E. B. White
“The doctor said the wound was superficial. The old cob didn't know what "superficial" meant, but it sounded serious.” >>>
La trompeta del cisne
“I shall begin a search for such a device, and if I have to go to the ends of the earth to find a trumpet for our young son, I shall find it at last and bring it home to Louis."
"Well, if I may make a suggestion," said his wife, "don't go to the ends of the earth, go to Billings, Montana. It's nearer.” >>>
Charlotte's Web and other classic animal stories: Charlotte's Web, The Trumpet of the Swan, Stuart Little
“They just keep trotting back and forth across the bridge thinking there is something better on the other side. If they'd hang head-down at the top of the thing and wait quietly, maybe something good would come along.” >>>
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