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Old houses mended,
Cost little less than new, before they're ended.

Old houses mended,
Cost little less than new, before they're ended.

by Colley Cibber Found in: Architecture Quotes,
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Words are but empty thanks.

Words are but empty thanks.

by Colley Cibber Found in: Words Quotes,
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Now, by St. Paul, the work goes bravely on.

Now, by St. Paul, the work goes bravely on.

by Colley Cibber Found in: Success Quotes,
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Stolen sweets are best.

Stolen sweets are best.

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I've lately had two spiders
Crawling upon my startled hopes--
Now though thy friendly hand has brushed read more

I've lately had two spiders
Crawling upon my startled hopes--
Now though thy friendly hand has brushed 'em from me,
Yet still they crawl offensive to mine eyes:
I would have some kind friend to tread upon 'em.

by Colley Cibber Found in: Spiders Quotes,
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Tea! thou soft, thou sober, sage, and venerable
liquid, . . . thou female tongue-running, smile-smoothing,
heart-opening, wind-tippling read more

Tea! thou soft, thou sober, sage, and venerable
liquid, . . . thou female tongue-running, smile-smoothing,
heart-opening, wind-tippling cordial, to whose glorious
insipidity I owe the happiest moment of my life, let me fall
prostrate.

by Colley Cibber Found in: Tea Quotes,
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The will for the deed.

The will for the deed.

by Colley Cibber Found in: Deeds Quotes,
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This business will never hold water.

This business will never hold water.

by Colley Cibber Found in: Business Quotes,
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Oh, say! what is that thing call'd light,
Which I must ne'er enjoy?
What are the blessings read more

Oh, say! what is that thing call'd light,
Which I must ne'er enjoy?
What are the blessings of the sight?
Oh, tell your poor blind boy!

by Colley Cibber Found in: Blindness Quotes,
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Losers must have leave to speak.

Losers must have leave to speak.

by Colley Cibber Found in: Loss Quotes,
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