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If that a pearl may in a toad's head dwell,
And may be found too in an oyster shell.

If that a pearl may in a toad's head dwell,
And may be found too in an oyster shell.

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But pleasures are like poppies spread:
You seize the flower,--its bloom is shed.

But pleasures are like poppies spread:
You seize the flower,--its bloom is shed.

by John Bunyan Found in: General Sayings,
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[Mr. Gifford] made it much his business to deliver the people of God from all those false and unsound rests read more

[Mr. Gifford] made it much his business to deliver the people of God from all those false and unsound rests that by nature we are prone to take and make to our souls. He pressed us to take special heed that we took not up any truth upon trust -- as from this or that, or any other man or men -- but to cry mightily to God that He would convince us of the reality thereof, and set us down therein by his own Spirit in the holy word.

by John Bunyan Found in: Christianity Quotes,
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Every fat (vat) must stand upon its bottom.

Every fat (vat) must stand upon its bottom.

by John Bunyan Found in: General Sayings,
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Saint abroad, and a devil at home.

Saint abroad, and a devil at home.

by John Bunyan Found in: Hypocrisy Quotes,
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