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Quotes of volcano

  1. A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction. These will produce an eruption and carry desolation in their way. – Fisher Ames
  2. One of the most amazing locations I've ever been is the top of the volcano in Tanzania, Africa. It's an actual volcano where you really have this lava every day. – Jan de Bont
  3. All civilization has from time to time become a thin crust over a volcano of revolution. – Havelock Ellis
  4. If your heart is a volcano how shall you expect flowers to bloom? – Khalil Gibran
  5. Zeal is a volcano the peak of which the grass of indecisiveness does not grow. – Khalil Gibran
  6. First of all, there was a volcano of words, an eruption of words that Shakespeare had never used before that had never been used in the English language before. It's astonishing. It pours out of him. – Stephen Greenblatt
  7. So when I read this story, it unlocked a volcano of unanswered questions, because the questions had never been asked. It was an opportunity to come to terms with the lot of repressed history- and history of repression. – Phillip Noyce
  8. I wrote a novel about Israelis who live their own lives on the slope of a volcano Near a volcano one still falls in love, one still gets jealous, one still wants a promotion, one still gossips. – Amos Oz
  9. I feel like a person living on the brink of a volcano crater. – Agnes Smedley

Usage examples for volcano

  1. Sometimes he commanded his countenance and tones and related the most horrible incidents with a tranquil voice, suppressing every mark of agitation; then, like a volcano bursting forth, his face would suddenly change to an expression of the wildest rage as he shrieked out imprecations on his persecutor. – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  2. Yes, I am the sleeping volcano and one morning, monsieur, I have suffered the eruption. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  3. Anything but that; it's the hidden fire stirring within the volcano we told ourselves was dead. – The Bronze Bell by Louis Joseph Vance
  4. It was Frank Merrill's theory that it was the exposed peak of a huge extinct volcano – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore
  5. Kaimu is twenty- five miles from the Volcano House. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  6. She had been thoroughly mystified by the singular sight, but had crept about the place inquiringly, expecting perhaps a volcano to begin some destructive demonstration. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels
  7. Miles up, the crest of the volcano cuts sharp as a saw- edge against the growing light: there is not a cloud visible. – Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn
  8. His swarthy face was working and twitching from the volcano like violence of his rage, and his fangs showed even as did the beast's he was pursuing. – The Man from Jericho by Edwin Carlile Litsey
  9. The Volcano built at New Albany, by Messrs. – The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852 by Ben Casseday
  10. All the time the volcano is quiet, something is going on below. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  11. While he is here we are sitting on a volcano – The Admirable Crichton by J. M. Barrie
  12. Cold upon the dead volcano sleeps the gleam of dying day. – Shadows of the Stage by William Winter
  13. You must realize, darling, that we may be all walking on the edge of a volcano to- night. – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  14. A month had passed since the little explosion of the Malay volcano as Chumbley called it. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  15. We'll go to the volcano to- day, Willie, I answered. – Scenes in the Hawaiian Islands and California by Mary Evarts Anderson
  16. The inexhaustible volcano is at work amongst us, not only since 1848, but for three hundred years. – Pius IX. And His Time by The Rev. Æneas MacDonell Dawson
  17. He's a volcano of sincerity, and never sends out ashes. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  18. Citizens, said he, you stand over a volcano – The History of Napoleon Buonaparte by John Gibson Lockhart
  19. I think most of them have never heard of a volcano – The Flaming Mountain by Harold Leland Goodwin
  20. Like a rushing volcano it dashed southward, leaving a trail of sparks and smoke, and then there was sudden warning cry. – A Tame Surrender, A Story of The Chicago Strike by Charles King

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