Famous quotes containing the word pitched:

    Of the quaking recruit, three pitched battles make a grim grenadier; and he who shrank from the muzzle of a cannon, is now ready to yield his mustache for a sponge.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    When I pitched headforemost into the world I landed in the crib of Negroism.
    Zora Neale Hurston (1891–1960)

    Love, why have you sought the horde
    of spearsmen, why the tent
    Achilles pitched beside the river-ford?
    Hilda Doolittle (1886–1961)