Figures of Speech: Exercise 2
- Hollywood ruins a lot of lives.
- Billboard in
downtown Ocala: we Cure Baldness: call Tire Kingdom Today.
- He asked for her
hand in marriage.
- One could hear
the glacier, groaning with its immeasurable weight.
- “I never found the
companion that was so companionable as solitude.” – Thoreau
- “The whole room
was like a pinball machine and I didn’t know which tunnel they’d come out
of.” (from Updike’s “A & P”)
- “Education is not
filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.” Lewis Carroll
- According to my
friend, it is supposed to rain today.
- “Not for a moment
should you rely on life going on, for time, like a hidden tiger, lies in
wait to slay the unsuspecting.” – Buddha
- “Love is a
drug.” (pop song)