Quotes of midst

  1. Marriage, in life, is like a duel in the midst of a battle. – Edmond About
  2. Blessed be childhood, which brings down something of heaven into the midst of our rough earthliness. – Henri Frederic Amiel
  3. When Stevie and I joined the band, we were in the midst of breaking up, as were John and Christine. By the time Rumours was being recorded, things got worse in terms of psychology and drug use. It was a large exercise in denial- in order for me to get work done. – Lindsey Buckingham
  4. They are few in the midst of an overwhelming mass of brute force, and their submission is wisdom; but for a nation like England to submit to be robbed by any invader who chooses to visit her shores seemed to me to be nonsense. – George Combe
  5. In 1968, in the midst of the tumultuous 1960s, the Olympics were much more than just another event. – Peggy Fleming
  6. I reject any path which rejects life, but I can't help loving Sufism because it sounds so beautiful. It gives relief in the midst of battle. – Naguib Mahfouz
  7. In the midst of these hard times it is our good health and good sleep that are enjoyable. – Knute Nelson
  8. My ideas usually come not at my desk writing but in the midst of living. – Anais Nin
  9. Atheists in our midst are proof that all consciences can be accommodated here, even those that have no ground for holding that conscience is sacred, inalienable, and prior to civil society. – Michael Novak
  10. But on the other hand, in the midst of the chaos, you find normal people. You find people who are willing to risk their lives to tell you what they saw, even though they have no dog in the fight. – John Pomfret
  11. For each one of us stands alone in the midst of a universe. – John Buchanan Robinson
  12. I think we are in the midst of this period where we are committing this suicide on the planet and everybody is just using up all of our natural resources like a bunch of insane people. That's what I worry about more than I worry about jazz. – Sonny Rollins
  13. Captain Fisher, the commander, with a party of young ladies from the city and gentlemen belonging to his ship, came one day to pay me a visit in the midst of a deluge of rain. – Joshua Slocum
  14. Half the issues they- are so polished they're talking about- are dead by the time they get into the office, and into the midst of their tour where they're really productive. – James Stockdale
  15. There is something universal in the theme of a man trying to save his family in the midst of the most terrible circumstances. It is not limited to Sierra Leone. This story could apply to any number of places where ordinary people have been caught up in political events beyond their control. – Edward Zwick

Usage examples for midst

  1. She was alone in the midst of enemies. – Alice of Old Vincennes by Maurice Thompson
  2. " The rich man's, the rich man's," cried a voice from the midst of the field. – Cossack Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Anonymous
  3. In the midst of the crowd about him, he was no longer aware of it. – Delia Blanchflower by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  4. I awoke in tears, and could hardly find spirits enough to look around me, till we were driving through the midst of Augsburg. – Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents by William Beckford
  5. You had better quit before I pitch it into the midst of you. – For the Allinson Honor by Harold Bindloss
  6. Chaucer shows a real interest in such rudimentary science as he was able to pick up in the midst of his other avocations. – Chaucer and His Times by Grace E. Hadow
  7. Gabriel spoke in the midst of solemn silence. – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  8. In the midst of it, Seraphine suddenly understood everything, and in particular why it was that his face had seemed so familiar to her. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  9. Then, if in the midst of our talk there should happen some greater noise than usual, or some of those who are present should laugh at us, we are disturbed. – A Selection from the Discourses of Epictetus With the Encheiridion by Epictetus
  10. We landed, however, in the midst of them, and were received by a vast multitude, many of them under arms, and many not. – A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World, Volume 1 by James Cook
  11. The religious spirit had free way in our midst – An Orkney Maid by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  12. The little girls began to jump and shout; a moment later and Priscilla stood in the midst of her family. – A Sweet Girl Graduate by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  13. The mob closed in around us- four men in the midst of thousands. – The Courier of the Ozarks by Byron A. Dunn
  14. The moment any man stops in the midst of an account, he is stopping in the midst of a fraud. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  15. And there, in its midst I saw myself as a girl, with a pistol in my hand. – Recalled to Life by Grant Allen
  16. I was just in the midst of a most beautiful dream! – The Mexican Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins
  17. In the midst of this conversation, Sir Ralph, turning round to Sir Geoffrey, inquired if he had heard anything of a certain sermon that had been preached the day before at Bostock Church. – Mistress Margery by Emily Sarah Holt
  18. In the midst of all these troubles he went down to dinner. – The Duke's Children by Anthony Trollope
  19. In the midst of earnest conversation, suspicious sounds were heard. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau

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