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    We hold our greyhound in our hand,
    Our falcon on our glove;
    But where shall we find leash, or band,
    For dame that loves to rove?

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Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world
Like a Colossus, and we petty men
Walk under read more

Why, man, he doth bestride the narrow world
Like a Colossus, and we petty men
Walk under his huge legs and peep about
To find ourselves dishonorable graves.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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Punishment follows close on the heels of crime.

Punishment follows close on the heels of crime.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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I tell the tale as it was told to me.

I tell the tale as it was told to me.

by John Byrom Found in: General Sayings,
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Good habits result from resisting temptation.

Good habits result from resisting temptation.

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The death of a young wolfe doth never come too soon.

The death of a young wolfe doth never come too soon.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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I know myself now, and I feel within me
A peace above all earthly dignities,
A still read more

I know myself now, and I feel within me
A peace above all earthly dignities,
A still and quiet conscience.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that
ruleth his spirit than he read more

He that is slow to anger is better than the mighty; and he that
ruleth his spirit than he that taketh a city.

by Bible Found in: Anger Sayings, General Sayings,
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The Apothecaries morter spoiles the Luters musick.

The Apothecaries morter spoiles the Luters musick.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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The Good are better made by Ill,
As odours crushed are sweeter still.

The Good are better made by Ill,
As odours crushed are sweeter still.

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