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    But he, whose humours spurn law's awful yoke,
    Must herd with those, by whom law's bonds are broke.

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When you are an Anvill, hold you still; when you are a hammer,
strike your fill.

When you are an Anvill, hold you still; when you are a hammer,
strike your fill.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Whatever is made by the hand of man, by the hand of man may be
overturned.

Whatever is made by the hand of man, by the hand of man may be
overturned.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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He that beleeveth all, misseth; hee that beleeveth nothing, hitts
not.

He that beleeveth all, misseth; hee that beleeveth nothing, hitts
not.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Hit the nail on the head.

Hit the nail on the head.

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In truth it is best to learn wisdom, and abandoning all nonsense,
to leave it to boys to enjoy read more

In truth it is best to learn wisdom, and abandoning all nonsense,
to leave it to boys to enjoy their season of play and mirth.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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They that hold the greatest farmes, pay the least rent (applyed
to rich men that are unthankful to God).

They that hold the greatest farmes, pay the least rent (applyed
to rich men that are unthankful to God).

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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One sorrow never comes but brings an heir,
That may succeed as his inheritor;
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One sorrow never comes but brings an heir,
That may succeed as his inheritor;
And so in ours, some neighboring nation,
Taking advantage of our misery,
Hath stuffed the hollow vessels with their power,
To beat us down, the which are down already;
And make a conquest of unhappy,
Whereas no glory 's got to overcome.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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Of all smells, bread: of all tasts, salt.

Of all smells, bread: of all tasts, salt.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Though you rise early, yet the day comes at his time, and not
till then.

Though you rise early, yet the day comes at his time, and not
till then.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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