On leaving England she was the last person in the world whose name I would have suffered to pass my lips
. On returning to England, she was the first person I inquired after, when Mr.
On that head, therefore, I shall be uniformly silent; and you may assure yourself that no ungenerous reproach shall ever pass my lips
when we are married."
That said, the occasional Malteser might pass my lips
. Don't tell my doctor!
Not even a bacon sandwich can pass my lips
now without my colleague Anne Barrett's mad home made West Indian chilli sauce (spam and tom with chilli sauce is the new favourite at work).
"But thanks to the love of a good woman, the strongest thing that will pass my lips
from now on will be a nice cup of tea - with Sweetex."
It was a working day for me, and I took a pledge that not a drop would pass my lips
before 11pm, even though I caught some of the big match.
Never, throughout fourteen years of formal education, followed by thirty-five years of teaching, did I ever believe those words would pass my lips
. However, as has been observed before, never is a long, long time.
Typical is Lois Phillips Hudson, who writes: "Though I might mumble them in a nightmare, never in any waking moment will the words 'President Bush' pass my lips
." She suggests his title be "President," forever in quotes.
Every evening I would cook myself a healthy dinner and not a drop of booze was to pass my lips
. I'd be the picture of health and Christianity - in bed before the early hours.
I don't let another morsel pass my lips
after 6:00 pm....
More and more these days, the words 'Thank the Lord I was young when I was and I'm old now and won't have to put up with this damn tomfoolery much longer!' pass my lips
at least twice a day.
I need a ruthless regime, a diet that's so strict it's illegal for even a morsel of forbidden food to pass my lips
, yet still allows lots of my favourite dishes.
I would never willingly let the liquid this company produces pass my lips
He said: "I was stripped bare mentally but the strongest thing to pass my lips
nowadays is coffee.