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When treading London's well-known ground If e'er I feel my spirits tire, I haul my sail, look up around, In search of Whitbread's best entire. - Unattributed Author,

Drinking Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: from "The Myrtle and the Vine"--A Complete Vocal Library--A Pot of Porter, Ho!

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And I wish his soul in heaven may dwell, Who first invented this leathern bottel!

Drinking Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Leathern Bottel

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Drinking will make a man quaff, Quaffing will make a man sing, Singing will make a man laugh, And laughing long life doth bring, Says old Simon the King. - Unattributed Author, Old Sir Simon the King,

Drinking Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Old Sir Simon the King, referring to Simon Wadloe, tavern-keeper at the "Devil," Fleet Street, about

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This is the best world, that we live in, To lend and to spend and to give in: But to borrow, or beg, or to get a man's own, It is the worst world that ever was known.

World Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: A Collection of Epigrams

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Long ago a man of the world was defined as a man who in every serious crisis is invariably wrong.

World Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Fortnightly Review--Armageddon--And After (p. 36)

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This Booke When Brasse and Marble fade, shall make thee looke Fresh to all Ages.

Shakespeare Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Commentary Verses prefixed to the folio of Shakespeare

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Few of the university pen plaies well, they smell too much of that writer Ovid and that writer Metamorphosis and talk too much of Prosperpina and Jupiter. Why, here's our fellow Shakespeare puts them all down. Aye, and Ben Jonson too. O that B.J. is a pestilent fellow, he brought up Horace giving poets a pill, but our fellow, Shakespeare, hath given him a purge that made him beray his credit.

Shakespeare Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: The Return from Parnassus; or, the Scourge of Simony (act IV, sc. 3)

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A blind bargain.

Business Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Merrie Tales of the Madmen of Gottam

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Nation of shopkeepers.

Business Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Merrie Tales of the Madmen of Gottam

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Cricket is a game that owes much of its unique appeal to the fact that it should be played not only within its Laws but also within the Spirit of the Game.

Books (first lines) Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: The Laws of Cricket

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1a \'a\ n, pl a's or as \'az\ often cap, often attrib (bef. 12c) 1 a : the 1st letter of the English alphabet b : a representation of this letter c : a speech counterpart of orthographic a 2 : the 6th tone of a C-major scale 3 : a graphic device for reproducing the letter a 4 : one designated a esp. as the 1st in order or class 5 a : a grade rating a student's work as superior in quality b : one graded or rated with an A 6 : something shaped like the letter A - Unattributed Author,

Books (first lines) Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (10th edition)

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Baseball is a game between two teams of nine players each, under direction of a manager, played on an enclosed field in accordance with these rules, under jurisdiction of one or more umpires.

Books (first lines) Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Official Rules of Baseball, Rule 1.01

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'Tis bad enough in man or woman To steal a goose from off a common; But surely he's without excuse Who steals a common from the goose.

Thieving Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Epigram, in Carey's "Commonplace Book of Epigrams"

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As drifting logs of wood may haply meet On ocean's waters surging to and fro, And having met, drift once again apart, So, fleeting is the intercourse of men. E'en as a traveler meeting with the shade Of some o'erhung tree, awhile reposes, Then leaves its shelter to pursue his ways, So men meet friends, then part with them for ever.

Meeting Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Code of Manu, translation in "Words of Wisdom"

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Laurel crowned Horatius True, how true the saying, Swift as wind flies over us Time devouring, slaying. [Lat., Lauriger Horatius Quam dixisti verum; Fugit curo citius Tempus edax rerum.]

Time Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: translated by John Addington Symonds

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Six hours in sleep is enough for youth and age. Perhaps seven for the lazy, but we allow eight to no one.

Time Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Collectio Salernitans (vol. II, l. 130, ed. De Renzi)

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Medicine for the soul.

Books Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Diodorus Siculus (I, 49, 3), inscription over the door of the Library at Thebes

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The February born will find Sincerity and peace of mind; Freedom from passion and from care, If they the Pearl (also green Amethyst) will wear.

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

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Tell me, shepherds, have you seen My Flora pass this way? In shape and feature Beauty's queen, In pastoral array.

Beauty Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: The Wreath, from "The Lyre"

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When all else fails, duck. It's not practical, but it can be momentarily comforting.

Failure Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: UNIT Procedures Manual, Zen Division.

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Happy am I; from care I'm free! Why aren't they all contented like me?

Content Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Opera of La Bayadere

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The proverbial wisdom of the populace in the streets, on the roads, and in the markets, instructs the ear of him who studies man more fully than a thousand rules ostentatiously arranged.

Public Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Proverbs, or the Manual of Wisdom, on the title page, printed for Tabart & Co., London (1804)

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Despotism tempered by assassination, that is our Magna Carta. [Fr., Le despotisme tempere par l'assassinat, c'est notre magna charta.]

Government Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: said by a Russian noble to Count Munster on the assassination of Paul I, emperor of Russia

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Oh, we are weary pilgrims; to this wilderness we bring A Church without a bishop, a State without a King.

Government Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Puritan's Mistake

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A government of laws, and not of men.

Government Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Puritan's Mistake

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