Eyed Susan Stakes

Famous quotes containing the words eyed, susan and/or stakes:

    And the child not caring to whom he climbs his prayer
    Shall drown in a grief as deep as his made grave,
    And mark the dark eyed wave, through the eyes of sleep,
    Dragging him up the stairs to one who lies dead.
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    There are two great unknown forces to-day, electricity and woman, but men can reckon much better on electricity than they can on woman.
    Josephine K. Henry, U.S. suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 15, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902)

    This man was very clever and quick to learn anything in his line. Our tent was of a kind new to him; but when he had once seen it pitched, it was surprising how quickly he would find and prepare the pole and forked stakes to pitch it with, cutting and placing them right the first time, though I am sure that the majority of white men would have blundered several times.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)