Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand?
Or art thou but / A dagger of the mind, a false creation, / Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain?
Is this a dagger which I see before me,
The handle toward my hand? Come, let me clutch thee.
I have thee not, and yet I see thee still.
Art thou not, fatal vision, sensible
To feeling as to sight? or art thou but
A dagger of the mind, a false creation,
Proceeding from the heat-oppressed brain?
The Vatican is a dagger in the heart of Italy.
Consciousness is much more than the thorn, it is the dagger in the flesh.
Let us have a dagger between our teeth, a bomb in our hands and an infinite scorn in our hearts.
Word - that invisible dagger.
The incognito of lower class employment is an effective cloak for any dagger one might wish to hide.
I will speak daggers to her, but use none.
Infirm of purpose! Give me the daggers: the sleeping and the dead are but as pictures: ‘tis the eye of childhood that fears a painted devil
Tis the eye of childhood that fears a painted devil.
The hand that held the dagger has struck it into the back of its neighbor.
To murder character is as truly a crime as to murder the body: the tongue of the slanderer is brother to the dagger of the assassin
Courage is to feel the daily daggers of relentless steel and keep on living.
Cruel with guilt, and daring with despair, the midnight murderer bursts the faithless bar; invades the sacred hour of silent rest and leaves, unseen, a dagger in your breast.
Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o' the milk of human kindness.
Thy words, I grant are bigger, for I wear not, my dagger in my mouth.
The soul, secured in her existence, smiles
At the drawn dagger, and defies its point.
...a third [of three] had died in his bunk of natural causes--for a dagger in the heart quite naturally ends one's life.
On the heights, all paths are paved with daggers. -Old Seanchan saying