Media Quotes 19

“I’m an incorrigible scavenger. I’ve been known to climb into dump trucks because I’ve seen an interesting table leg sticking out of the rubbish. I’ve furnished whole apartments from things I’ve found on the street.” – A Lee Tulloch; My Souvenirs Are Not Snow Globes; The Canberra Times (Australia); Feb 22, 2014.

 

“Posters of the intrepid boy reporter with the quiff and funny pants plastered the city.” – Claire Rosemberg; Spielberg ‘Brings Tintin Home’ Hollywood-Style; Agence France Presse (Paris); Oct 22, 2011.

 

“A certain party got the quiff pregnant.” – William Deverell; The Dance of Shiva; ECW Press; 2004.

 

“The infamous beer-guzzling feral pig who died two months ago could get a plaque at a West Australian rest stop commemorating his unusual life.” – Beer-Loving Feral Pig Could Get Plaque; Sky News Australia; Dec 2, 2013.

 

“Coffin wondered if the coyotes were congregating in the cemetery, waiting for full dark to sing their feral song.” – Jon Loomis; High Season; Minotaur Books; 2007.

 

“Metallic rings girded the weapon’s shaft.” – Greg Cox; Star Trek: The Weight of Worlds; Simon & Schuster; 2013.

 

“Both sides have been unwilling to compromise, and their supporters appear to be girding for more violence by forming militias and armed gangs.” – Thailand at the Brink; The New York Times; Feb 27, 2014.

 

“Falstaff: Men of all sorts take a pride to gird at me: the brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man, is not able to invent any thing that tends to laughter.” – William Shakespeare; Henry IV.

 

“The children have no mother, and their father is impecunious, so they have embarked on a series of adventurous money-making schemes.” – James Wood; The New Curiosity Shop; The New Yorker; Oct 21, 2013.

 

“Discounts for the clever or impecunious greatly reduce the sticker price at many universities.” –

Is College Worth It?; The Economist (London, UK); Apr 5, 2014.

 

“Metallic rings girded the weapon’s shaft.” – Greg Cox; Star Trek: The Weight of Worlds; Simon & Schuster; 2013.

 

“Both sides have been unwilling to compromise, and their supporters appear to be girding for more violence by forming militias and armed gangs.” – Thailand at the Brink; The New York Times; Feb 27, 2014.

 

“Falstaff: Men of all sorts take a pride to gird at me: the brain of this foolish-compounded clay, man, is not able to invent any thing that tends to laughter.” – William Shakespeare; Henry IV.

 

“Their ‘exaggerations’ and ‘inventions’ were roundly condemned. The worst offender was the Ananias whose dispatches to the New York World from Fort Keogh told of dead cattle, sixty-below temperatures, snow eight to fifty feet deep and the like.” – Helena Huntington Smith; The War on Powder River; University of Nebraska Press; 1966.

 

“This involved legal and moral precepts which would require a Solomon to sort out.” – Oswald G. Ragatz; Reunion with Murder; 1st Book Library; 2001.

 

“For many Pakistanis Agha Hasan Abedi remains a Samson who took on the West at their own game.” – Ahmed Rashid; The BCCI Closure; Independent On Sunday (London, UK); Jul 7, 1991.

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