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6 Famous Quotes by Sir John Davies
4/16/1569 - 12/8/1626
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There was a man bespake a think, Which when the owner home did bring, He that made it did refuse it: And he that brought it would not use it, And he that hath it doth now know Whether he hath it yea or no.

Undertakers Quotes, by Sir John Davies , Source: Riddle upon a Coffin

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Deeds are males, words females are.

Deeds Quotes, by Sir John Davies , Source: Scene of Folly (p. 147)

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Much like a subtle spider, which doth sit In middle of her web, which spreadeth wide: If aught do touch the utmost thread of it, She feels it instantly on every side.

Spiders Quotes, by Sir John Davies , Source: The Immortality of the Soul (sec. XVIII, Feeling)

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For what made that in glory shine so long But poets' Pens, pluckt from Archangels' wings?

Pen Quotes, by Sir John Davies , Source: Bien Venu

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Zeal without knowledge is the sister of folly.

Zeal Quotes, by Sir John Davies

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Zeal without knowledge is the sister of folly.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Sir John Davies

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