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«Tooth decay was a perennial national problem that meant a mouthful of silver for patients, and for dentists a pocketful of gold.»
«Big mouthfuls often choke.»
«The motion picture is like a picture of a lady in a half-piece bathing suit. If she wore a few more clothes, you might be intrigued. If she wore no clothes at all, you might be shocked. But the way it is, you are occupied with noticing that her knees are too bony and that her toenails are too large. The modern film tries too hard to be real. Its techniques of illusion are so perfect that it requires no contribution form the audience but a mouthful of popcorn.»
Author: Raymond Chandler
, bathing suit
, motion picture
, Motion pictures
, suit of clothes
, The Motion Picture
«It is the mark of a mean, vulgar and ignoble spirit to dwell on the thought of food before meal times or worse to dwell on it afterwards, to discuss it and wallow in the remembered pleasures of every mouthful. Those whose minds dwell before dinner on the spit, and after on the dishes, are fit only to be scullions.»
Author: St. Francis de Sales
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, The Mark of
«Don't take another mouthful before you have swallowed what is in your mouth»
«Women swallow at one mouthful the lie that flatters, and drink drop by drop the truth that is bitter»
«Knowledge was divided among the Scots, like bread in a besieged town, to every man a mouthful, to no man a bellyful»
«Wonderful ''Force of Public Opinion!'' We must act and walk in all points as it prescribes; follow the traffic it bids us, realize the sum of money, the degree of ''influence'' it expects of us, or we shall be lightly esteemed; certain mouthfuls of articulate wind will be blown at us, and this what mortal courage can front?»
«Half close your eyelids, loosen your hair,And dream about the great and their pride;They have spoken against you everywhere,But weigh this song with the great and their pride;I made it out of a mouthful of air,Their children's children shall say they have lied.»
Author: William Butler Yeats
, I made it