Friday, May 06, 2005

Halloween Quotes

Those seemingly interminable dark walks between houses, long before street-lit safety became an issue, were more adrenalizing than the mountains of candy filling the sack.  Sadly Halloween, with our good-natured attempts to protect the little ones, from the increasingly dangerous traffic and increasingly sick adults, has become an utter bore.  ~Lauren Springer Pixie, kobold, elf, and sprite, All are on their rounds tonight; In the wan moon's silver ray, Thrives their helter-skelter play. ~Joel Benton Auld Daddy Darkness creeps frae his hole, Black as a blackmoor, blin' as a mole. ~James Farguson A grandmother pretends she doesn't know who you are on Halloween.  ~Erma Bombeck Red serpents, fiery forms, and yelling hags, Fit company for mad adventurers. ~Philip Freneau At first cock-crow the ghosts must go Back to their quiet graves below. ~Theodosia Garrison 'Tis now the very witching time of night, When churchyards yawn and hell itself breathes out Contagion to this world. ~William Shakespeare Ghosts, like ladies, never


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