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    Like a young eagle, who has lent his plume
    To fledge the shaft by which he meets his doom,
    See their own feathers pluck'd, to wing the dart,
    Which rank corruption destines for their heart!

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Thursday come, and the week's gone.

Thursday come, and the week's gone.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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The heart of kings is unsearchable.

The heart of kings is unsearchable.

by Bible Found in: General Sayings,
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He never sought to stem the current. [Of a statesman who
accommodates his views to public opinion.]

He never sought to stem the current. [Of a statesman who
accommodates his views to public opinion.]

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot
That it doth singe yourself.

Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot
That it doth singe yourself.

by William Shakespeare Found in: General Sayings,
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The pen is mightier than the sword.

The pen is mightier than the sword.

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All seems infected that th' infected spy,
As all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye.

All seems infected that th' infected spy,
As all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye.

by Robert Pollok Found in: General Sayings,
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Nothing is to be presumed on, or despaired of.

Nothing is to be presumed on, or despaired of.

by George Herbert Found in: General Sayings,
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The pain
Remembrance gives, when the fix'd dart
Is stirred thus in the wound again.

The pain
Remembrance gives, when the fix'd dart
Is stirred thus in the wound again.

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Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial
in the shade?

Hide not your talents, they for use were made. What's a sundial
in the shade?

by Unknown Found in: General Sayings,
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