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«Captain Kirk never burped out his lines, nor did he simply SPEAK! as IF! Every! Other! SYLlable! WAS! of DIRE! ImPORTance!»
Author: William Shatner
«New York is appalling, fantastically charmless and elaborately dire»
Author: Henry James
, New York
«The question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be... The nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists.»
Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.
, Civil-Rights Leader
, kind of
, The Nation
, The Question
«AIDS obliges people to think of sex as having, possibly, the direst consequences: suicide. Or murder.»
«Birth: The first and direst of all disasters»
«Nothing has more strength than dire necessity.»
«A thousand fantasies Begin to throng into my memory, Of calling shapes, and beckoning shadows dire, And airy tongues that syllable men's names On sands and shores and desert wildernesses»
Author: John Milton
«Storied of old in high immortal verse / Of dire chimeras and enchanted isles, / And rifted rocks whose entrance leads to Hell.»
Author: John Milton
, Entrance to
«From hence, let fierce contending nations know, What dire effects from civil discord flow»
Author: Joseph Addison
«Do every day or two something for no other reason than you would rather not do it, so that when the hour of dire need draws nigh, it may find you not unnerved and untrained to stand the test.»
Author: William James
, The test