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“A statue has no tongue and needs none.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson, American poet, essayist. (1803-1882)
"My tongue is smiling."
“'Bee vomit,' my brother said once, 'that's all honey is,' so that I could not put my tongue to its jellied flame without tasting regurgitated blossoms.”
Rita Dove ‘In the Old Neighborhood’
Describing Ostend oysters: "small and rich, looking like little ears enfolded in shells, and melting between the palate and the tongue like salted sweets."
Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) ‘Bel Ami’
“Give me a platter of choice finnan haddie, freshly cooked in its bath of water and milk, add melted butter, a slice or two of hot toast, a pot of steaming Darjelling tea, and you may tell the butler to dispense with the caviar, truffles, and nightingales' tongues.”
“She was so wild that when she made French toast she got her tongue caught in the toaster.”
“Tongue: well that's a werry good thing when it ain't a woman's.”
Charles Dickens (1812-1870) 'The Pickwick Papers'
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