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The epic poet has behind him a tradition of matter and a tradition of style; and that is what every other poet has behind him too; only, for the epic poet, tradition is rather narrower, rather more strictly compelling.


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I felt like there's a lot of kids that could have played quarterback. We picked (Doolittle) because ...
JOHN ABERCROMBIE
One thing we're lacking when we get close to the end zone is toughness. We were in a position to get...
JOHN ABERCROMBIE
We love to do this sort of thing. It gives us an opportunity to train in a more realistic environmen...
DAVE ABERCROMBIE
We're beefing up our rehab services for the coming years, including cardiac rehab.
DAVID ABERCROMBIE
I remember saying to the chairman after serving the first year, ''Why are we doing this? Why don't t...
NEIL ABERCROMBIE
A good portion of the airport is on ceded lands, and lease money was paid for that. So the state's c...
NEIL ABERCROMBIE
With troops in combat, the Congress has a non-negotiable obligation to weigh in heavily on the side ...
NEIL ABERCROMBIE
It's better here than in the minor leagues. The air is better, the food tastes better, the water is ...
REGGIE ABERCROMBIE
Every day, we all came in and worked hard together. This was an opportunity for all of us.
REGGIE ABERCROMBIE
I know it sounds overused, but truthfully, each department is interdependent upon the other. You cou...
DAVID ABERCROMBIE
But you love to play the good man,
don't you? Do you know what's worse than a villain? A villai...
JOE ABERCROMBIE
The truth is like salt. Men want to taste a little, but too much makes everyone sick.
JOE ABERCROMBIE
We should forgive our enemies, but not before they are hanged.
JOE ABERCROMBIE
Has it ever occured to you, Master Ninefingers, that a sword is different from other weapons? Axes a...
JOE ABERCROMBIE
You're just sort of searching for this 'thing' and sometimes you get it and sometimes yo...
JOHN ABERCROMBIE
The lowly have small ambitions, and are satisfied with small indulgences. They need not get fair tre...
JOE ABERCROMBIE
I’ve fought in three campaigns,” he began. “In seven pitched battles. In countless raids and s...
JOE ABERCROMBIE
Life is a series of things we would rather not do.
JOE ABERCROMBIE
First it is done to us, then we do it to others, then we order it done. Such is the way of things
JOE ABERCROMBIE
We do what we must, we do what we are told, we do what is easiest. What else can we do but solve one...
JOE ABERCROMBIE
Power makes all things right. That is my first law, and my last. That is the only law that I acknowl...
JOE ABERCROMBIE
It always amazes me, how swiftly problems can be solved, once you start cutting things off people.
JOE ABERCROMBIE
You have to realistic about these things.
JOE ABERCROMBIE
I know it sounds overused, but truthfully, each department is interdependent upon the other. You cou...
DAVID ABERCROMBIE
The music is fun. The big difference performing it live is that we might get a little more heated, n...
JOHN ABERCROMBIE
Then, once he had eaten, he would ask the spirits for guidance. Their guidance was pretty useless, b...
JOE ABERCROMBIE