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I was taken by a morsell, saies the fish.
[I was taken by a morsel, says the fish.]

I was taken by a morsell, saies the fish.
[I was taken by a morsel, says the fish.]

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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But who alas! can love and then be wise?

But who alas! can love and then be wise?

by John Byrom Found in: General Sayings,
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I would have thee gone,
And yet no further than a wanton's bird,
Who lets it hop read more

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.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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Giving is dead, restoring very sicke.

Giving is dead, restoring very sicke.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Hee looseth nothing, that looseth not God.

Hee looseth nothing, that looseth not God.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Prodigal of the property of others, sparing of his own.

Prodigal of the property of others, sparing of his own.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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A curst Cow hath short hornes.
[A curst cow has short horns.]

A curst Cow hath short hornes.
[A curst cow has short horns.]

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Halfe the world knowes not how the other halfe lies.

Halfe the world knowes not how the other halfe lies.

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It is a proof of nobility of mind to despise injuries.

It is a proof of nobility of mind to despise injuries.

by Sir Walter Scott Found in: General Sayings,
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