Nat Devices

Famous quotes containing the words nat and/or devices:

    Jesu Crist us sende
    Housbondes meke, yonge, and fresshe abedde,
    And grace t’overbyde hem that we wedde.
    And eek I preye Jesu shorte hir lyves
    That wol nat be governed by hir wyves;
    And olde and angry nigardes of dispence,
    God sende hem sone verray pestilence.
    Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?–1400)

    There is nothing in machinery, there is nothing in embankments and railways and iron bridges and engineering devices to oblige them to be ugly. Ugliness is the measure of imperfection.
    —H.G. (Herbert George)