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Letter "S" » sold
«Abstract art: a product of the untalented sold by the unprincipled to the utterly bewildered»
«The product, abortion, is skillfully marketed and sold to the woman at the crisis time in her life. She buys the product, finds it defective and wants to return it for a refund. But, it's too late.»
«A good woman is worth, if she were sold, the fairest crown that's made of purest gold»
«A little weeping, a little wheedling, a little self-degradation, a little careful use of our advantages, and then some man will say ''.Come, be my wife!'' With good looks and youth marriage is easy to attain. There are men enough; but a woman who has sold herself, even for a ring and a new name, need hold her skirt aside for no creature in the street. They both earn their bread in one way. Marriage for love is the most beautiful external symbol of the union of souls; marriage without it is the least clean traffic that defiles the world.»
Author: Olive Schreiner
, and then some
, good looks
, one-way street
, One Ring
, the union
«A best-seller was a book which somehow sold well because it was selling well.»
«And he went into the temple, and began to cast out them that sold therein, and them that bought; / Saying unto them, It is written, My house is the house of prayer: but ye have made it a den of thieves.»
«And the LORD shall bring thee into Egypt again with ships, by the way whereof I spake unto thee, Thou shalt see it no more again: and there ye shall be sold unto your enemies for bondmen and bondwomen, and no man shall buy you.»
«Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls: / Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.»
«A gift long expected is sold, not given»
«As for the virtuous poor, one can pity them, of course, but one cannot possibly admire them. They have made private terms with the enemy, and sold their birthright for very bad pottage. They must also be extraordinarily stupid.»
Author: Oscar Wilde