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Letter "B" » blushes
«Gardening, I told myself, is the most sociable of hobbies. The very nature of one's field of activities demands an audience. No one wants flowers to blush unseen or waste their sweetness.»
«Blushing is the color of virtue.»
«Once my heart was captured, reason was shown the door, deliberately and with a sort of frantic joy. I accepted everything, I believed everything, without struggle, without suffering, without regret, without false shame. How can one blush for what one adores?»
Author: George Sand
, sort of
, without reasoning
«One is never so dangerous when one has no shame, than when one has grown too old to blush.»
«Full many a gem of purest ray sereneThe dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear:Full many a flower is born to blush unseen,And waste its sweetness on the desert air.»
Author: Thomas Gray
, cave in
, Cave of the
«Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl?»
Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning
, flare up
, sorry for
«Kidd, turn off the light to spare my blushes.»
«Man is the only animal that blushes - or needs to.»
«Better a blush in the face than a spot in the heart»
«He who blushes at riding in a rattletrap, will boast when he rides in style»