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Better a bad excuse, than none at all.

Better a bad excuse, than none at all.

by William Camden Found in: General Sayings,
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For there's no motion
That tends to vice in man, but I affirm
It is the woman's read more

For there's no motion
That tends to vice in man, but I affirm
It is the woman's part.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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A man's destiny is alwayes dark.

A man's destiny is alwayes dark.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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In idle wishes fools supinely stay;
Be there a will,--and wisdom finds a way.

In idle wishes fools supinely stay;
Be there a will,--and wisdom finds a way.

by William Cowper Found in: General Sayings,
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The smell of money is good, come whence it may. [Alluding to
Vespasian's tax on ordure.]

The smell of money is good, come whence it may. [Alluding to
Vespasian's tax on ordure.]

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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Fair ladies mask'd are roses in their bud.

Fair ladies mask'd are roses in their bud.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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To a fair day open the window, but make you ready as to a foule.

To a fair day open the window, but make you ready as to a foule.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Hee that is in a towne in May loseth his spring.

Hee that is in a towne in May loseth his spring.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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But sighs subside, and tears (even widows') shrink,
Like Arno in the summer, to a shallow.

But sighs subside, and tears (even widows') shrink,
Like Arno in the summer, to a shallow.

by John Byrom Found in: General Sayings,
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