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98,073. ‘I can smell the blood. I can feel the warmness of it on my hands.’ (Murder & Blood) Oscar Pistorius: The Interview, ITV 2016
128,288. We drank the blood of some people. But the people were on drugs. (Mockumentary & Vampire & Blood) What We Do in the Shadows s1e6: Baron’s Night Out, Nandor, BBC 2019
105,610. The blood is on so many hands that history will weep in the telling. (Film & Critic & Racism & Blood & History) Roger Ebert, cited Life Itself, 2014
12,275. It is a long time since I shed any blood. (David & Blood) David and Bathsheba 1951 starring Gregory Peck & Susan Hayward & James Robinson Justice & Jayne Meadows & Raymond Massey & Kieron Moore et al, director Henry King, David in tent
13,795. I can do you blood and love without the rhetoric, and I can do you blood and rhetoric without the love, and I can do you all three concurrent or consecutive, but I can’t do you love and rhetoric without the blood. Blood is compulsory – they’re all blood, you see. (Murder & Blood) Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead 1967, director Tom Stoppard
17,334. The blood’s very fresh. And there’s a lot of it. (Gangstas & Blood) The Fall V starring Gillian Anderson & Jamie Dornan & Laura Donnelly & Ben Peel et al, BBC 2013
21,781. He’s losing a lot of claret. (GBH Films & Blood) The Villain 1971 starring Richard Burton & Ian McShane & T P McKenna & Donald Sinden & Nigel Davenport & Fiona Lewis & Joss Ackland & Cathleen Nesbitt & Colin Welland, director Michael Tuchner, gangsta in car
24,173. The blood that has the most power is baby’s blood. (Horror & Blood) Rosemary’s Baby 1968 starring Mia Farrow & John Cassavetes & Ruth Gordon & Sidney Blackmer & Marurice Evans & Ralph Bellamy & Charles Grodin & Patsy Kelly & Angela Dorian et al, director Roman Polanski
24,885. If you think the blood looks bad on my uniform, wait until the decks are dripping with it. (Star Trek & Blood) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Soldiers of the Empire s5e21, Dax to Worf
39,653. I think I’ll take a bath in his blood. (Boxing & Blood) Mike Tyson
56,731. Blood is thicker than water. (Proverb & Blood) Early 19th century proverb
56,914. You cannot get blood from a stone. (Proverb & Blood) Mid-17th century proverb
65,487. Oh I say. How jolly pulse-throbbing. Joyce Grenfell
65,488. I came in here in all good faith to help my country. I don’t mind giving a reasonable amount but a pint ... why that’s very nearly an armful. Tony Hancock, Hancock’s Half Hour, ‘The Blood Donor’ 1961
65,489. What’s remarkable about haemoglobin is the number in your bloodstream ... six hundred million million million. And they’re all very complicated. They all look like that. They all look exactly the same as each other. And they’re all being destroyed and new ones created all the time in your blood at a rate of four hundred million million every second. Dr Richard Dawkins, lecture 1: Waking up in the Universe, 1991
65,490. Whoso sheddeth man’s blood, by man shall his blood be shed. Genesis 9:6
65,491. Moreover ye shall eat no manner of blood, whether it be of fowl or of beast, in any of your dwellings. Leviticus 7:26
65,492. For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.
Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger that sojourneth among you eat blood. Leviticus 17:11&12
65,493. Only ye shall not eat the blood; ye shall pour it upon the earth as water.
Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; and thou mayest not eat the life with the flesh.
Thou shalt not eat it; thou shalt pour it upon the earth as water.
Thou shalt not eat it; that it may go well with thee, and with thy children after thee, when thou shalt do that which is right in the sight of the Lord. Deuteronomy 12:16&23-25
65,494. Only thou shalt not eat the blood thereof; thou shalt pour it upon the ground as water. Deuteronomy 15:23
46,147. The blood I drop is more medicinal than dangerous to me. (Shakespeare & Blood) Coriolanus 2011 starring Ralph Fiennes & Gerard Butler & Vanessa Redgrave & Brian Cox & Jessica Chastain & John Kani & James Nesbitt & Paul Jesson & Lubna Azabal & Ashraf Barhom et al, director Ralph Fiennes, Fiennes
65,495. O! the blood more stirs
To rouse a lion than to start a hare. William Shakespeare I Henry IV I iii 197
65,496. And let us bathe our hands to Caesar’s blood
Up to the elbows. William Shakespeare, Julius Caesar III i 107-108, Brutus
65,497. Now could I drink hot blood.
And do such bitter business as the day
would quake to look on. William Shakespeare, Hamlet III ii 17
65,498. It will have blood, they say. Blood will have blood. William Shakespeare, The Tragedy of Macbeth III iv 121, Macbeth
65,499. I am in blood
Stepped in so far that, should I wade no more,
Returning were as tedious as go o’er. ibid. III iv 135-137, Macbeth
65,500. Yet who would have thought the old man to have had so much blood in him? ibid. V i
65,501. The great questions of the day will not be settled by means of speeches and majority decisions but by iron and blood. (Blood & Iron) Otto von Bismarck
65,502. I was a queen, and you took away my crown; a wife, and you killed my husband; a mother, and you deprived me of my children. My blood alone remains: take it, but do not make me suffer long. (Blood & Queen & Suffer) Marie Antoinette
67,352. Factors that put blood into identifiable groups: A B AB & O. (Civilisation & Blood) James Burke, Connections III 1997: Hit the Water s3e9
81,249. Haemoglobin is a very large molecule by ordinary standards, containing about ten thousand atoms, but the chances are that your haemoglobin and mine are identical, and significantly different from that of a pig or horse. You may be impressed by how much human beings differ from one another, but if you were to look into the fine details of the molecules of which they are constructed, you would be astonished by their similarity. (Molecule & Blood) Francis Crick, Of Molecules and Men
87,131. Give blood play rugby. (Rugby & Blood) Rugby slogan
92,544. I use blood to ensure my immortality in the world. (Vampire & Blood) Vlad the Vampire, Illinois
97,729. And does this same DNA match the blood you found on the back- gate of Bundy? And does it match the blood you found inside Mr Simpson’s Broncho? And does it match the DNA and the blood you found leading up to Mr Simpson’s house, and on the sock at the foot of his bed? (Murder & DNA & Blood) The People vs O J Simpson: American Crime Story VIII, Marsha to expert
78,895. Professor Andrew Ackerman on The Importance of Blood Stains in the Detection of Crime. (Law & Blood) Rumpole of the Bailey: Rumpole and the Female of the Species s3e4, Rumpole erects bookshelf
98,642. Of all the wonders of the human body there’s one that I think is more mysterious than any other. The very sight makes some people faint. Losing half will kill you. And it permeates our culture as much as our bodies. The Wonderful World of Blood with Michael Mosley, BBC 2016
98,643. Red blood cells: your blood contains around 17 trillion ... blood can only hold so much oxygen. ibid.
98,644. Plasma makes up more than half our blood and is key to its second remarkable ability: to absorb the mindboggling variety of substances that come from the food we scoff and deliver them as energy. ibid.
98,645. 60,000 miles of tubing ... it’s looks like a vast and complex bit of plumbing. ibid.
98,646. Blood-letting was the most common medical practice for two thousand years. ibid.
98,647. White blood cells: a healthy adult has about forty billion of them. ibid.