But he had only to forget the artificial train of reasoning, and to turn from life itself to what had satisfied him while thinking in accordance with the fixed definitions, and all this artificial edifice fell to pieces at once like a house of cards
, and it became clear that the edifice had been built up out of those transposed words, apart from anything in life more important than reason.
The whole Diaz machine would go down like a house of cards
By the glare, Adam could see the tower shake and tremble, and finally fall to pieces like a house of cards
Yes--I--no: yes, it was beautiful," he said, looking at her blindly, and wondering if, whenever he heard those two syllables, all his carefully built-up world would tumble about him like a house of cards
My dear, it went down like a house of cards
before my breath.
I knew full well that should the bear make a determined effort to get at us, the rocks I had piled as a barrier would come tumbling down about his giant shoulders like a house of cards
, and that he would walk directly in upon us.
Finally, in a less detailed epilogue the author looks at the last half of the present century and takes some solace that police regimes, corrupt replicas of those established in the last century, collapsed like a house of cards
But, debt refinancing often creates a house of cards
for ordinary working people.
KEVIN Spacey has revealed he wants to be a dad - and unlike his House of Cards
character will not be putting his career before family.
For the release of House of Cards
Season 3, clothing worn by all major cast members will be indexed at midnight PDT on February 27th.
In the USA, the top places are more closely fought, with House of Cards
coming in just ahead of Breaking Bad, and Dexter taking third place.
He brought us Colin Firth in a wet shirt as Mr Darcy in Pride And Prejudice, Bridget Jones holding a pair of substantially-sized pants up to the camera and the twisted goings-on of House Of Cards
politician Francis Urquhart.