Maxioms Pet

X
  •   28  /  56  

    To satisfy the sharp desire I had
    Of tasting those fair apples, I resolv'd
    Not to defer; hunger and thirst at once
    Powerful persuaders, quicken'd at the scent
    Of that alluring fruit, urged me so keen.

Share to:

You May Also Like   /   View all maxioms

  ( comments )
  22  /  27  

Like to the apples on the Dead Sea's shore,
All ashes to the taste.

Like to the apples on the Dead Sea's shore,
All ashes to the taste.

  ( comments )
  23  /  32  

And what is more melancholy than the old apple-trees that linger
about the spot where once stood a homestead, read more

And what is more melancholy than the old apple-trees that linger
about the spot where once stood a homestead, but where there is
now only a ruined chimney rising our of a grassy and weed-grown
cellar? They offer their fruit to every wayfarer--apples that
are bitter-sweet with the moral of times vicissitude.

by Nathaniel Hawthorne Found in: Apples Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  38  /  27  

Oh! happy are the apples when the south winds blow.

Oh! happy are the apples when the south winds blow.

by William Wallace Harney Found in: Apples Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  15  /  44  

How we apples swim.

How we apples swim.

by Jonathan Swift Found in: Apples Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  26  /  29  

Like Dead Sea fruit that tempts the eye,
But turns to ashes on the lips!

Like Dead Sea fruit that tempts the eye,
But turns to ashes on the lips!

by Thomas Moore Found in: Apples Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  28  /  26  

The apples that grew on the fruit-tree of knowledge
By woman were pluck'd, and she still wears the prize
read more

The apples that grew on the fruit-tree of knowledge
By woman were pluck'd, and she still wears the prize
To tempt us in theatre, senate, or college--
I mean the love-apples that bloom in the eyes.
- Horace Smith and James Smith,

  ( comments )
  38  /  40  

The Blossoms and leaves in plenty
From the apple tree fall each day;
The merry breezes approach read more

The Blossoms and leaves in plenty
From the apple tree fall each day;
The merry breezes approach them,
And with them merrily play.

by Heinrich Heine Found in: Apples Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  27  /  34  

Like the sweet apple which reddens upon the topmost bough,
A-top on the topmost twig--which the pluckers forgot, somehow--
read more

Like the sweet apple which reddens upon the topmost bough,
A-top on the topmost twig--which the pluckers forgot, somehow--
Forgot it not, nay, but got it not, for none could get it till
now.

by Dante Gabriel Rossetti Found in: Apples Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  15  /  20  

After the conquest of Afric, Greece, the lesser Asia, and Syria
were brought into Italy all the sorts of read more

After the conquest of Afric, Greece, the lesser Asia, and Syria
were brought into Italy all the sorts of their Mala, which we
interprete apples, and might signify no more at first; but were
afterwards applied to many other foreign fruits.

by Sir William Temple Found in: Apples Quotes,
Share to:
Maxioms Web Pet