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    The rills of pleasure never run sincere,
    (Earth has no unpolluted spring)
    From the cursed soil some dang'rous taint they bear;
    So roses grow on thorns, and honey wears a sting.

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Strike the iron whilst it is hot.

Strike the iron whilst it is hot.

by Francois Rabelais Found in: General Sayings,
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He talks nonsense.

He talks nonsense.

by David Tuvill Found in: General Sayings,
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You must loose a flie to catch a trout.
[You must lose a fly to catch a trout.]

You must loose a flie to catch a trout.
[You must lose a fly to catch a trout.]

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Wisdom often exists under a shabby coat.

Wisdom often exists under a shabby coat.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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Be ever engaged, so that whenever the devil calls he may find you
occupied.

Be ever engaged, so that whenever the devil calls he may find you
occupied.

by Thomas Hughes Found in: General Sayings,
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Knowledge makes one laugh, but wealth makes one dance.

Knowledge makes one laugh, but wealth makes one dance.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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In chusing a wife, and buying a sword, we ought not to trust
another.

In chusing a wife, and buying a sword, we ought not to trust
another.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Where it concerns himself,
Who's angry at a slander, makes it true.

Where it concerns himself,
Who's angry at a slander, makes it true.

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Threatned men eat bread, says the Spaniard.

Threatned men eat bread, says the Spaniard.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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