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Quotes of speck

  1. The best that we can do is to be kindly and helpful toward our friends and fellow passengers who are clinging to the same speck of dirt while we are drifting side by side to our common doom. – Clarence Darrow
  2. Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I know no speck so troublesome as self. – George Eliot
  3. How can a speck of a universe be physically identical to the great expanse we view in the heavens above? – Brian Greene
  4. Scripture suggests that the elements in space were created for the benefit of earth, while evolution suggests that earth is an insignificant speck in vast space. – Walter Lang
  5. Clinton and Obama practice this politics known quaintly as the Richard Speck strategy: if you cannot take on everyone in the room at once, take them out of the room one at a time. – Grover Norquist
  6. Within, stood a tall old man, clean shaven save for a long white moustache, and clad in black from head to foot, without a single speck of colour about him anywhere. – Bram Stoker

Usage examples for speck

  1. It is a mere speck in his heaven; but he would have liked Prue to have been glad too. – Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton
  2. A light speck appeared on the horizon between the dark waters and the azure heaven. – Peter Schlemihl by Adelbert von Chamisso
  3. Then the launch became a speck against a gray coast. – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  4. When the sail of the yacht had grown like a gray speck in the distance, she was put about, and at a sharp angle ran to the rude pier of Penruthyn Priory, whence taking his gun as if for a ramble in the warren, he told his men to expect him in about two hours, at the turn of the tide. – The Tenants of Malory Volume 1 of 3 by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  5. There isn't a speck of soda. – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  6. The human eye could see it then- that dainty little speck – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  7. The war- canoe was so far behind us that it seemed but a little speck on the sea, and the shouts to which the crew occasionally gave vent came faintly towards us on the morning breeze. – The Coral Island by R.M. Ballantyne
  8. Yet Corinne watched him when he sat down on a bank to rest; she watched him grow a mere bunch and battered hat, and then fade to a speck – Old Caravan Days by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  9. And when came noon, And we climbed sky- high, Jim was a speck Slip - slipping by. – Peacock Pie, A Book of Rhymes by Walter de la Mare
  10. He had been tolerated by the cattle- men, as his flock was but a speck on the limitless mesas. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  11. God is nowhere; fellow- man in the way like a buzzing fly- else no more to be regarded than a speck of dust neither upon his person nor his garment. – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  12. As a speck of dust is to a planet, and as a star is to the vast universe, so is man to the world in which he lives'. – Standards of Life and Service by T. H. Howard
  13. It rose vertically until we could see it only as a speck in the blue of the morning sky- a speck vanishing to the north over the Pole. – Tarrano the Conqueror by Raymond King Cummings
  14. When you return to the university, get hold of some books on the means by which all the various kinds of living creatures in the world are kept on an even balance, how they all get their food, and how every tiny speck fits into the whole world scheme. – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  15. What an awful carpet this red one must be to sweep, showing every speck – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  16. As they walked side by side along the stagnant waters, she was sending inaudible messages of this sort towards her aunt; she had even selected the particular mauve speck at the top of the steps which might be Mrs. Marshall- Smith. – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  17. What is that red speck above Stilbro' Brow? – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  18. When they could no longer see the white net cap, which showed as a speck through the leaves where the old woman was-" Caroline!" – A Second Home by Honore de Balzac
  19. Close examination shows that there is always a small speck of a foreign body at the centre of the circle, and it is often possible to identify the nature of this central substance, small though it be. – The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays by J. (John) Joly

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