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    I would have thee gone,
    And yet no further than a wanton's bird,
    Who lets it hop a little from her hand,
    Like a poor prisoner in his twisted gyves,
    And with a silk thread plucks it back again.

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He that is afraid of leaves, goes not to the wood.

He that is afraid of leaves, goes not to the wood.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Punishment follows close on the heels of crime.

Punishment follows close on the heels of crime.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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He that is angry at a feast is rude.

He that is angry at a feast is rude.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Like people, like priest.

Like people, like priest.

by Bible Found in: General Sayings,
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He carries a stone in one hand, and offers bread with the other.
[Lat., Altera manu fert lapidem, altera read more

He carries a stone in one hand, and offers bread with the other.
[Lat., Altera manu fert lapidem, altera panem ostentat.]

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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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Alas! sir,
In what have I offended you? What cause
Hath my behaviour given to your displeasure?

Alas! sir,
In what have I offended you? What cause
Hath my behaviour given to your displeasure?

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and
hatred therewith.

Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and
hatred therewith.

by Bible Found in: Eating Sayings, General Sayings,
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Danger comes on us more speedily when we treat it with contempt.

Danger comes on us more speedily when we treat it with contempt.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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