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"The ears that gape after secrets retain not faithfully what is entrusted to them." - Horace

"I'll speak to it, though hell itself should gape, And bid me hold my peace." - William Shakespeare

"Let's be in awe which doesn't mean anything but the courage to gape like fish at the surface breaking around our mouths as we meet the air." - Mark Nepo

"The word love bridges for us those chasms of momentary indifference and boredom which gape from time to time between even the most ardent lovers." - Aldous Huxley

"The ugly and the stupid have the best of it in this world. They can sit at their ease and gape at the play." - Oscar Wilde

"Spare me the whispering, crowded room, the friends who come and gape and go, the ceremonious air of gloom - all, which makes death a hideous show." - Matthew Arnold

"It is the style of idealism to console itself for the loss of something old with the ability to gape at something new." - Karl Kraus

"Sincerity, Thou first of virtues, let no mortal leave Thy onward path, although the earth should gape, And from the gulf of hell destruction rise, To take dissimulation's winding way." - Alec Douglas-Home

"(At the back of the cave, Phoebe placed her hand against one of the stones where a spring release opened an elevator door. Chris gave an over exaggerated gape.) Holy Hand Grenade, Batman, it's a bat cave. (Chris)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"(At the back of the cave, Phoebe placed her hand against one of the stones where a spring release opened an elevator door. Chris gave an over exaggerated gape.) Holy Hand Grenade, Batman, it's a bat cave. (Chris)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Come let us mock at the wise; With all those calendars whereon They fixed old aching eyes, They never saw how seasons run, And now but gape at the sun." - William Butler Yeats

"of the bare field, by the enemy's beak gouged till the craters of my eyes gape, I am grief, I am the tongue of war, the embers of cities on the snows of the year 1941 I am hunger." - Andrey Voznesensky

"The ugly and the stupid have the best of it in this world. They can sit at their ease and gape at the play. If they know nothing of victory, they are at least spared the knowledge of defeat." - Oscar Wilde

"The moon is no door. It is a face in its own right, White as a knuckle and terribly upset. It drags the sea after it like a dark crime; it is quiet With the O-gape of complete despair. I live here." - Sylvia Plath

"Somewhere, in desolate, wind-swept space, In twilight land, in no man's land, Two hurrying shapes met face to face And bade each other stand. And who are you? cried one, a-gape, Shuddering in the glimmering light. I know not, said the second shape, I only died last night." - Thomas Bailey Aldrich

"I need dating advice. Fast." Ash arched a single brow at that. "I'm useless. I"ve never been on one." The three human men turned to gape at him. "What?" Ash asked them defensively. Nick started laughing. "Oh man, this is priceless. Do' tell me the great Acheron is a virgin?" Ash gave him a droll look. "Yeah, Nick. I'm lily-white." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Charlotte, darling," Henry said to his wife, who was staring at him in gape-mouthed horror. Jessamine, beside her, was wide eyed. "Sorry I'm late. You know, I think I might nearly have the Sensor working-" Will interrupted. "Henry," he said, "You're on fire. You do know that don't you?" - Cassandra Clare

"I need dating advice. Fast." Ash arched a single brow at that. "I'm useless. I've never been on one." The three human men turned to gape at him. "What?" Ash asked them defensively. Nick started laughing. "Oh man, this is priceless. Don't tell me the great Acheron is a virgin?" Ash gave him a droll look. "Yeah, Nick. I'm lily-white." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"The moon is no door. It is a face in its own right, White as a knuckle and terribly upset. It drags the sea after it like a dark crime; it is quiet With the O-gape of complete despair. I live here." - Sylvia Plath

"I am Goya of the bare field, by the enemy's beak gouged till the craters of my eyes gape I am grief I am the tongue of war, the embers of cities on the snows of the year 1941 I am hunger." - Andrey Voznesensky

"Normally, when one passes someone on the street who is in pain, one either tries to help him, or one simply looks the other way. With a photo there's no human decision; you're not there; you can't turn away; you simply gape. It's a form of voyeurism." - W H Auden

"One saw I was alive. Loosened his belt. My bowels opened in a ragged gape of fear. Between the gap of corpses I could see a child. The soldiers laughed. Only a matter of days separate this from acts of torture now. They shot her in the eye." - Carol Ann Duffy

"The ugly and the stupid have the best of it in this world. They can sit at their ease and gape at the play. If they know nothing of victory, they are at least spared the knowledge of defeat. They live as we all should live-undisturbed, indifferent, and without disquiet. They neither bring ruin upon others, nor ever receive it from alien hands." - Oscar Wilde

"I'm afraid that the act of writing is so scary and anxiety-filled that I never laugh at all. In fact, when people tell me that such and such a scene or story is comical, I tend to gape. I did not intend comedy - ever, as far as I know. It's probably all a mistake. I am essentially a lugubrious writer. Ha ha!" - Cynthia Ozick

"The ugly and stupid have the best of it in this world. They can sit at their ease and gape at the play. If they know nothing of victory, they are at least spared the knowledge of defeat. They live as we all should live- undisturbed, indifferent, and without disquiet. They never bring ruin upon others, nor ever receive it from alien hands. Your rank and wealth, Henry; my brains, such as they are- my art, whatever it may be worth; Dorian Gray's good looks- we shall all suffer for what the gods have given us, suffer terribly." - Oscar Wilde

"There is a fatality about all physical and intellectual distinction, the sort of fatality that seems to dog through history the faltering steps of kings. It is better not to be different from one's fellows. The ugly and the stupid have the best of it in this world. They can sit at their ease and gape at the play. If they know nothing of victory, they are at least spared the knowledge of defeat. They live as we all should live, undisturbed, indifferent, and without disquiet." - Oscar Wilde



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