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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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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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Stolen sweets are best.

Stolen sweets are best.

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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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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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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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So mourn'd the dame of Ephesus her Love,
And thus the Soldier arm'd with Resolution
Told his read more

So mourn'd the dame of Ephesus her Love,
And thus the Soldier arm'd with Resolution
Told his soft Tale, and was a thriving Wooer.

by Colley Cibber Found in: Wooing Quotes,
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The aspiring youth that fired the Ephesian dome
Outlives, in fame, the pious fool that rais'd it.

The aspiring youth that fired the Ephesian dome
Outlives, in fame, the pious fool that rais'd it.

by Colley Cibber Found in: Fame Quotes,
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