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Nothing under the sun is accidental, least of all that of which
the intention is so clearly evident.
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Nothing under the sun is accidental, least of all that of which
the intention is so clearly evident.
[Ger., Nichts unter der Sonne ist Zufall--am wenigsten das wovon
die Absicht so klar in die Augen leuchtet.]

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For the will and not the gift makes the giver.
[Ger., Denn der Wille
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For the will and not the gift makes the giver.
[Ger., Denn der Wille
Und nicht die Gabe macht den Geber.]

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Joy makes us giddy, dizzy.
[Ger., Die Freude macht drehend, wirblicht.]

Joy makes us giddy, dizzy.
[Ger., Die Freude macht drehend, wirblicht.]

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Borrowing is not much better than begging.
[Ger., Borgen ist nicht viel besser als betteln.]

Borrowing is not much better than begging.
[Ger., Borgen ist nicht viel besser als betteln.]

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The real beggar is indeed the true and only king.
[Ger., Der wahre Bettler ist
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The real beggar is indeed the true and only king.
[Ger., Der wahre Bettler ist
Doch einzig und allein der wahre Konig.]

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While Fell was reposing himself in the hay,
A reptile concealed bit his leg as he lay;
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While Fell was reposing himself in the hay,
A reptile concealed bit his leg as he lay;
But, all venom himself, of the wound he made light,
And got well, while the scorpion died of the bite.

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Suspicion follows close on mistrust.
[Ger., Argwohnen folgt auf Misstrauen.]

Suspicion follows close on mistrust.
[Ger., Argwohnen folgt auf Misstrauen.]

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