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«As a rock on the seashore he standeth firm, and the dashing of the waves disturbeth him not. He raiseth his head like a tower on a hill, and the arrows of fortune drop at his feet. In the instant of danger, the courage of his heart sustaineth him; and the steadiness of his mind beareth him out.»
Author: Akhenaton | About: Danger, Fortune, Heart, Men | Keywords: arrows, dashed, dashing, scorn, seashore, tower, waves
«And I will shoot three arrows on the side thereof, as though I shot at a mark.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: arrows
«For, lo, I will raise and cause to come up against Babylon an assembly of great nations from the north country: and they shall set themselves in array against her; from thence she shall be taken: their arrows shall be as of a mighty expert man; none shall return in vain.»
Author: Bible | Keywords: array, arrows
«And he will lift up an ensign to the nations from far, and will hiss unto them from the end of the earth: and, behold, they shall come with speed swiftly: / None shall be weary nor stumble among them; none shall slumber nor sleep; neither shall the girdle of their loins be loosed, nor the latchet of their shoes be broken: / Whose arrows are sharp, and all their bows bent, their horses' hoofs shall be counted like flint, and their wheels like a whirlwind: / Their roaring shall be like a lion, they shall roar like young lions: yea, they shall roar, and lay hold of the prey, and shall carry it away safe, and none shall deliver it.»
«Electric flesh-arrows... traversing the body. A rainbow of color strikes the eyelids. A foam of music falls over the ears. It is the gong of the orgasm.»
«As the Fletcher whittles and makes straight his arrows, so the master directs his straying thoughts.»
«As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.»
«Do not use poisonous words against anyone, for words wound more fatally than even arrows.»
«A good archer is not known by his arrows but his aim»
«Bring me my bow of burning gold!Bring me my arrows of desire!Bring me my spear! O clouds, unfold!Bring me my chariot of fire!»