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But we that have but span-long life, The thicker must lay on the pleasure; And since time will not stay, We'll add night to the day, Thus, thus we'll fill the measure.

Night Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Duet printed 1795, probably of earlier date

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Era of good feeling.

Feeling Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: title of an article in the Boston "Centinel"

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The deep slumber of a decided opinion.

Opinion Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Thoughts for the Cloister and Crowd, London, 1835, p. 21, quoted by Mill in "Liberty"

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From the lone shielding on the misty island Mountains divide us, and the waste of seas-- But still the blood is strong, the heart is Highland, And we in dreams behold the Hebrides.

Love of country Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Canadian Boat Song, first appeared in "Blackwood's Magazine" and attributed to various authors

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We will fight them in the air, land and sea, and their aggression will achieve nothing but failure.

War Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: about U.S./British air strikes on Iraq, broadcast on Iraqi television

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Oft he that doth abide Is cause of his own paine, But he that flieth in good tide Perhaps may fight again.

War Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: A Pleasant Satyre or Poesie, from the French (about 1595)

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Who first comes to this world below With drear November's fog and snow Should prize the Topaz' amber hue-- Emblem of friends and lovers true.

Jewels Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: November, in "Notes and Queries", May 11, 1889, p. 371

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The first of April, some do say Is set apart for All Fools' day; But why the people call it so, Nor I, nor they themselves, do know.

April Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Poor Robin's Almanac--All Fools' Day

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A fishmonger's wife may feed of a conger; but a serving-man's wife may starve for hunger.

Hunger Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Health to the Gentlemanly Profession of Servingmen

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Life is an uncharted ocean. The cautious mariner must needs take Many soundings ere he conduct his barque to port in safety.

Life Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: epigraph from Soundings by A. Hamilton Gibbs

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Sancta Maria ad Nives.

Snow Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: name of the basilica dedicated to Our Lady, now known as Santa Maria Maggiora

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Terrible he rode alone, With his yemen sword for aid; Ornament it carried none But the notches on the blade.

Soldiers Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: The Death Feud--An Arab War Song (st. 14), in "Tait's Edinburgh Magazine", July, 1850, translation s

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I think Nature hath lost the mould Where she her shape did take; Or else I doubt if Nature could So fair a creature make.

Women Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: A Praise of his Lady, in "Tottel's Miscellany"

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Thee is a skeleton on every house.

Secrecy Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Italian Tales of Humour, Gallantry and Romance, s saying in a story

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Your fame shall (spite of proverbs) make it plain To write in water's not to write in vain.

Fame Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Art of Painting in Water Colours, in preface to Sir William Sanderson

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Those pigmy tribes of Panton street, Those hardy blades, those hearts of oak, Obedient to a tyrant's yoke.

England Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: A Monstrous good Lounge (p. 5)

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"Ten acres and a mule."

Agriculture Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: American phrase indicating the expectations of emancipated slaves

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And then the wren gan scippen and to daunce.

Wrens Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: in the "Tatler", no. 224

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Either this or upon this. (Either bring this back or be brought back upon it.)

War Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: said to be a Spartan mother's words to her son on giving him his shield

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If cold December gave you birth, The month of snow and ice and mirth, Place on you hand a Turquoise blue, Success will bless whate'er you do.

Jewels Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: December, in "Notes and Queries", May 11, 1889, p. 371

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Gently running made sweet music with the enameled stones and seemed to give a gentle kiss to every sedge he overtook in his watery pilgrimage.

Brooks Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Seven Champions (pt. III, ch. XII)

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The physician heals, Nature makes well. [Lat., Medicus curat, Natura sanat morbus.]

Medicine Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Regimen Sanitatis Salernitanum, (edition 1607)

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Jesus Christ is risen to-day, Our triumphant holy day; Who did once upon the cross Suffer to redeem our loss. Hallelujah!

Easter Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Jesus Christ is Risen To-day, from a Latin hymn of the 15th century (translator unknown)

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Mind your P's and Q's.

Proverbs Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: possibly from the old custom of hanging a slate in a tavern with P and Q (for pints and quarts) unde

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There are four kinds of people, three of which are to be avoided and the fourth cultivated: those who don't know that they don't know; those who know that they don't know; those who don't know that they know; and those who know that they know.

Proverbs Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: rendering of an Arab proverb

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