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Authors have established it as a kind of rule, that a man ought to be dull sometimes; as the most severe reader makes allowances for many rests and nodding-places in a voluminous writer. - Joseph Addison

A woman who can't forgive should never have more than a nodding acquaintance with a man. - Edward Howe Forbush

Where round some mould'ring tow'r pale ivy creeps, And low-brow'd rocks hang nodding o'er the deeps. - Alexander Pope

When the hollow drum has beat to bed And the little fifer hangs his head, When all is mute the Moorish flute, And nodding guards watch wearily, On, then let me, From prison free, March out by moonlight cheerily. - George Colman [The Younger]

Through tall cowslips nodding near you, Just to touch you as you pass. - Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

When you are old and gray and full of sleep, and nodding by the fire, take down this book and slowly read, and dream of the soft look your eyes had once, and of their shadows deep. - William Butler Yeats

All-cheering Plenty, with her flowing horn, Led yellow Autumn, wreath'd with nodding corn. - Robert Burns