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Quotes of catches

  1. The good historian is like the giant of the fairy tale. He knows that wherever he catches the scent of human flesh, there his quarry lies. – Marc Bloch
  2. While there are many wonderful police investigators out there doing some very fine work, the majority of the time it is not brains that catches serial killers. – Pat Brown
  3. The early bird catches the worm. – William Camden
  4. Art is the fatal net which catches these strange moments on the wing like mysterious butterflies, fleeing the innocence and distraction of common men. – Giorgio de Chirico
  5. One does not meet oneself until one catches the reflection from an eye other than human. – Loren Eiseley
  6. When a child shows up for school, and is not physically and mentally ready to learn, he or she never catches up. – C. Everett Koop
  7. When Paris sneezes, Europe catches cold. – Prince Metternich
  8. If there is illness in your home, do you not need a doctor from outside? If your home catches on fire, do you not need fire fighters from outside? God has sent me to America in the role of a doctor, in the role of a fire fighter. – Sun Myung Moon
  9. Especially when you deal with comedy, you have got to be really honest because it's the honesty and the spontaneity that causes people to chuckle, that catches people. – Austin Peck
  10. The writer catches the changes of his mind on the hop. Growth is exciting; growth is dynamic and alarming. Growth of the soul, growth of the mind. – Vita Sackville-West
  11. When something hasn't been around much for a while, and one example of it turns up and catches people's eyes, they go looking for more like it- until they get tired of it again. – Stanley Schmidt
  12. The cat with gloves catches no mice. – Navjot Singh Sidhu
  13. I do a lot of curiosity buying; I buy it if I like the album cover, I buy it if I like the name of the band, anything that sparks my imagination. I still like to go to record stores, I like to just wander around and I'll buy whatever catches my attention. – Bruce Springsteen
  14. It doesn't matter if a cat is black or white, so long as it catches mice. – Deng Xiaoping

Usage examples for catches

  1. Expect to get back by nightfall unless Old Man Trouble catches up with me." – Danger at the Drawbridge by Mildred A. Wirt
  2. Now it catches the gleam of the morning's first beam, In full glory reflected now shines in the stream,- 'Tis the star- spangled banner; Oh! – The Little Book of the Flag by Eva March Tappan
  3. The beauty which is of feature merely catches the careless, wandering eye. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe
  4. An' when he catches up with us- well, all I'm askin' is that you remember what he done to them four dollars before they hit the dust? – The Untamed by Max Brand
  5. It catches at you right in the middle of the waistcoat. – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  6. The window and gate both have catches on the inside. – The Eye of Osiris by R. Austin Freeman
  7. Small catches are picked out of the nets as they are hauled in, large catches ashore. – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  8. Or if he is obliged to slip down, the next branch catches him; and I have never seen a squirrel actually fall, though sometimes in their frightened haste they will send a number of little dead twigs rustling downwards. – Wild Life in a Southern County by Richard Jefferies
  9. Soon as ever he catches sight of Robin, he's all in a fever like to get to him. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  10. The maharaja catches tigers in the orthodox way. – Modern India by William Eleroy Curtis
  11. As soon as he catches sight of him, he begins to show his joy. – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  12. One hears the line with increased pleasure after the imitation of sound is pointed out; but only the trained ear catches it at first. – The Principles of English Versification by Paull Franklin Baum
  13. Within these limits good catches of cod are taken occasionally, and to a less extent the same is true of haddock. – Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine by Walter H. Rich
  14. He catches at me with hands like claws. – The Mysterious Rider by Zane Grey
  15. The men are hard- working, and their catches scarcely repay them for their patience and labour in the burning sun. – The Story of Seville by Walter M. Gallichan
  16. " I don't envy that fellow whoever he is, if Bill catches him," remarked Frank, as he urged the old sailor's little horse along. – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)
  17. She'll be here by eleven if she catches the three- o'clock. – Audrey Craven by May Sinclair
  18. At last the people of Amerdloq began to say to one another: " This must be the first time there have been so many black seal here in our country; every time he goes hunting he catches two seal." – Eskimo Folktales by Unknown
  19. His breath came heavily, with little irregular catches in it. – Turn About Eleanor by Ethel M. Kelley
  20. I know very well that state of him- that catches you sometimes. – The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete by John Galsworthy

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