Quotes of lent

  1. Heaven lent you a soul, Earth will lend a grave. – Christian Nestell Bovee
  2. I get a little behind during Lent but it comes out even at Christmas. – Frank Butler
  3. I liked the name Frog Brigade because it lent itself to a lot of cool imagery with the whole frog thing. – Les Claypool
  4. I have lost my seven best friends, which is to say God has had mercy on me seven times without realizing it. He lent a friendship, took it from me, sent me another. – Jean Cocteau
  5. Jazz has borrowed from other genres of music and also has lent itself to other genres of music. – Herbie Hancock
  6. I am not a member of any organization listed by the Attorney General as subversive. In any instance where I lent my name in the past, it was certainly without knowledge that such an organization was subversive. I have always been essentially and foremost an American. – Judy Holliday
  7. At one time I smoked, but in 1959 I couldn't think of anything else to give up for Lent so I stopped -and I haven't had a cigarette since. – Ethel Merman
  8. The Question to be considered is, Whether the Government have reason by a Law, to prohibit the taking more than 4 l. per cent Interest for Money lent or to leave the Borrower and Lender to make their own Bargains. – Dudley North
  9. The paradoxes of today are the prejudices of tomorrow, since the most benighted and the most deplorable prejudices have had their moment of novelty when fashion lent them its fragile grace. – Marcel Proust
  10. Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour. – Arthur Schopenhauer

Usage examples for lent

  1. But I know why you lent the umbrella. – Browning and the Dramatic Monologue by S. S. Curry
  2. The Duke went and lent a helping hand. – Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign by John Ashton
  3. But I see that you have lent an ear to it; and that is worse. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  4. I lent him a little money for the purpose; he didn't go into debt, so you need not think it. – A Girl in Ten Thousand by L. T. Meade
  5. He lent it to Charley to go to bed by! – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  6. So you lent him fifty pounds, did you? – War-time Silhouettes by Stephen Hudson
  7. The last half of that- I lent to you on a certain understanding. – The Crooked House by Brandon Fleming
  8. It finally occurred to me that I must have lent the book to somebody, and then again I felt sure that it had been stolen. – The Love Affairs of a Bibliomaniac by Eugene Field
  9. He recognized that mental influence was extremely important, and often lent a power not otherwise possessed to many remedies. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  10. Finkelstein had more than once lent him a helping hand; since Mr. Amory's death he had employed him as occasional representative in England. – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  11. It was said that in some few cases where the security was good he lent it at a much higher rate to other farmers of twenty times his outward show. – Hodge and His Masters by Richard Jefferies
  12. For twelve or fifteen years he had himself not observed Lent however. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  13. " No," said Rollo, " you lent me the dipper, and I lent you my basket instead; and now I must keep it till we get home." – Rollo's Museum by Jacob Abbott
  14. Did he return the keys you lent him? – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  15. So I keep that picture there to remind me that my money is only lent to me to use for the good of others. – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  16. " I lent it to Silver," he said in a low voice, and reluctantly. – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  17. She lent him her arm, and they went round the Point; and there they saw a cloud entirely different from anything they had ever seen since they were on the island. – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault
  18. The result was that when Lent was over Ignatius found himself unprovided for, partly on account of the loss mentioned, and partly on account of other expenses. – The Autobiography of St. Ignatius by Saint Ignatius Loyola
  19. But he was heavy and Rena was light, and fear lent wings to her feet. – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt