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    All swol'n with chafing, down Adonis sits,
    Banning his boist'rous and unruly beast;
    And now the happy season once more fits
    That lovesick Love by pleading may be blest;
    For lovers say the heart hath treble wrong
    When it is barred the aidance of the tongue.

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You play the spaniel,
And think with wagging of your tongue to win me.

You play the spaniel,
And think with wagging of your tongue to win me.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Tongue Quotes,
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My heart is inditing a good matter: I speak of the things which
I have made touching the king: read more

My heart is inditing a good matter: I speak of the things which
I have made touching the king: my tongue is the pen of a ready
writer.

by Bible Found in: Tongue Quotes,
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He rolls it under his tongue as a sweet morsel.

He rolls it under his tongue as a sweet morsel.

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Better the feet slip then the tongue.
[Better the feet slip than the tongue.]

Better the feet slip then the tongue.
[Better the feet slip than the tongue.]

by George Herbert Found in: Tongue Quotes,
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Is there a tongue like Delia's o'er her cup,
That runs for ages without winding up?

Is there a tongue like Delia's o'er her cup,
That runs for ages without winding up?

by Edward Young Found in: Tongue Quotes,
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The tongue is the vile slave's vilest part.
[Lat., Lingua mali pars pessima servi.]

The tongue is the vile slave's vilest part.
[Lat., Lingua mali pars pessima servi.]

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Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.

Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.

by Bible Found in: Tongue Quotes,
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Marry, you are the wiser man; for many a man's tongue shakes out
his master's undoing.

Marry, you are the wiser man; for many a man's tongue shakes out
his master's undoing.

by William Shakespeare Found in: Tongue Quotes,
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The first vertue, sone, if thou wilt lerne,
Is to restreyne and kepen wel thy tonge.

The first vertue, sone, if thou wilt lerne,
Is to restreyne and kepen wel thy tonge.

by Geoffrey Chaucer Found in: Tongue Quotes,
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