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Quotes of ribbon

  1. No one uses a ribbon typewriter any more but your final draft is not the time to try to wring a few more sheets out of your inkjet cartridge – Lynn Abbey
  2. The biggest obstacle to professional writing is the necessity for changing a typewriter ribbon – Robert Benchley
  3. A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon – Napoleon Bonaparte
  4. I've tried everything I've done therapy I've done colonics I went to a psychic who had me running around town buying pieces of ribbon to fill the colors in my aura Did the Prozac thing – Jim Carrey
  5. Yes sir I'm a real Southern boy I got a red neck white socks and Blue Ribbon beer – Billy Carter
  6. The State of the Union may look rosy from the White House balcony or the suites of George Bush's wealthiest donors But hardworking Americans will see through this president's efforts to wrap his radical agenda with a compassionate ribbon – Howard Dean
  7. He sometimes ran a purple ribbon through his typewriter and gushed where he should have dammed – T. E. Kalem
  8. I felt like calling attention to AIDS I had the AIDS ribbon colored into my hair during the playoffs in '95 – Dennis Rodman
  9. Poverty was an ornament on a learned man like a red ribbon on a white horse – Anzia Yezierska

Usage examples for ribbon

  1. “ A'll buy thee a bonny ribbon for thy hair out o' t' cousin's own shop – Sylvia's Lovers -- Complete by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  2. Edith fluttered uneasily over the coffee machine her cheeks as red as the bow of ribbon at her throat – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. Under Hammer's pressure she told about the purchase of the ribbon of Isom's iron hand upon her throat – The Bondboy by George W. (George Washington) Ogden
  4. Sunny Boy whispered watching the lady standing up to smooth out the little girl's hair ribbon – Sunny Boy in the Big City by Ramy Allison White
  5. She had a blue ribbon round her throat – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  6. She's the ribbon girl I told you about – Patty's Social Season by Carolyn Wells
  7. It hung against the back of the opposite chair on a level with her own eyes and was suspended by a narrow black ribbon an odd place for a portrait but in glancing at the table in front of her she thought she guessed the reason – The Pines of Lory by John Ames Mitchell
  8. Such cards are generally held together with white ribbon – The Book of Good Manners by W. C. Green
  9. “ I am sure you must want ribbon for some of your Christmasings ” – Hildegarde's Harvest by Laura E. Richards
  10. Finally everybody had in hand a ribbon – The Bobbsey Twins in the Country by Laura Lee Hope
  11. But the girl turned around from fixing her neck ribbon before the glass her face radiant – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  12. “ Dorothea already in her night gown was sitting at the table in the living room sewing a ribbon on the dress she had just been wearing it had somehow got loose – The Goose Man by Jacob Wassermann
  13. Was it really nothing but foolish vanity that led me to the conviction that you were thinking of me also when you engraved on the ribbon the despised spider for which however I always felt a certain regard with the delicate web beneath its slender legs – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. The ribbon had a blue edge just the color of Peggy's blue frocks ” – Peggy in Her Blue Frock by Eliza Orne White
  15. On another occasion she brought some ribbon home to do up her old black hat which she was so ashamed of – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  16. So when we met Bess and Matthew half an hour later down the Riverfield ribbon I hurried them back – The Golden Bird by Maria Thompson Daviess
  17. At a ball one night we had danced together as often as usual and when as we sat out a waltz he had asked me for a ribbon or a flower I had been child enough to let him see all my heart as I gave them to him – By Wit of Woman by Arthur W. Marchmont
  18. Now for a whole week of her day and night in that black dress with the coloured ribbon – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  19. Said it was a pale pink ribbon or something with a little silver 'do funny' on it – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  20. Don't you think a pink hair ribbon would be nice – Polly of the Hospital Staff by Emma C. Dowd

Rhymes for ribbon