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Only by the candle, held in the skeleton hand of Poverty, can man
read his own dark heart.

Only by the candle, held in the skeleton hand of Poverty, can man
read his own dark heart.

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Every one hath a foole in his sleeve.

Every one hath a foole in his sleeve.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Let me skim the water with one oar, and with the other touch
sand. [Go not out of your read more

Let me skim the water with one oar, and with the other touch
sand. [Go not out of your depth.]

by Matthew Prior Found in: General Sayings,
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In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used?

In strife who inquires whether stratagem or courage was used?

by David Tuvill Found in: General Sayings,
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So was hir jolly whistel wel y-wette.

So was hir jolly whistel wel y-wette.

by Geoffrey Chaucer Found in: General Sayings,
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What one day gives us, another takes away from us.

What one day gives us, another takes away from us.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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'Tis meet
That noble minds keep ever with their likes:
For who so firm that cannot be read more

'Tis meet
That noble minds keep ever with their likes:
For who so firm that cannot be seduced?

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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A woman scorn'd is pitiless as fate,
For then the dread of shame adds stings to hate.

A woman scorn'd is pitiless as fate,
For then the dread of shame adds stings to hate.

by John Gay Found in: General Sayings,
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Light is that grief which counsel can allay.

Light is that grief which counsel can allay.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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