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  • They haven't even the pride that clings to certain of their sisters who are in prison. Cited from Lights and Shadows of New York Life, by James D. McCabe
  • Again, if his books are not works of art, they contain, nevertheless, many passages that cling to the memory. Cited from The Life of Sir Richard Burton, Thomas Wright
  • This is the water that clings as a film around a marble that has been dipped into water. Cited from Dry-Farming, by John A. Widtsoe
  • I fancied that he would like it; for he loved the old walls and the traditions that cling about them. Cited from The Song of the Stone Wall, by Helen Keller
  • See how soft the dried leaves are under your feet and how rich and green the moss is that clings to these old trees. Cited from The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum
  • And there are hearts that cling to this desolate spot as mine does to that far-off home. Cited from The Bride of Fort Edward, by Delia Bacon
  • If you ask me, miss, I should say it is the dead that cling to Rosmersholm a long time. Cited from Rosmersholm, by Henrik Ibsen
  • But they were men, all of them -- men of that stark courage that clings to self-respect rather than to life. Cited from Mavericks, by William MacLeod Raine
  • So there's a fighting hope -- if we can raise ourselves out of this sand that clings like the devil himself. Cited from The Flying Legion, by George Allan England
  • I cannot tear the Loved One from my soul, Nor can I leave my heart that clings to her. Cited from Hindustani Lyrics, by Various
  • A long past vividly remembered is like a heavy garment that clings to your limbs when you would run. Cited from The Promised Land, by Mary Antin
  • "I thought that was the little shellfish that clings to the bottom of the boat?" Cited from Where the Blue Begins, by Christopher Morley
  • What need has she of internal lungs, when her whole sensitive surface is in living commerce with the atmosphere that clings to it? Cited from A Pluralistic Universe, by William James
  • Thy soul is the shade that clings round it to love it, And tears are its mirror deep down in thy heart. Cited from The Home Book of Verse, by Burton E. Stevenson V2
  • Life is represented as struggling to free herself from the gross earthly forms that cling to her. Cited from Women in the fine arts, by Clara Erskine Clement
  • How else shall we account for the arboreal instincts that cling to his posterity? Cited from Fisherman's Luck, by Henry van Dyke
  • Yet was there something about her of the earth-sweetness that clings even to the loveliest, star-ambitious, earth- born thing. Cited from Quest of the Golden Girl, Richard le Gallienne
  • Rather it is the weak-engined souls who go about with dull eyes, that cling most fiercely to life. Cited from Greenmantle, by John Buchan
  • It made one think of an old faded water-colour, washed in with tears, that clings to its significance though all its reality is gone. Cited from A Voyage of Consolation, by Sara Jeannette Duncan
  • I think, however, they may be fairly quoted as lines suggesting the mid-Victorian atmosphere that clings round all but his greatest work. Cited from The Art of Letters, by Robert Lynd
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