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Send a wise man on an errand, and say nothing unto him.

Send a wise man on an errand, and say nothing unto him.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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We Batchelors laugh and shew our teeth, but you married men laugh
till your hearts ake.

We Batchelors laugh and shew our teeth, but you married men laugh
till your hearts ake.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Small habits, well pursued betimes,
May reach the dignity of crimes.

Small habits, well pursued betimes,
May reach the dignity of crimes.

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I gave the mouse a hole, and she is become my heire.

I gave the mouse a hole, and she is become my heire.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Busily engaged in doing nothing. [A squirrel in a cage.]

Busily engaged in doing nothing. [A squirrel in a cage.]

by Sir Walter Scott Found in: General Sayings,
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Passion and strife bow down the mind.

Passion and strife bow down the mind.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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Like a young eagle, who has lent his plume
To fledge the shaft by which he meets his doom,
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Like a young eagle, who has lent his plume
To fledge the shaft by which he meets his doom,
See their own feathers pluck'd, to wing the dart,
Which rank corruption destines for their heart!

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One faire day in winter makes not birds merrie.

One faire day in winter makes not birds merrie.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Nothing moves more quickly than scandal.

Nothing moves more quickly than scandal.

by Sir Roger L'estrange Found in: General Sayings,
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