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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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Have the courage to do something which deserves transportation if
you want to be somebody.

Have the courage to do something which deserves transportation if
you want to be somebody.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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The scalded head feares cold water.

The scalded head feares cold water.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Custom is second nature.
[Lat., Consuetudo est secunda natura.]

Custom is second nature.
[Lat., Consuetudo est secunda natura.]

by Aristotle Found in: General Sayings,
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To go upon the Franciscans Hackney (i.e. on foot).

To go upon the Franciscans Hackney (i.e. on foot).

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Divine grace was never slow.

Divine grace was never slow.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Get what start the sinner may, Retribution, for all her lame leg,
never quits his track.

Get what start the sinner may, Retribution, for all her lame leg,
never quits his track.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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They favour learning whose actions are worthy of a learned pen.

They favour learning whose actions are worthy of a learned pen.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Two other precious drops that ready stood,
Each, in their crystal sluice, he ere they fell
Kiss'd.

Two other precious drops that ready stood,
Each, in their crystal sluice, he ere they fell
Kiss'd.

by Thomas Middleton Found in: General Sayings,
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Let not our proposal be disregarded on the score of our youth.

Let not our proposal be disregarded on the score of our youth.

by David Tuvill Found in: General Sayings,
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