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    When the oak is before the ash, then you will only get a splash;
    when the ash is before the oak, then you may expect a soak.

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Better be a foole then a knave.

Better be a foole then a knave.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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The Bathe of the Blackamoor hath sworne not to whiten.

The Bathe of the Blackamoor hath sworne not to whiten.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Do what you should, not what you may.

Do what you should, not what you may.

by Sir Walter Scott Found in: General Sayings,
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Straining breaks the bow, and relaxation relieves the mind.
[Lat., Arcum intensio frangit, animum remissio.]

Straining breaks the bow, and relaxation relieves the mind.
[Lat., Arcum intensio frangit, animum remissio.]

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Nothing is difficult in the eyes of a lover.

Nothing is difficult in the eyes of a lover.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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Through tattered clothes small vices do appear;
Robes and furred gowns hide all.

Through tattered clothes small vices do appear;
Robes and furred gowns hide all.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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He who gets the better of an irascible temperament conquers his
worst enemy.

He who gets the better of an irascible temperament conquers his
worst enemy.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of
the fool: this also is read more

For as the crackling of thorns under a pot, so is the laughter of
the fool: this also is vanity.

by Bible Found in: Laughter Sayings, General Sayings,
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To gaine teacheth how to spend.

To gaine teacheth how to spend.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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