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    Through tattered clothes small vices do appear;
    Robes and furred gowns hide all. Plate sin with gold,
    And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks;
    Arm it in rags, a pygmy's straw does pierce it.

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He that is his owne Counsellor knowes nothing sure but what hee
hath laid out.

He that is his owne Counsellor knowes nothing sure but what hee
hath laid out.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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In all labour there is profit.

In all labour there is profit.

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A man of three letters, " F U R."

A man of three letters, " F U R."

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Pardon all but thy selfe.

Pardon all but thy selfe.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Pedigree and ancestry and what we ourselves have not achieved, I
scarcely recognize as our own.

Pedigree and ancestry and what we ourselves have not achieved, I
scarcely recognize as our own.

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Neither do men put new wine into old bottles.

Neither do men put new wine into old bottles.

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Good words are worth much, and cost little.

Good words are worth much, and cost little.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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He that speakes sowes, and he that holds his peace, gathers.

He that speakes sowes, and he that holds his peace, gathers.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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The hatred of relatives is the most violent.
[Lat., Accerima proximorum odia.]

The hatred of relatives is the most violent.
[Lat., Accerima proximorum odia.]

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