Quotes About Air


If that radio announce doesn't get off the air, I'll stop breathing it. -- Mizner.


DUNCAN. This castle hath a pleasant seat: the air
Nimbly and sweetly recommends itself
Unto our gentle senses.

BANQUO.... The heaven's breath
Smells wooingly here: no jutty, frieze,
Buttress, nor coigne of vantage, but this bird
Hath made his pendent bed and procreant cradle:
Where they most breed and haunt, I have observed,
The air is delicate.
_Macbeth, Act i. Sc. 6_. SHAKESPEARE.


When he speaks,
The air, a chartered libertine, is still
SHAKS.: Henry V., Act i., Sc. 1.

Joyous the birds; fresh gales and gentle airs
Whispered it to the woods, and from their wings
Flung rose, flung odors from the spicy shrub.
_Paradise Lost, Bk. VIII_. MILTON.

HAMLET. The air bites shrewdly; it is very cold.

HORATIO. It is a nipping and an 'eager air.
_Hamlet, Act i. Sc. 4_. SHAKESPEARE.

The parching air
Burns frore, and cold performs the effect of fire.
_Paradise Lost, Bk. II_. MILTON.

Drew audience and attention still as night
Or summer's noontide air.
_Paradise Lost, Bk. II_. MILTON.

Nor waste their sweetness in the desert air.
_Gotham, Bk. II_. C. CHURCHILL.


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