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It's a lot of locals. Some of them have been professionals. They are widows and widowers. And of course, young people can come, too.

Bill Pope

A lot of widows would stick it in a drawer -- not my mom. She flew it until it was worn.

Gayle Meadors

It caught me off guard when I saw those numbers. But then I realized that in my own practice, I've been working with a lot of single women lately; young women just out of college, widows wanting to downsize, divorced women who are starting over. So, I see no reason why this trend shouldn't continue.

Pat Vredevoogd

Except for con men borrowing money they shouldn't get and the widows who have to visit with the handsome young men in the trust department, no sane person ever enjoyed visiting a bank.

Martin Mayer

You have the opportunity to at least double your money. I think God has blessed you with this property. Think about all the homeless, widows and orphans that could be helped if the land was sold.

Randy Halcomb

Widows are divided into two classes -- the bereaved and relieved.

Victor Robinson

Memory, in widow's weeds, with naked feet stands on a tombstone.

Aubrey De Vere

We painted like crazy. We tried to bring some pleasantness to their homes. There is a lot of poverty down there. There are a lot of older people, a lot of widows. The fact that we took care of their house was something they couldn't express enough thanks for.

John Batchelor

The faces of the women and children in far-away Spain, widows and orphans of this July third rose before me so vividly that I had to draw comfort from the thought that a decisive victory is... more merciful than a prolonged struggle.

Charles Clark

TRUST, n. In American politics, a large corporation composed in greater part of thrifty working men, widows of small means, orphans in the care of guardians and the courts, with many similar malefactors and public enemies.

Ambrose Bierce

But 46 percent of the widows and widowers in this study reported that they had satisfying marriages. They believed that life is fair and they accepted that death is a part of life.

Deborah Carr

In Gaza, we have more than 700 widows because of the conflict with Israel.

Jamila Shanti

We're used to scorpions, black widows and rattlesnakes, ... Now we'll just get used to different wildlife.

David Kemp

The technology has been used in architectural construction in Europe for almost 20 years. But it's never found a market in the United States, although a river of heat is lost through widows.

David Waller

I am a woman of peace. When we have wars, it is the women who suffer most, remain as widows and shoulder the burden of bringing up the orphans in a miserable life.

Miria Kalule Obote

WIDOW, n. A pathetic figure that the Christian world has agreed to take humorously, although Christ's tenderness towards widows was one of the most marked features of his character.

Ambrose Bierce