Opened

Famous quotes containing the word opened:

    The season developed and matured. Another year’s installment of flowers, leaves, nightingales, thrushes, finches, and such ephemeral creatures, took up their positions where only a year ago others had stood in their place when these were nothing more than germs and inorganic particles. Rays from the sunrise drew forth the buds and stretched them into long stalks, lifted up sap in noiseless streams, opened petals, and sucked out scents in invisible jets and breathings.
    Thomas Hardy (1840–1928)

    I’ve been opened and undressed.
    I have no arms or legs.
    I’m all one skin like a fish.
    I’m no more a woman
    than Christ was a man.
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)

    And when he had opened the seventh seal, there was silence in heaven about the space of half an hour.
    —Bible: New Testament St. John the Divine, in Revelation, 8:1.