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Many kisse the hand they wish cut off.

Many kisse the hand they wish cut off.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Envy is blind, and is only clever in depreciating the virtues of
others.

Envy is blind, and is only clever in depreciating the virtues of
others.

by Sir Roger L'estrange Found in: General Sayings,
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I would have thee gone,
And yet no further than a wanton's bird,
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I would have thee gone,
And yet no further than a wanton's bird,
Who lets it hop a little from her hand,
Like a poor prisoner in his twisted gyves,
And with a silk thread plucks it back again.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.

Come what may, all bad fortune is to be conquered by endurance.

by David Tuvill Found in: General Sayings,
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'Tis gone: a thousand such have slipt
Away from my embraces:
And fallen into the dusty crypt
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'Tis gone: a thousand such have slipt
Away from my embraces:
And fallen into the dusty crypt
Of darken'd forms and faces.

by Lord Alfred Tennyson Found in: General Sayings,
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To pull the chestnuts from the fire with the cat's paw.

To pull the chestnuts from the fire with the cat's paw.

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Small things become the small.

Small things become the small.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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When we have what we like 'tis hard to miss it.

When we have what we like 'tis hard to miss it.

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Let not a god interfere unless where a god's assistance is
necessary. [Adopt extreme measures only in extreme cases.]

Let not a god interfere unless where a god's assistance is
necessary. [Adopt extreme measures only in extreme cases.]

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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