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Quotes of Abba

  1. I wanted a name that would put us first in the phone directory, or second if you count ABBA – Martin Fry
  2. ABBA The Movie; I got a lot of grief for working on that. – Lasse Hallstrom
  3. I made all their videos, apart from the last two, so if you ever see an Abba video on TV then it's my stuff. – Lasse Hallstrom
  4. I remember Tim telling me that he had an idea for a musical and he said to me that he was hoping that ABBA would be writing the music, which I thought was a pretty wild idea because they were obviously known very much as pop writers. – Elaine Paige
  5. You're not really supposed to like ABBA in Sweden. It's nerdy. – Izabella Scorupco
  6. I thought if Oasis could get away with sounding like The Beatles, I could get away with sounding like Abba – Pete Waterman

Usage examples for Abba

  1. From Samos it is three days to Rhodes, where there are about 400 Jews, at their head being R. Abba R. Hannanel, and R. Elijah. – The Itinerary of Benjamin of Tudela by Benjamin of Tudela
  2. " 'My son, give Me thine heart; ' Yes, Abba Father, yes! – My Life as an Author by Martin Farquhar Tupper
  3. The quatrains must always rime abba but the sestet may rime cdecde or cdcdcd or cdedce or cdedec, or almost any arrangement of two or three rimes which does not end in a couplet. – The Principles of English Versification by Paull Franklin Baum
  4. And He answered with a main cry: Abba – Ulysses by James Joyce
  5. Duly, after long companionship, thought, and prayer, they had elected Pambo for their abbot- Abba father- the wisest, eldest- hearted and headed of them- if he was that, it was time that he should be obeyed. – Hypatia or, New Foes with an Old Face by Charles Kingsley
  6. A thick square shawl was put rather carelessly over his head with the fringe over his face, and pushed back off his shoulders, to allow his arms to come out through an abba a kind of cloak with armholes, which was also put over his head. – Southern Arabia by Theodore Bent Mabel Bent
  7. Besides Socotora, this king has likewise the two Irmanas and Abba del Curia. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  8. We have received the Spirit of adoption whereby we cry Abba Father. – The One Great Reality by Louisa Clayton
  9. Ye have received the spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba Father. – True Christianity by Johann Arndt
  10. Take fast hold, and resolve that you will never let go until the answering Spirit comes into your soul, crying, " Abba Father," and you shall know of a truth that you have passed from death unto life. – Godliness by Catherine Booth
  11. It was the effort of men who unconsciously, I am willing to think, made religion an affair of rite and observance, instead of seeing in it, like St. Francis, the conquest of the liberty which makes us free in all things, and leads each soul to obey that divine and mysterious power which the flowers of the fields adore, which the birds of the air bless, which the symphony of the stars praises, and which Jesus of Nazareth called Abba that is to say, Father. – Life of St. Francis of Assisi by Paul Sabatier
  12. The few authentic words preserved in the New Testament as spoken by our Lord in His own language, such as Talitha kumi, Ephphatha, Abba are not in Hebrew, but in the Chaldee, or Aramaic, as then spoken by the Jews. – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  13. The moment the leader set his foot across the threshold, the unabashed piper immediately protruded his chest, and struck up the wild strain of " Failte mhic an Abba or the Salute to the Chief. – A Prince of Good Fellows by Robert Barr
  14. Ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba Father. – God's Plan with Men by T. T. (Thomas Theodore) Martin
  15. A picturesque kalekji is almost an essential in such close quarters as a raft, and up till now we had rejoiced in the brightly- striped Kurdish coats and turbans of our first kalekjis, and the clean, flowing, white abba of our Jezireh friend. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  16. The testimony is one, the testimony of a man's own emotion, and own conviction, and own desire, the cry, Abba Father! – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  17. Two rabbis, Chiya bar Abba a Halachist, and Abbahu, a Haggadist, happened to be lecturing in the same town. – Jewish Literature and Other Essays by Gustav Karpeles
  18. The first quatrain, abba should introduce the subject; the second, abba should develop it to a certain point, at which a pause occurs; such is the octave. – The Principles of English Versification by Paull Franklin Baum