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Letter "S" » settle down
«Could you possibly have settled down to the old life and forgotten the fairyland through which you had passed? My child, I do not think so.»
«I always just hoped that, that I'd meet some nice friendly girl, like the look of her, hope the look of me didn't make her physically sick, then pop the question and... um... settle down and be happy. It worked for my parents. Well, apart from the divorce and all that!»
«Even after they had stopped modeling for Playboy and had settled down with other men to raise families of their own, [Hugh] Hefner still considered them his women, and in the bound volumes of his magazine he would always possess them.»
«There are those of us who are always about to live. We are waiting until things change, until there is more time, until we are less tired, until we get a promotion, until we settle down / until, until, until. It always seems as if there is some major event that must occur in our lives before we begin living.»
«A cat can maintain a position of curled up somnolence on your knee until you are nearly upright. To the last minute she hopes your conscience will get the better of you and you will settle down again.»
Author: Pam Brown
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«Some people are settling down, some people are settling and some people refuse to settle for anything less than butterflies.»
«They call me corrupt, frivolous. I am not at all privileged. Maybe the only privileged thing is my face. And corrupt? God! I would not look like this if I am corrupt. Some ugliness would settle down on my system.»
«I have, in the past, seen settling down as a deterrent to growth. It doesn't have to be, though. It can be the launching of new growth.»
«MANNA, n. A food miraculously given to the Israelites in the wilderness. When it was no longer supplied to them they settled down and tilled the soil, fertilizing it, as a rule, with the bodies of the original occupants.»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
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«The winter evening settles down / With smell of steaks in passage ways.»