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Those, that with haste will make a mighty fire,
Begin it with weak straws.

Those, that with haste will make a mighty fire,
Begin it with weak straws.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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He that takes not up a pin, slights his wife.

He that takes not up a pin, slights his wife.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Fight thou with shafts of silver, and o'ercome
When no force else can get the masterdom.

Fight thou with shafts of silver, and o'ercome
When no force else can get the masterdom.

by Robert Herrick Found in: General Sayings,
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This formal fool, your man, speaks naught but proverbs,
And speak men what they can to him he'll answer
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This formal fool, your man, speaks naught but proverbs,
And speak men what they can to him he'll answer
With some rhyme, rotten sentence, or old saying,
Such spokes as ye ancient of ye parish use.

by Henry Porter 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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"Rogue that I am," he whispers to himself,
"I lie, I cheat--do anything for pelf,
But who read more

"Rogue that I am," he whispers to himself,
"I lie, I cheat--do anything for pelf,
But who on earth can say I am not pious?"

by Aaron Hill Found in: General Sayings,
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Be stirring as the time, be fire with fire;
Threaten the threat'ner, and outface the brow
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Be stirring as the time, be fire with fire;
Threaten the threat'ner, and outface the brow
Of bragging horror.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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A hatt is not made for one shower.

A hatt is not made for one shower.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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To steale the Hog, and give the feet for almes.
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To steale the Hog, and give the feet for almes.
[To steal the hog, and give the feet to alms.]

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