Famous quotes containing the word hoops:
“All that hoops are good for is to clean dirty shoes and keep fellows at a distance.”
—Samuel Richardson (16891761)
“I have seen her smooth as a cheek.
I have seen her easy,
doing her business,
I have seen her rolling her hoops of blue.
I have seen her tear the land off.”
—Anne Sexton (19281974)
“Since to the awe of thy imperious wit
Our troublesome language bends, made only fit
With her tough thick-ribbed hoops to gird about
Thy giant fancy, which had proved too stout
For their soft melting phrases.”
—Thomas Carew (15891639)