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2 Famous Quotes by Sir Thomas Overbury

The man who has not anything to boast of but his illustrious ancestors is like a potato,--the only good belonging to him is under ground.

Ancestry Quotes, by Sir Thomas Overbury , Source: Characters

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She makes her hand hard with labour, and her heart soft with pity: and when winter evenings fall early (sitting at her merry wheel), she sings a defiance to the giddy wheel of fortune . . . and fears no manner of ill because she means none.

Songs Quotes, by Sir Thomas Overbury , Source: A Fair and Happy Milkmaid

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