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This is truth the poet sings, That a sorrow's crown of sorrows is remembering happier things.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: motto for Mariana, taken from Shakespeare "Comedy of Errors", III, i (Vincentio, the Duke)

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This oiled and curled Assyrian bull, Smelling of musk and of insolence.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: motto for Mariana, taken from Shakespeare "Comedy of Errors", III, i (Vincentio, the Duke)

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'Tis gone: a thousand such have slipt Away from my embraces: And fallen into the dusty crypt Of darken'd forms and faces.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: motto for Mariana, taken from Shakespeare "Comedy of Errors", III, i (Vincentio, the Duke)

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To pluck the vicious quitch Of blood and custom wholly out of him, And make all clean and plant himself afresh.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: motto for Mariana, taken from Shakespeare "Comedy of Errors", III, i (Vincentio, the Duke)

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Treading softly like a thief, Lest the harsh shingle should grate underfoot, And feeling all along the garden wall.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: motto for Mariana, taken from Shakespeare "Comedy of Errors", III, i (Vincentio, the Duke)

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Turn, Fortune, turn thy wheel, and lower the proud.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: motto for Mariana, taken from Shakespeare "Comedy of Errors", III, i (Vincentio, the Duke)

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When his heart is glad Of the full harvest, I will speak to him.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: motto for Mariana, taken from Shakespeare "Comedy of Errors", III, i (Vincentio, the Duke)

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While I plan, and plan, my hair Is gray before I know it.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: motto for Mariana, taken from Shakespeare "Comedy of Errors", III, i (Vincentio, the Duke)

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With no more sign of wisdom than a beard.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: motto for Mariana, taken from Shakespeare "Comedy of Errors", III, i (Vincentio, the Duke)

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Marriages are made in Heaven.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Aylmer's Field (l. 188)

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And on her lover's arm she leant, And round her waist she felt it fold, And far across the hills they went, In that new world that is the old.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Day Dream--The Departure (I)

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He makes no friend who never made a foe.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Idylls of the King--Launcelot and Elaine (l. 1109)

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Never morning wore To evening, but some heart did break.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam, pt. VI

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And from his ashes may be made The violet of his native land.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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All men have more consideration for themselves than for others.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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As many men, so many opinions.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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Deception follows on the heels of deception.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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Flattery brings friends, but the truth begets enmity.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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Give place to your superiors.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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He who says what he likes, must hear what he does not like.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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How much of injustice and depravity is sanctioned by custom!

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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I am myself a man, and nothing relating to men is a matter of indifference to me.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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I give not gold for mere expectations.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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I hold a wolf by the ears. [I am in a dilemma I have caught a Tartar.]

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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I know not which way to turn. [I am in a quandary.]

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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