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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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Praise a hill, but keepe below.

Praise a hill, but keepe below.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.

The mould of a man's fortune is in his own hands.

by Aristotle Found in: General Sayings,
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Be not too thick with anybody; your joys will be fewer, and so
will pains.

Be not too thick with anybody; your joys will be fewer, and so
will pains.

by Mrs. Manley Found in: General Sayings,
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Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety.

Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower, safety.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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Patience is the remedy for every misfortune.

Patience is the remedy for every misfortune.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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A hand may first, and then a lip be kiss'd.

A hand may first, and then a lip be kiss'd.

by John Byrom Found in: General Sayings,
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The rills of pleasure never run sincere,
(Earth has no unpolluted spring)
From the cursed soil some read more

The rills of pleasure never run sincere,
(Earth has no unpolluted spring)
From the cursed soil some dang'rous taint they bear;
So roses grow on thorns, and honey wears a sting.

by William Watson 1 Found in: General Sayings,
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Good laws are the offspring of bad actions.

Good laws are the offspring of bad actions.

by Charles Macklin Found in: General Sayings,
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