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Hee that is in a Taverne thinkes he is in a vine-garden.

Hee that is in a Taverne thinkes he is in a vine-garden.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Evils have their comfort, good none can support.

Evils have their comfort, good none can support.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Oft expectation fails, and most oft there,
Where most it promises.

Oft expectation fails, and most oft there,
Where most it promises.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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Yestreen, when to the trembling string
The dance gaed thro' the lighted ha',
To thee my fancy read more

Yestreen, when to the trembling string
The dance gaed thro' the lighted ha',
To thee my fancy took its wing;
I sat, but neither heard nor saw.

by John Bunyan Found in: General Sayings,
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Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
[Lat., Noli equi dentes inspicere donati.]

Never look a gift horse in the mouth.
[Lat., Noli equi dentes inspicere donati.]

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He that doth what he should not, shall feele what he would not.

He that doth what he should not, shall feele what he would not.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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Corne is cleaned with winde, and the soule with chastnings.

Corne is cleaned with winde, and the soule with chastnings.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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A little given seasonably excuses a great gift.

A little given seasonably excuses a great gift.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.

A country can be judged by the quality of its proverbs.

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