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Wine is a turne-coate (first a friend, then an enemy).

Wine is a turne-coate (first a friend, then an enemy).

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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The ox longs for the gaudy trappings of the horse; the lazy
pack-horse would fain plough. [We envy the read more

The ox longs for the gaudy trappings of the horse; the lazy
pack-horse would fain plough. [We envy the position of others,
dissatisfied with our own.]

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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When in doubt, do nowt.

When in doubt, do nowt.

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Variety's the very spice of life,
That gives it all its flavour.

Variety's the very spice of life,
That gives it all its flavour.

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Hidden knowledge differs little from ignorance.

Hidden knowledge differs little from ignorance.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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Threatned men eat bread, says the Spaniard.

Threatned men eat bread, says the Spaniard.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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No time like the present.

No time like the present.

by Mrs. Manley Found in: General Sayings,
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The property of others is always more inviting than our own; and
that which we ourselves possess is most read more

The property of others is always more inviting than our own; and
that which we ourselves possess is most pleasing to others.

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Rains driven by storms fall not perpetually on the land already
sodden, neither do varying gales for ever disturb read more

Rains driven by storms fall not perpetually on the land already
sodden, neither do varying gales for ever disturb the Caspian
sea.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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