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It's a wicked thing to make a dearth ones garner.

It's a wicked thing to make a dearth ones garner.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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The ox longs for the gaudy trappings of the horse; the lazy
pack-horse would fain plough. [We envy the read more

The ox longs for the gaudy trappings of the horse; the lazy
pack-horse would fain plough. [We envy the position of others,
dissatisfied with our own.]

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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When war is raging the laws are dumb.

When war is raging the laws are dumb.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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A little fire is quickly trodden out;
Which, being suffer'd, rivers cannot quench.

A little fire is quickly trodden out;
Which, being suffer'd, rivers cannot quench.

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The house should derive dignity from the master, not the master
from the house.

The house should derive dignity from the master, not the master
from the house.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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Repentance follows hasty counsels.
[Lat., Velox consilium sequitur poenitentia.]

Repentance follows hasty counsels.
[Lat., Velox consilium sequitur poenitentia.]

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The slow, sweet hours that bring us all things good.

The slow, sweet hours that bring us all things good.

by Lord Alfred Tennyson Found in: General Sayings,
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The tendency of humanity is towards the forbidden.

The tendency of humanity is towards the forbidden.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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A laugh, if purchased at the expense of propriety, costs too
much.

A laugh, if purchased at the expense of propriety, costs too
much.

by Francis Quarles Found in: General Sayings,
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