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    But neither bended knees, pure hands held up,
    Sad sighs, deep groans, nor silver-shedding tears,
    Could penetrate her uncompassionate sire.

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Only by the candle, held in the skeleton hand of Poverty, can man
read his own dark heart.

Only by the candle, held in the skeleton hand of Poverty, can man
read his own dark heart.

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No man ever properly calculates from time to time what it is his
duty to avoid.

No man ever properly calculates from time to time what it is his
duty to avoid.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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If folly were griefe every house would weepe.

If folly were griefe every house would weepe.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Let him play the second fiddle who can't play the first.

Let him play the second fiddle who can't play the first.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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He that doth what he should not, shall feele what he would not.

He that doth what he should not, shall feele what he would not.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Vertue flies from the heart of a Mercenary man.

Vertue flies from the heart of a Mercenary man.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Idleness induces caprice.

Idleness induces caprice.

by James Russell Lowell Found in: General Sayings,
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What's gone, and what's past help,
Should be past grieve.

What's gone, and what's past help,
Should be past grieve.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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A noble plant suites not with a stubborne ground.

A noble plant suites not with a stubborne ground.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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