish wailing and possibly on fire. - Author: John Scalzi
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#50. The wailing of the newborn infant is mingled with the dirge for the dead. - Author: Lucretius
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#51. She marking them begins a wailing note And sings extemporally a woeful ditty How love makes young men thrall and old men dote How love is wise in folly, foolish-witty Her heavy anthem still concludes in woe, And still the choir of echoes answer so. - Author: William Shakespeare
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#52. A few melancholy birds were pipping and wailing, until the round red sun sank slowly into the western shadows; then an empty silence fell - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#53. Dried out and curled up in a ball, me, I am like tea. Waiting to be immersed. Willing to unfold. Wanting to unfurl. Wailing silently to be exposed. Whimpering till that day. It seems I'm wilting and withering away. - Author: Dharlene Marie Fahl
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#54. Arya lifted her gaze from the dead man and his dead dog. Jaqen H'ghar was leaning up against the side of the Wailing Tower. When he saw her looking, he lifted a hand to his face and laid two fingers casually against his cheek. - Author: George R R Martin
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#55. we'd all go mad if we had to experience what life throws at you every day with the same shock and wailing intensity of just-born emotions. - Author: Amy Conner
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#56. Hungry wailing standeth not aloof. - Author: Aeschylus
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#57. And I am not one of these long-living fictional characters who prays for death as a release from the captivity of eternal life; not for me the endless whining and wailing of the undead. - Author: John Boyne
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#58. Yet moaning and wailing was not my way. I had never complained, for who cares for complaints? If something is wrong, one does something. - Author: Louis L'Amour
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#59. He had heard it sure enough, wailing underground in clubs and speakeasies, all through Prohibition, hot, polyphonic, toe-tapping, full of syncopated rhythms and bent, naughty notes - perfect for small and secret spaces. - Author: Nicole Mones
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#60. Have you noticed the people most likely to be up in arms about governments apparently spying on us tend to be the most non-private people you know? The people launching petitions and wailing about Big Brother and data collection are most likely to be the most constant self-presenters. - Author: Russell Smith
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#61. The wailing of broken hearts
is the doorway to God. - Author: Rumi
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#62. The waves Of the mysterious death-river moaned; The tramp, the shout, the fearful thunder-roar Of red-breathed cannon, and the wailing cry Of myriad victims, filled the air. - Author: George D. Prentice
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#63. Then Mal let out a loud wailing noise. I hate it when mommy and daddy fight! - Author: Kylie Scott
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#64. A craftsman pulled a reed from the reedbed,
cut holes in it, and called it a human being.
Since then, it's been wailing a tender agony
of parting, never mentioning the skill
that gave it life as a flute - Author: Rumi
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#65. One day the wickedness of the kings of the world would destroy us, oh sorrow, and armies of the world would march upon us, wailing, and the purest of the children of God would have to deliver themselves unto the Lord by their own hand.
The Deliverance. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#66. I can see God in a daisy. I can see God at night in the wind and rain. I see Creation just about everywhere. The highest form of song is prayer. King David's, Solomon's, the wailing of a coyote, the rumble of the Earth. - Author: Bob Dylan
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#67. In the darkness you could hear the crying of women, the wailing of infants, and the shouting of men. Some prayed for help. Others wished for death. But still more imagined that there were no Gods left, and that the universe was plunged into eternal darkness. - Author: Pliny The Younger
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#68. We come into this world crying and calling, wailing and singing; and for the first months of our life all our needs and instincts, our dissatisfactions and discoveries are immediately vocalized without apology and without censor. - Author: Paul Newham
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#69. The seals that hold back night shall weaken, and in the heart of winter shall winter's heart be born amid the wailing of lamentations and the gnashing of teeth, for winter's heart shall ride a black horse, and the name of it is Death.
-from The Karaethon Cycle: The Prophecies of the Dragon - Author: Robert Jordan
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#70. In my box of sound bites there are no jackhammers, no snowmobiles, no Jet Skis, no children wailing. Music but no Muzak.
It's my box. Put what you want in yours. - Author: Joan Oliver Goldsmith
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#71. How dreadful it is, to emerge from the oblivion of slumber, and to receive as a good morrow the mute wailing of one's own hapless heart - to return from the land of deceptive dreams to the heavy knowledge of unchanged disaster! - Author: Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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#72. In birth all things are kindred, the sounds me make universal to any species. We enter wailing of a lost world. - Author: Thomas Maltman
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#73. O Earth, so full of dreary noises!
O men, with wailing in your voices!
O delved gold, the wader's heap!
O strife, O curse, that o'er it fall!
God makes a silence through you all,
And giveth His beloved, sleep. - Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
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#74. Clouds of black birds rose up wailing and screaming, like the thoughts of my heart. - Author: Mary Renault
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#75. After a while, though the grief did not go away from us, it grew quiet. What had seemed a storm wailing through the entire darkness seemed to come in at last and lie down. - Author: Wendell Berry
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#76. So I'm at the wailing wall, standing there like a moron, with my harpoon. - Author: Emo Philips
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#77. God shakes our confidence in our earthly life so that we can yearn for our heavenly life, where our joy is truly unshakable and where our wailing will be turned into dancing. Prayer: - Author: Timothy J. Keller
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#78. It starts with a mild weeping but soon crescendos into the same tortured sobs as his little brother, both of them wailing in a strange harmony of misery. - Author: Neal Shusterman
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#79. Sorry to bother you," Bella said over the wailing. "But she wants her daddy. - Author: J.R. Ward
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#80. I open my eyes. That's when I discover what that wailing sound was. My mouth wasn't frozen shut after all. When I finally understand why Aidan and Lucio sounded like they were arguing from miles away: I was straining to hear them over the sound of my own voice. This whole time I've been screaming. - Author: Paige McKenzie
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#81. He came obediently, wailing, that slow hoarse sound that ships make, that seems to begin before the sound itself has started, seems to cease before the sound itself has stopped. - Author: William Faulkner
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#82. So much time weeping and wailing and shaking our fists, creating enemies that really don't exist. - Author: Don Henley
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#83. The most haunting time at which to see them is at the turn of the moon, when they utter strange wailing cries; but the lagoon is dangerous for mortals - Author: J.M. Barrie
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#84. The tune was wailing and mournful, almost flagrantly so, and the total effect was of a heartbroken piccolo being parted forever from its bagpipe lover. - Author: Peter S. Beagle
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#85. And in all of Babylonia there was wailing and gnashing of teeth, 'til the prophets bade the multitudes get a grip on themselves and shape up. - Author: Woody Allen
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#86. Question me now about all other matters, but do not ask who I am, for fear you may increase in my heart it's burden of sorrow as I think back; I am very full of grief, and I should not sit in the house of somebody else with my lamentation and wailing. It is not good to go on mourning forever. - Author: Homer
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#87. I can still hear my mother wailing over some new kitchen crisis, "Oh God," and my father answering cozily from the silo, "Were you calling me, dear? - Author: Peter De Vries
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#88. I can't help always falling upon it, and cry out with particular loudness and wailing, and become especially melancholy, when I see a dead love tied to a live love. - Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
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#89. Saturday night at my house, I often trot out classic movies and force the urchins to watch them. There is much wailing and gnashing of teeth, but I think it's important to teach kids about American culture, and films are certainly a big part of it. - Author: Bill O'Reilly
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#90. On the stairs he was crying so much he hardly saw where he was going - not a mad boo-hoo but wailing sheets of tears, shaken into funny groans by the bump of each step as he hurried down. - Author: Alan Hollinghurst
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#91. Death and dying makes us into children once again, in truth, one last time, there in our final wailing cries. More than one philosopher has claimed that we ever remain children, far beneath the indurated layers that make up the armour of adulthood. - Author: Steven Erikson
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#92. And he could still listen to the far-off plaint of a train horn as the express rolled through the night, wailing through a darkness lit solely by moon and fireflies; - Author: William Gibson
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#93. Percy: I thought I'd lost my mom forever, and I was stuck on a hill in a thunderstorm fighting this huge bull dude while Grover was passed out wailing. "Food!" It was terrifying, man. - Author: Rick Riordan
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