Whirling Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Whirling

#1. None of us clearly know to whom or to what we are indebted in this wise, until some marked stop in the whirling wheel of life brings the right perception with it. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#2. We're all whirling merrily through the void on a dying planet, and gay people are just doing their usual number, being shamelessly trendy as always. Right out in front on the cutting edge of death. - Author: Lawrence Block
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#3. Hey!" Whirling around, he stalked back toward the fire, and its now- empty spit, waving his arms. "My rabbit! Grimalkin, you sneaky, gray ... pig! I hope you enjoy that, 'cause the next thing over the fire might be you! - Author: Julie Kagawa
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#4. Whirling of her skirts,
a chequered carpet beneath-
sunset dawns outside. - Author: Geetika Kohli
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#5. Every atom in your body spins and dances
like a bee around the queen,
like a whirling dervish,
like the stars spiraling in a galaxy.
Yet why do you sit motionlessly watching Dancing With the Stars? - Author: Khang Kijarro Nguyen
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#6. I was thinking between 3 and 4 this morning, of my 55 years. I lay awake so calm, so content, as if I'd stepped off the whirling world into a deep blue quiet space and there open eyed existed, beyond harm; armed against all that can happen. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#7. But since then, it seemed he had been caught up in a hurricane, whirling from one thing to another with scarcely enough time to catch a breath. Perhaps that was good. Because if he stopped and took the time to think about things too deeply, dark thoughts started to intrude. - Author: Brian Falkner
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#8. To be sucked down by this whirling stream is to fall into abysses of madness, more frightful than those of death; to expel the shades of this chaos and compel it to give perfect forms to our thoughts - this is to be a man of genius; it is to create, it is to be victorious over hell! The - Author: Eliphas Levi
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#9. This is what I'm king of: a whirling mass of humans who either hate me or ignore me. - Author: Beth Revis
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#10. Our children tremble in their teen-age cribs,
whirling off on a thumb or a motorcycle ... - Author: Anne Sexton
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#11. Have you ever shaken up a compass and seen the arrow whirling around, trying to find a place to settle?" says Alex abruptly. "Well, that's my brain. It's all over the place. - Author: Sophie Kinsella
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#12. I skim through our notebook, thick with words, and then through our Facebook messages - so many now - and then I write a new one, quoting Virginia Woolf: Let us wander whirling to the gilt chairs. ... Are we not acceptable, moon? Are we not lovely sitting together here ... ? - Author: Jennifer Niven
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#13. Bring the pure wine of
love and freedom.
But sir, a tornado is coming.
More wine, we'll teach this storm
A thing or two about whirling. - Author: Rumi
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#14. New thoughts and hopes were whirling through my mind, and all the colours of my life were changing. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#15. Down in the street little eddies of wind were whirling dust and torn paper into spirals, and though the sun was shining and the sky a harsh blue, there seemed to be no color in anything except the posters that were plastered everywhere. - Author: George Orwell
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#16. I saw the misadjusted dials and the whirling gauges and the bubbling green fluid and the electricity arcing around, and a story laid out for me, my sorry self alchemically transmuted into power and robots and fortresses and orbital platforms and costumes and alien kings. - Author: Austin Grossman
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#17. She looked up at the whirling effulgent cloud, and thought, I brought down the fire from heaven; I have lived with glory. A thunderbolt struck from the sky and all was gone. - Author: Mary Renault
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#18. All the dizzy and colossal things conceded depend upon one small thing withheld. All the wild and whirling things that are let loose depend upon one thing that is forbidden. - Author: G.K. Chesterton
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#19. And are we not all "mere guests" upon this whirling earth? - Author: Lee Smith
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#20. Nature is ever at work building and pulling down, creating and destroying, keeping everything whirling and flowing, allowing no rest but in rhythmical motion, chasing everything in endless song out of one beautiful form into another. - Author: John Muir
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#21. Bill O'Reilly calls his tv show the "No Spin Zone" but the man is practically a whirling dervish. He combines willful ignorance with a simple child-like faith in the system that, not coincidentally, has made him a millionaire. - Author: Earl Lee
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#22. Fragments of the future spun past like whirling puzzle pieces with an endless array of combinations. Yet, even with millions of possible outcomes, the same conclusion punctuated every scenario: blissful happiness.
Love. - Author: Kendall Grey
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#23. They were playing old Bob Dylan, more than perfect for narrow Village streets close to Christmas and the snow whirling down in big feathery flakes, the kind of winter where you want to be walking down a city street with your arm around a girl like on the old record cover - Author: Donna Tartt
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#24. You made the chaos in me feel less like a violent whirling and gave me a silence that felt like home. - Author: William C. Hannan
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#25. Sometimes I catch glimpses,
through the windows,
through the glass,
life rushing,
whirling,
past. - Author: Nia Wyn
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#26. At what whirling moment had she halted and turned, unbeknownst to herself, the other way? - Author: Colum McCann
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#27. The branches are a storm around me, and I fall into a deep well of green. The needles and limbs rush past. It is a whirling motion of green and brown branches. - Author: Ned Hayes
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#28. I found myself whirling around and falling down and down. My life memories were spinning around me, flashing like thousands of brilliant pictures with bright cascading colors like a thousand tiny kaleidoscopes... - Author: Cristael Ann Bengtson
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#29. He whispered into the coral shell of her ear, an organ of women he found unspeakably moving in its soft, whirling vortex, and which always seemed to him an invitation to adventure. - Author: Richard Flanagan
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#30. True solitude is a din of birdsong, seething leaves, whirling colors, or a clamor of tracks in the snow. - Author: Edward Hoagland
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#31. I was loosened, a top whirling around and around, and I didn't know who I danced with or what they looked like, only that I had become the music and the fire and the night, and there was nothing that could slow me down. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#32. Don't ask me about prayer rocks
Anyplace I put my head is a prayer rock.
Don't talk of direction
All six directions face Him.
Gardens, flames, nightingale,
whirling dance, and brotherhood
Throw all these away
and throw yourself into His love. - Author: Rumi
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#33. Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear. - Author: Corrie Ten Boom
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#34. But the story didn't end there. Almost 800 years later, the spirits of Shams & Rumi are still alive today,whirling amid us somewhere ... - Author: Elif Shafak
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#35. A few shots of anti-traumatic serum might have saved him, but he was an unlisted and unwanted passenger. When that terrific surge came, he simply gasped, saw a demented whirling of bright lights against a bloody background, and fell limply against the bulkhead. - Author: Malcom Jameson
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#36. Sufism is the spiritual tradition of the dervishes. Its teachers never strive to show how wise they are, and their disciples go into a trance by performing a kind of whirling dance. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#37. One piece at a time,' the angel hissed, dangling something papery and drenched in dark liquid over Hank's whirling vision.
Hank felt his eyes widen. His skin! - Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
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#38. My life often feels like a whirling dervish of kids, writing, speaking, and pastoral ministry. - Author: Kevin DeYoung
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#39. I'm trying to keep your safe!" Puck exploded, whirling on me. His eyes feverish, and I shrank back. "This isn't a game, Meghan! The shit is about to hit the fan, and you're right in the middle of it without knowing enough to duck! - Author: Julie Kagawa
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#40. The days of my youth, as I look back on them; seem to fly away from me in a flurry of pale repetitive scraps like those morning snow storms of used tissue paper that a train passenger sees whirling in the wake of the observation can. - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#41. Saying grace before a meal. Watching our breath. Repeating the ninety-nine names of Allah. Whirling like a dervish. Prayer. They all have one objective: to get us to pause just long enough to realize that life, your life, is a freaking miracle. The least you can do is pay attention. - Author: Eric Weiner
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#42. Still,' whispered Jack, 'you have to keep at it. Overcome the miseries of vomiting and the whirling pit. Pay your dues and work towards the real rewards of big-time adult drinking. Something to look forward to. - Author: Robert Rankin
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#43. What is it that is whirling the mind? Imagination, creative activity. Stop creation and you know the truth. All power of creation must stop, and then you know the truth at once. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#44. Jack came whirling in like a little gay tornado with Duchess following him. - Author: Kristin Cast
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#45. There's no remedy for a spat between friends like visiting flaming, whirling death upon your enemies. - Author: Bard Bloom
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#46. To preserve the silence within
amid all the noise. To remain open and quiet, a moist humus in the fertile darkness where the rain falls and the grain ripens
no matter how many tramp across the parade ground in whirling dust under an arid sky. - Author: Dag Hammarskjold
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#47. A story should be like a river, flowing and never stopping, your readers passengers on a boat, whirling downstream through constantly refreshing and changing scemery. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#48. Isabella is busy," Louisa said. "She's frantically finishing preparations for the supper ball, as you know. I ought to be helping her." She fixed Mac a look. "So should you."
"I am helping her. I'm minding the children. A good husband knows when to stay out of the way of the whirling household. - Author: Jennifer Ashley
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#49. Still, now and then they seemed to be holding behind them the surprising, the magic vistas of childhood - the sudden snow at night, whirling and furring without sound against the window; the full moon and all its shadows on the lawn; the Christmas sleigh and reindeer in the sky. - Author: Rosamond Lehmann
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#50. so many people have been hypnotized by Aristotelian 'yes/ no' logic to the extent that any step beyond that Bronze Age mythos seems to them a whirling, dizzying plunge into a pit of Chaos and the Dark Night of Nihilism. - Author: Robert Anton Wilson
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#51. In a city the multiplicity of threads forced a whirling confusion on the loom but here the simple pattern and the slow weaving made purpose more discernible. - Author: Elizabeth Goudge
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#52. This group came on stage, Big Brother and the Holding Company, and this whirling dervish, this electrifying white soul singer was so riveting. And I'm seeing this and I said, 'My God, this is a musical revolution.' - Author: Clive Davis
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#53. She imagined herself whirling breathlessly beneath the flashing lights of some impossibly chic Manhattan disco. Suddenly, a hand touches her arm. She turns. 'Pardon me,' Mick Jagger says, 'I believe this next dance is mine. - Author: Francine Pascal
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#54. We spoke of those magic summer nights, looking out over the gulf of Castellammare, when the stars are mirrored in the sleeping sea, and how, lying on your back among the mastic trees, your spirit is lost in the whirling heavens, while the body braces itself, fearing the approach of demons. - Author: Giuseppe Tomasi Di Lampedusa
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#55. Precarious, life is. A flying leap. A sweep of hand. A star flung across the night. A lucky catch in this whirling juggling circus act.
From Steam Drills, Treadmills, and Shooting Stars - Author: Rivera Sun
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#56. On a warm spring day, a galloping horse was only too clearly a sweating animal of flesh and blood. But a horse racing through a snowstorm became one with the very elements; wrapped in the whirling blast of the north wind, the beast embodied the icy breath of winter. - Author: Yukio Mishima
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#57. Dull November brings the blast, Then the leaves are whirling fast. - Author: Sara Coleridge
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#58. Lane closed her eyes and pressed her lips together at the sound of the nickname, a thousand memories whirling through her mind. He hadn't meant it to hurt her, but even the smallest nick could reopen old wounds. - Author: Courtney Walsh
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#59. I am preprogrammed, acting on impulse, dumping a vast memory into a whirling pool and somehow bringing order to it. Building a complex web. I am the spider. This is my venomous bite. I will make them see their folly. - Author: A.L. Davroe
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#60. The odors of perfume were fanned out on the summer air by the whirling vents of the grottoes where the women hid like undersea creatures, under electric cones, their hair curled into wild whorls and peaks, their eyes shrewd and glassy, animal and sly, their mouths painted a neon red. - Author: Ray Bradbury
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#61. The cocktail filled him with a whirling exhilaration behind which he was aware of devastating desires - to rush places in fast motors, to kiss girls, to sing, to be witty ... He perceived that he had gifts of profligacy which had been neglected.
- chapter 8 - Author: Sinclair Lewis
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#62. We came whirling out of nothingness, scattering stars like dust ...
The stars made a circle, and in the middle, we dance. - Author: Rumi
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#63. Fever jumped aside just in time to dodge the shower of urine, and stumbled into the path of a religious procession - celebrants in robes and pointed hats whirling and clapping and chanting the name of some old-world prophet, 'Hari, Hari! Hari Potter!' - Author: Philip Reeve
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#64. I am a weak, ephemeral creature made of mud and dream. But I feel all the powers of the universe whirling within me. - Author: Nikos Kazantzakis
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#65. The ever-whirling wheele Of Change, to which all mortal things doth sway. - Author: Edmund Spenser
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#66. The image is not a closed field of knowledge; it is a whirling, centrifugal field. It is not a field of knowledge like any other; it is a movement demanding all the anthropological aspects of being and time. - Author: Georges Didi-Huberman
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#67. Women's words are as light as the doomed leaves whirling in autumn, Easily swept by the wind, easily drowned by the wave. - Author: Ovid
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#68. And those fingers just keep on wagging until some gay teenager hangs himself because he can't fight the fucking tornado of hatred whirling around his head, and that ill wind keeps blowing, until over in Kenya, some man lifts a knife and cuts out a young girl's clitoris? It's all connected, Dale. - Author: Eden Connor
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#69. One viewed the existence of man then as a marvel, and conceded a glamour of wonder to these lice which were caused to cling to a whirling, fire-smote, ice-locked, disease-stricken, space-lost bulb. - Author: Stephen Crane
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#70. And the next moment the fierce wind comes screaming, whirling the needle-pointed dust, stifling all hope. And you know then that what has not happened will never happen. That hope is an end within itself. - Author: Michael Chabon
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#71. Now i had learnt that honor required large sums of money to protect it, but that large sums of money could not be obtained without losing one's honor. An infernal circle whirling round and round, draggng me up and down with it. - Author: Nawal El Saadawi
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#72. This new resolve gave her a sort of light-headed self-confidence: when she left the dinner-table she felt so easy and careless that she was surprised to see that the glass of champagne beside her plate was untouched. She felt as if all its sparkles were whirling through her. - Author: Edith Wharton
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#73. I ought not to have stirred, I was swept into the dance, caught up in the whirling movement of things. Being in Time means running after the present. You run after things, you run with things, you flow away. - Author: Eugene Ionesco
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#74. To see a man slip on a banana skin is to see a rationally structured system suddenly translated into a whirling machine. - Author: Marshall McLuhan
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#75. Dance music ... stirs some barbaric instinct - lulled asleep in our sober lives - you forget centuries of civilization in a second, & yield to that strange passion which sends you madly whirling round the room. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#76. Here is a book so dull that a whirling dervish could read himself to sleep with it. If you were to recite even a single page in the open air, birds would fall out of the sky and dogs drop dead. - Author: Clive James
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#77. The same law that shapes the earth-star shapes the snow-star. As surely as the petals of a flower are fixed, each of these countless snow-stars comes whirling to earth ... these glorious spangles, the sweeping of heaven's floor. - Author: Henry David Thoreau
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#78. in the heart's rain
in the eye's fog
in the winter's smoky snow
in whirling snow
in storms
wind which wants to tear my coat off
legends stories
the blood red dawn of the mind
the warm spring between your thighs
the only haven - Author: Nils-Aslak Valkeapaa
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#79. Look up at the miracle of the falling snow, - the air a dizzy maze of whirling, eddying flakes, noiselessly transforming the world, the exquisite crystals dropping in ditch and gutter, and disguising in the same suit of spotless livery all objects upon which they fall. - Author: John Burroughs
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#80. I turned silences and nights into words. What was unutterable, I wrote down. I made the whirling world stand still. - Author: Arthur Rimbaud
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#81. From CHAOS?
Trust the imagination. Peace is knowing without need for detailed explanation. Joy is openness to possibility. Sing your humming heart free from the heat of all creation. Swim into cool whirling coloured pools. Sleep on rock of consciousness. - Author: Jay Woodman
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#82. In all of its varied and protean forms, love is the tether binding our whirling lives. Without that biological anchor, all of us are flung outward, singly into the encroaching dark. (225) - Author: Thomas Lewis
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#83. The House
... She lays her beams in music,
In music every ore,
To the candence of the whirling world
Which dances round the sun-
That so they shall not be displaced
By lapses or by wars,
But for the love of happy souls
Out live the newest stars. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#84. If we are ever going to dwell in the house of the Lord, I believe, we do so now. If any house is divinely made, it is this one here, this great whirling mansion of planets and stars. - Author: Scott Russell Sanders
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#85. I would almost forget about Ida Durbin. But a sin of omission, if indeed that's what it was, can be like the rusty head of a hatchet buried in the heartwood of a tree
it eventually finds the teeth of a whirling saw blade. - Author: James Lee Burke
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#86. Who are you calling beef-witted?" she laughed at him. "Your mother was a hamster, and your father stank of elderberries!" And away they went, whirling and stabbing with their brooms, almost dancing as they moved about the field. She - Author: Cynthia Hand
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#87. Above our heads, the stars flare and glitter and flash: thousands and thousands of them, so many thousands they look like snowflakes whirling away into the inky dark. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#88. Mother of the Sun, Theia of many names, for your sake men honor gold as more powerful than anything else; and through the value you bestow on them, o queen, ships contending on the sea and yoked teams of horses in swift-whirling contests become marvels. - Author: Pindar
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#89. I closed my eyes and willed my breath to slow, my conscious mind to fold itself inward. I could feel heat pulsing from my daughter's head, her frantic thoughts whirling like broken glass. I loosened my hold on my body and dropped into that whirlpool. - Author: Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
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#90. She was a whirling cloud of death, a queen of shadows, and these men were already carrion. - Author: Sarah J. Maas
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#91. I couldn't tell you why the carnival lured me with its sticky fingers and bright, whirling colors, except to say that it was different, and that excited me. I'd only read about 'different' in books, never experienced it for myself. Perhaps it was a case of be careful what you wish for. - Author: Jane Harvey-Berrick
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#92. Most days it feels as if the world is whirling around me and I am standing still. In slow motion, I watch the colors blur; people and faces all become a massive wash. - Author: Sarah Kay
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#93. The mathematician is in much more direct contact with reality ... [Whereas] the physicist's reality, whatever it may be, has few or none of the attributes which common sense ascribes instinctively to reality. A chair may be a collection of whirling electrons. - Author: G.H. Hardy
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#94. But the small cloud which appeared in the northwest four months ago had blown up into a mighty storm and then into a screaming tornado,sweeping away her world, whirling her out of her sheltered life,and dropping her down in the midst of this still,haunted desolation. - Author: Margaret Mitchell
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#95. Sister Amelia spun, a whirling dervish in the service of the All-Mother, removing unnatural creatures from the lake. - Author: Milton J. Davis
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#96. I wasn't ready
For you.
I understood nothing
Seemingly except my feelings
You were whirling
In your life
I was keeping
Everything in my head
To Marina - Author: Kenneth Koch
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#97. She can throw a whirling dervish out of whirl. - Author: Rodgers And Hammerstein
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#98. You are water, whirling water,
Yet still water trapped within,
Come, submerge yourself within us,
We who are the flowing stream. - Author: Rumi
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#99. In his head he felt the confused whirling of images seeking a name. Words, sounds, surged up inside him, clean and clear, and settled on everything around him. He named, and saw what he named recognize itself. - Author: Gioconda Belli
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#100. But I thought about all the things that had to have spun into place in order for us to be alive and for us to be right there, right then. I thought about the few thing we thought we knew and the billions of things we couldn't know, all spinning, whirling our there somewhere. - Author: Sharon Creech
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