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Let him play the second fiddle who can't play the first.

Let him play the second fiddle who can't play the first.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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Better a near neighbour than a distant cousin.

Better a near neighbour than a distant cousin.

by Italian Proverb Found in: General Sayings,
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A man may cry, Church! Church! at ev'ry word,
With no pore piety than other people--
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A man may cry, Church! Church! at ev'ry word,
With no pore piety than other people--
A daw's not reckoned a religious bird
Because it keeps a-cawing from a steeple.

by Aaron Hill Found in: General Sayings,
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It's absurd to warme one in his armour.

It's absurd to warme one in his armour.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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A gentlemans grayhound, and a salt-box; seeke them at the fire.

A gentlemans grayhound, and a salt-box; seeke them at the fire.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Tender-handed stroke a nettle,
And it stings you for your pains;
Grasp it like a man of read more

Tender-handed stroke a nettle,
And it stings you for your pains;
Grasp it like a man of mettle,
And it soft as silk remains.
'Tis the same with common natures,
Use 'em kindly, they rebel;
But, be rough as nutmeg-graters,
And the rogues obey you well.

by Aaron Hill Found in: General Sayings,
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Light burthens, long borne, growe heavie.
[Light burdens, long borne, grow heavy.]

Light burthens, long borne, growe heavie.
[Light burdens, long borne, grow heavy.]

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The success of the wicked tempts many to sin.

The success of the wicked tempts many to sin.

by Periander Of Corinth Found in: General Sayings,
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A little nonsense now and then
Is relished by the wisest men.

A little nonsense now and then
Is relished by the wisest men.

by Unknown Found in: Nonsense Sayings, General Sayings,
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