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Idle people have the least leisure.

Idle people have the least leisure.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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Falsehoods border on truths.

Falsehoods border on truths.

by Charles Churchill Found in: General Sayings,
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To wish to be cured is half way towards cure.

To wish to be cured is half way towards cure.

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Nothing emboldens sin so much as mercy.

Nothing emboldens sin so much as mercy.

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At morn the blackcock trims his jetty wing,
'Tis morning prompts the linnet's blithest lay;
All Nature's read more

At morn the blackcock trims his jetty wing,
'Tis morning prompts the linnet's blithest lay;
All Nature's children feel the matin spring
Of life reviving, with reviving day.

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Oh! too convincing--dangerously dear--
In woman's eye the unanswerable tear!
That weapon of her weakness she can read more

Oh! too convincing--dangerously dear--
In woman's eye the unanswerable tear!
That weapon of her weakness she can wield,
To save, subdue--at once her spear and shield.

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Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,
Old time is still a-flying;
And this same flower that smiles read more

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,
Old time is still a-flying;
And this same flower that smiles to-day,
To-morrow may be dying.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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You cannot know wine by the barrell.
[You cannot know the wine by the barrel.]

You cannot know wine by the barrell.
[You cannot know the wine by the barrel.]

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Now, my sere fancy "falls into the yellow
Leaf," and imagination droops her pinion;
And the sad read more

Now, my sere fancy "falls into the yellow
Leaf," and imagination droops her pinion;
And the sad truth, which hovers o'er my desk,
Turns what was once romantic to burlesque.

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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