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None make a greater show of sorrow than those who are most
delighted.

None make a greater show of sorrow than those who are most
delighted.

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He that hath the spice, may season as he list.

He that hath the spice, may season as he list.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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He has no other recommendation, save an assumed and crafty
solemnity of demeanour.

He has no other recommendation, save an assumed and crafty
solemnity of demeanour.

by Charles Churchill Found in: General Sayings,
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O, while you live, tell truth, and shame the devil.

O, while you live, tell truth, and shame the devil.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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Had the crow only fed without cawing she would have had more to
eat, and much less of strife read more

Had the crow only fed without cawing she would have had more to
eat, and much less of strife and envy to contend with. [To noise
abroad our success is to invite envy and competition.]

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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He that endures is not overcome.

He that endures is not overcome.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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I wrote these verses, but another claimed the merit of them.

I wrote these verses, but another claimed the merit of them.

by David Tuvill Found in: General Sayings,
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Often do the spirits
Of great events stride on before the events,
And in to-day already walks read more

Often do the spirits
Of great events stride on before the events,
And in to-day already walks to-morrow.

by Lord Edward Coke Found in: General Sayings,
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'Tis all in vain to keep a constant pother
About one vice and fall into another.

'Tis all in vain to keep a constant pother
About one vice and fall into another.

by Robert Pollok Found in: General Sayings,
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