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    Discord, a sleepless hag who never dies,
    With Snipe-like nose, and Ferret-glowing eyes,
    Lean sallow cheeks, long chin with beard supplied,
    Poor crackling joints, and wither'd parchment hide,
    As if old Drums, worn out with martial din,
    Had clubb'd their yellow Heads to form her Skin.

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Dissensions, like small streams, are first begun,
Scarce seen they rise, but gather as they run:
So read more

Dissensions, like small streams, are first begun,
Scarce seen they rise, but gather as they run:
So lines that from their parallel decline,
More they proceed the more they still disjoin.

by Sir Samuel Garth Found in: Dissension Quotes,
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Believe me, lords, my tender years can tell
Civil dissension is a viperous worm
That gnaws the read more

Believe me, lords, my tender years can tell
Civil dissension is a viperous worm
That gnaws the bowels of the commonwealth.

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That each pull'd different ways with many an oath,
"Arcades ambo," id est--blackguards both.

That each pull'd different ways with many an oath,
"Arcades ambo," id est--blackguards both.

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Have always been at daggers-drawing,
And one another clapper-clawing.

Have always been at daggers-drawing,
And one another clapper-clawing.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Dissension Quotes,
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If they perceive dissension in our looks
And that within ourselves we disagree,
How will their grudging read more

If they perceive dissension in our looks
And that within ourselves we disagree,
How will their grudging stomachs be provoked
To willfull disobedience, and rebel!

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And Doubt and Discord step 'twixt thine and thee.

And Doubt and Discord step 'twixt thine and thee.

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Alas! how light a cause may move
Dissension between hearts that love!
Hearts that the world in read more

Alas! how light a cause may move
Dissension between hearts that love!
Hearts that the world in vain had tried,
And sorrow but more closely tied;
That stood the storm when waves were rough,
Yet in a sunny hour fall off.

by Thomas Moore Found in: Dissension Quotes,
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And old affront will stir the heart
Through years of rankling pain.

And old affront will stir the heart
Through years of rankling pain.

by Jean Ingelow Found in: Dissension Quotes,
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And bitter waxed the fray;
Brother with brother spake no word
When they met in the way.

And bitter waxed the fray;
Brother with brother spake no word
When they met in the way.

by Jean Ingelow Found in: Dissension Quotes,
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