It establisheth faith; it kindleth charity; the outward peace of the church, distilleth into peace of conscience; and it turneth
the labors of writing, and reading of controversies, into treaties of mortification and devotion.
Beyond the line of blue - The boundary of the star Which turneth
at the view Of thy barrier and thy bar - Of the barrier overgone By the comets who were cast From their pride, and from their throne To be drudges till the last - To be carriers of fire(The red fire of their heart) With speed that may not tire And with pain that shall not part -
A soft answer turneth
away wrath, and I suppressed my own feelings accordingly when it was my turn to reply.
Methinks thou art right," quoth Robin, "and, contrariwise, that when we kiss a pleasure that appeareth gay it turneth
foul to us; is it not so, Little John?
An' so it is, Miss Grey, "a soft answer turneth
away wrath; but grievous words stir up anger.
With breed of the yoked horse, the ploughshare turneth
Girls were easier to train; they did not waste time in retaliatory conversation; they were more careful; and they were much more likely to give "the soft answer that turneth
the south, and turneth
about unto the north; it whirleth about
Thus in Cambises the one figure who complains against Fortune is not a culprit but the innocent child of a man executed by the tyrannical king ("O false and fickle frowning Dame, that turneth
as the winde" [line 449]).
Thus antichrist turneth
the roots of the trees upward'.
Greenslet's duties included contract negotiations, editorial oversight, and what Ballou described as "the soft answer that turneth
says: "He that turneth
away his ear from hearing the law, even his
44) Rhetorically positioning Parliamentarian Virchand Gandhi's subsequent response as "the soft answer which turneth
away wrath," the reader was invited to share the sympathy of the Parliament audience who "applauded loudly almost every point [Mr.
Commentary by Thomas Morley, England's preeminent writer on music, frequently places Byrd's practice in perspective, as in this description of the Fantasia: "a musician taketh a point at his pleasure and wresteth and turneth
it as he list, making either much or little of it according as shall seem best in his own conceit" (p.
There's an ancient but still relevant insight into outrage: "A soft answer turneth
away wrath: but grievous words stir up anger.