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Letter "N" » nodding
«A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man»
«I don't need a friend who changes when I change and who nods when I nod; my shadow does that much better.»
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«I walked abroad, / And saw the ruddy moon lean over a hedge / Like a red-faced farmer. / I did not stop to speak, but nodded, / And round about were the wistful stars / With white faces like town children.»
Author: Thomas Ernest Hulme
«Cultivate solitude and quiet and a few sincere friends, rather than mob merriment, noise and thousands of nodding acquaintances»
«A hundred standing people smiling and talking to one another, nodding like gooney birds.»
«Moderation is the inseparable companion of wisdom, but with it genius has not even a nodding acquaintance»
«A nod is as good as a wink to a blind horse»
«Nodding the head does not row the boat»
«Authors have established it as a kind of rule, that a man ought to be dull sometimes; as the most severe reader makes allowances for many rests and nodding-places in a voluminous writer.»
«I would rather have a nod from an American, than a snuff-box from an emperor.»