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Letter "W" » wrists
«Rarely in broadcasting history has so much been riding on the whimsical flick of a few thousand wrists.»
«How shall I a habit break? As you did that habit make, As you gathered, you must lose; As you yielded, now refuse, Thread by thread the strands we twist Till they bind us neck and wrist, Thread by thread the patient hand Must untwine ere free we stan»
«He made a swirling motion with a chain-braceleted wrist. The wine mounted the inside of the glass in a sheet of gold, fell undulating back.»
«The difference between a helping hand and an outstretched palm is a twist of the wrist.»
«Why slap them on the wrist with feather when you can belt them over the head with a sledgehammer.»
Author: Katharine Hepburn
, belt up
, slap on
«Just when I had made my today secure with safe yesterdays I see tomorrow coming with it's pale glass star called hope It shatters on impact And falls like splinters on cruel rain And I see the red oil of life running from my wrists onto tomorrows hea»
Author: Spike Milligan
«So you wish to conquer in the Olympic games, my friend? And I too, by the Gods, and a fine thing it would be! But first mark the conditions and the consequences, and then set to work. You will have to put yourself under discipline; to eat by rule, to avoid cakes and sweetmeats; to take exercise at the appointed hour whether you like it or no, in cold and heat; to abstain from cold drinks and from wine at your will; in a word, to give yourself over to the trainer as to a physician. Then in the conflict itself you are likely enough to dislocate your wrist or twist your ankle, to swallow a great deal of dust, or to be severely thrashed, and, after all these things, to be defeated.»
, Great Game
, Olympic Games
, set to
«That pile of paper on his left side went on living like the watch on a dead soldier's wrist.»