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Letter "P" » pit
«Do not bury our glorious orthodoxy in the treacherous pit of a spurious conservatism»
«A custom loathsome to the eye, hateful to the nose, harmful to the brain, dangerous to the lungs, and in the black, stinking fume thereof, nearest resembling the horrible Stygian smoke of the pit that is bottomless»
Author: James I of England
, The Black
, The Nose
, the pit
«'Tis not need we know our every thought or see the work shop where each mask is wrought wherefrom we view the world of box and pit, careless of wear, just so the mask shall fit and serve our jape's turn for a night or two.»
Author: Ezra Pound
, just so
, The Mask
«And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he rent his clothes.»
«And he shall break it as the breaking of the potters' vessel that is broken in pieces; he shall not spare: so that there shall not be found in the bursting of it a sherd to take fire from the hearth, or to take water withal out of the pit.»
«And they had a king over them, which is the angel of the bottomless pit, whose name in the Hebrew tongue is Abaddon, but in the Greek tongue hath his name Apollyon.»
«For a whore is a deep ditch; and a strange woman is a narrow pit.»
«Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, the son of a valiant man of Kabzeel, who had done many acts; he slew two lionlike men of Moab: also he went down and slew a lion in a pit in a snowy day.»
«A wise man lowers a ladder before he jumps into a pit.»
«Forgetting the Primal Lord, O Nanak, people are born and die, over and over again. Mistaking it for musk, they have fallen into the stinking pit of filth.»