hope springs eternal in the human breast

hope springs eternal in the human breast proverb it is human nature to always find fresh cause for optimism.
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  • hope springs eternal — often humorous phrase used for saying that there is always a chance that something you wish for might happen Thesaurus: expressions of hopesynonym Main entry: hope * * * hope springs eternal (in the human breast) proverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • hope springs eternal — 1732 POPE Essay on Man I. 95 Hope springs eternal in the human breast. Man never Is, but always To be blest. 1865 DICKENS Our Mutual Friend II. III. X. Night after night his disappointment is acute, but hope springs eternal in the scholastic… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • Hope Springs Eternal — Infobox Album | Name = Hope Springs Eternal Type = Album Artist = The Echoing Green Released = January, 1997 Recorded = Voodoo Studios, Chicago Genre = Electronica Length = 43:55 Label = MYX Records Producer = Seven Red Seven Reviews = Last album …   Wikipedia

  • hope — ► NOUN 1) a feeling of expectation and desire for something to happen. 2) a person or thing that gives cause for hope. ► VERB 1) expect and want something to happen. 2) intend if possible to do something. ● hope against hope Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • Hope — For other uses, see Hope (disambiguation). Allegory of hope; Oil on canvas, Francesco Guardi, 1747 Hope is the emotional state which promotes the belief in a positive outcome related to events and circumstances in one s life.[1] It is the feelin …   Wikipedia

  • hope — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Confidence Nouns 1. hope[s], desire; trust, confidence, optimism, reliance, faith, belief; assurance, secureness, security; reassurance. See safety. 2. (omen of hope) good omen or auspices, promise; good …   English dictionary for students

  • hope — hope1 [ houp ] verb *** intransitive or transitive to want and expect something to happen or be true: hope (that): I just hope she s pleasant to him on his birthday. hope for: It wouldn t be sensible to hope for immediate success. The best they… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Casey at the Bat — subtitled A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year 1888 , is a baseball poem written in 1888 by Ernest Thayer. First published in the San Francisco Examiner on June 3, 1888, it was later popularized by DeWolf Hopper in many vaudeville performan …   Wikipedia

  • hoper — hope ► NOUN 1) a feeling of expectation and desire for something to happen. 2) a person or thing that gives cause for hope. ► VERB 1) expect and want something to happen. 2) intend if possible to do something. ● hope against hope Cf. ↑ …   English terms dictionary

  • Alexander Pope — Infobox Writer name = Alexander Pope caption = Alexander Pope ( c. 1727), an English poet best known for his Essay on Criticism , Rape of the Lock and The Dunciad birthdate = birth date|df=yes|1688|5|21 birthplace = London deathdate = death date… …   Wikipedia

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