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Letter "D" » deaden
«Some on commission, some for the love of learning, Some because they have nothing better to do Or because they hope these walls of books will deaden The drumming of the demon in their ears»
«Basketball, hockey and track meets are action heaped upon action, climax upon climax, until the onlooker's responses become deadened. Baseball is for the leisurely afternoons of summer and for the unchanging dreams.»
Author: Roger Kahn
, Summer and
«'We must do something' is the unanimous refrain. 'You begin' is the deadening refrain.»
«The trauma of the Sixties persuaded me that my generation's egalitarianism was a sentimental error. I now see the hierarchical as both beautiful and necessary. Efficiency liberates; egalitarianism tangles, delays, blocks, deadens.»
Author: Camille Paglia
«To deaden yourself against any hurt is to deaden yourself also against the hurt of others»
«Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.»
Author: William Somerset Maugham
, on occasion
«That is your trick, your bit of filthy magic: invisibility, and the anaesthetic power to deaden my attention in your direction.»
Author: D.H. Lawrence
«The heart asks pleasure first, and then excuse from pain, and then those little anodynes that deaden suffering»
«Monica: That's probably because their nerves are deadened from being so stupid.»
«Give not thyself up, then, to fire, lest it invert thee, deaden thee; as for the time it did me. There is a wisdom that is woe; but there is a woe that is madness.»