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Quotes of Ezra

  1. Ezra was right half the time, and when he was wrong, he was so wrong you were never in any doubt about it. – Ernest Hemingway
  2. There is little premium in poetry in a world that thinks of Pound and Whitman as a weight and a sampler, not an Ezra a Walt, a thing of beauty, a joy forever. – Anna Quindlen
  3. A few years ago, one of our singles got beaten out by Better Than Ezra The label could only have one band at a time being taken to the right people at radio, and they opted for Better Than Ezra instead of us. Who knows. – Gene Ween

Usage examples for Ezra

  1. When Ezra died, which he did ten years after he moved to Kentucky, old Dick and young Dick kindly offered to sit up with the corpse. – The Comings of Cousin Ann by Emma Speed Sampson
  2. In the meantime Miss Ann was very happy in the house built by Ezra Knight; and Uncle Billy was even happier in the cabin built by the Bucks of old. – The Comings of Cousin Ann by Emma Speed Sampson
  3. " Yes," said Ezra who was white to his very lips. – The Firm of Girdlestone by Arthur Conan Doyle
  4. They looked it up and in so doing they came across an Ezra Babcock, father- in- law of the Third Josiah Spencer, who had had a son proudly born to him in his sixty- fourth year. – Mary Minds Her Business by George Weston
  5. Ezra Brunt saw in front of him only a cowering child. – Tales of the Five Towns by Arnold Bennett
  6. In order to be fully convinced how much this view of Israel, enforced upon the godly men of the Old Testament, is in contradiction to their own view, the prayer of Ezra may still be compared in Neh. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  7. It is possible that among those who thus returned was the priest Ezra and he may have been at the head of one of these groups of returning exiles. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  8. The places of Burnham and Charles became vacant by death, and Ezra McKinzie and Churchill Coffing were elected to fill them. – The History of Peru by Henry S. Beebe
  9. I. The Ezra Tradition. – The Makers and Teachers of Judaism by Charles Foster Kent
  10. He could see Ezra Tower- that man of scornful piety- on a white horse. – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  11. Ezra came back to Jerusalem with a new treasure, " The Law." – The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible by R. Heber Newton
  12. " I'm an old man," said Ezra Graves. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. These you read of, Ezra 1: 10. The bowls or basins were not to wash in, as was the sea and lavers of the temple; they were rather to hold the messes in, which the priests at their holy feasts did use to set before the people. – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  14. Wrote to Ezra Pound. – A Journal of Impressions in Belgium by May Sinclair
  15. Ezra Graves always has run it, until now. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  16. But to Ezra Ben, and Professor Young she had told the truth. – Tess of the Storm Country by Grace Miller White
  17. Letitia and S'mantha Tower, " the two old maids," had but one near relative- Ezra Tower, a brother of the same neighbourhood. – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  18. The parable as an historical fact is hedged with impossibilities and so is the whole journey of forty years from Egypt to Canaan; but if we make up our minds to believe in miracles then it is plain sailing from Genesis to the end of Deuteronomy, Both Ezra and Jeremiah are said to have written the last book of the Pentateuch, and some, question whether Moses was the author of either. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  19. He reads what he has written, also part of Browning's 'Rabbi Ben Ezra – The-Grand-Canyon-of-Arizona-how-to-see-it by James, George Wharton
  20. Presently Ebn Ezra came to urge him to go to bed, but he would not. – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009