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Pride is innate in beauty, and haughtiness is the companion of
the fair.

Pride is innate in beauty, and haughtiness is the companion of
the fair.

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Familiarity breeds contempt.
[Lat., Nimia familiaritas parit contemptum.]

Familiarity breeds contempt.
[Lat., Nimia familiaritas parit contemptum.]

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But ask not thou if happiness be there,
If the loud laugh disguise convulsive throe,
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But ask not thou if happiness be there,
If the loud laugh disguise convulsive throe,
Or if the brow the heart's true livery wear.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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A countenance inconceivably forbidding.

A countenance inconceivably forbidding.

by Ben Jonson Found in: General Sayings,
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Like lips like lettuce (i.e. like has met its like).
(Lat., Similem habent labra lactucam.]

Like lips like lettuce (i.e. like has met its like).
(Lat., Similem habent labra lactucam.]

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Preferment goes by letter and affection.

Preferment goes by letter and affection.

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Some innocents 'scape not the thunderbolt.

Some innocents 'scape not the thunderbolt.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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The devil hath power
To assume a pleasing shape.

The devil hath power
To assume a pleasing shape.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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We do pray for mercy,
And that same prayer doth teach us all to render
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We do pray for mercy,
And that same prayer doth teach us all to render
The deeds of mercy.

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