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Crime oft recoils upon the author's head.

Crime oft recoils upon the author's head.

by Sir Walter Scott Found in: General Sayings,
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It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear, not to skin his
sheep.

It is the duty of a good shepherd to shear, not to skin his
sheep.

by Laurence Sterne Found in: General Sayings,
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Nothing is so intolerable as a woman with a long purse.

Nothing is so intolerable as a woman with a long purse.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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The house is a fine house, when good folks are within.

The house is a fine house, when good folks are within.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Ah! when the means are gone that buy this praise,
The breath is gone whereof this praise is made.

Ah! when the means are gone that buy this praise,
The breath is gone whereof this praise is made.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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The thought hath good leggs, and the quill a good tongue.

The thought hath good leggs, and the quill a good tongue.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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He shall find the rugged thistle bursting
Into glossy purples, that outredden
All voluptuous garden roses.

He shall find the rugged thistle bursting
Into glossy purples, that outredden
All voluptuous garden roses.

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He rejoices to have made his way by ruin of others.
[Lat., Gaudensque viam fecisse ruina.]

He rejoices to have made his way by ruin of others.
[Lat., Gaudensque viam fecisse ruina.]

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We hate the hawk because he ever lives in battle.

We hate the hawk because he ever lives in battle.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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