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Our common Father and Deliverer, to whose prudence, wisdom and valour we owe our Peace, Liberty and Safety, now leads and directs in the great councils of the nation . . . and now we celebrate an independent Government--an original Constitution! an independent Legislature, at the head of which we this day celebrate, The Father of his Country--We celebrate Washington! We celebrate an independent Empire!

Washington, george Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Pennsylvania Packet, July 9, 1789, p. 284

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An Austrian army awfully arrayed.

Soldiers Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: poet arranged with "apt alliteration's artful aid", first appeared in "The Trifler", May 7, 1817, pr

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The king of France with twenty thousand men Went up the hill, and then came down again: The king of Spain with twenty thousand more Climbed the same hill the French had climbed before.

Soldiers Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: from Sloane Manuscript 1489, written time of Charles I

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Food for the soul. [Lat., Nutrimentum spiritus.]

Libraries Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: inscription on the Berlin Royal Library

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The medicine chest of the soul.

Libraries Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: inscription of a library

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The rise of every man he loved to trace, Up to the very pod O! And, in baboons, our parent race Was found by old Monboddo. Their A, B, C, he made them speak, And learn their qui, quae, quod, O! Till Hebrew, Latin, Welsh, and Greek They knew as well's Monboddo!

Evolution Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: ballad in "Blackwood's Mag" referring to monkey theory of James Burnett (Lord Monboddo)

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The White Plume of Navarre.

Politics Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: name given to the New York "Tribune" during the U.S. Civil War

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Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.

Politics Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: name given to the New York "Tribune" during the U.S. Civil War

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"There beauty half her glory veils, In cabs, those gondolas on wheels."

Livery Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: said to be taken from "May Fair", a satire publication

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Fourth, eleventh, ninth, and sixth, Thirty days to each affix; Every other thirty-one, Except the second month alone.

Months Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: common in Chester County, Pennsylvania, among the Friends

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Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November; All the rest have thirty-one Excepting February alone: Which hath but twenty-eight, in fine, Till lap year gives it twenty-nine.

Months Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: common in New England States

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Thirty days hath September, April, June, and November; February eight-and-twenty all alone, And all the rest have thirty-one: Unless that leap-year doth combine, And give to February twenty-nine.

Months Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Return from Parnassus, (London 1606)

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Thus the fable tells us, that the wren mounted as high as the eagle, by getting upon his back.

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

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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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Here's to France, the moon whose magic rays move the tides of the world.

Toasts Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Frenchman's toast at a banquet in England

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Here's to Great Britain, the sun that gives light to all nations of the world.

Toasts Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Englishman's toast at a banquet in England

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Our country, however bounded.

Toasts Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: toast founded on the speech of Winthrop

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Hier aupres de Charenton Un serpent morait Jean Freron, Que croyez-vous qu'il arriva? Ce fut le serpent qui creva.

Poison Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: imitation from the Greek, also found in Oeuvres Complets de Voltaire, III, p. 1002, 1817, printed as

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Un gros serpent mordit Aurele. Que croyez-vous qu'il arriva? Qu' Aurele en mourut? Bagatelle! Ce fut le serpent qui creva.

Poison Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: in a manuscript commonplace book, probably written at the end of the 18th century, see "Notes and Qu

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How bething the, gentliman, How Adam dalf, and Eve span.

Work Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: from a manuscript of the fifteenth century in the British Museum

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Doubt not but God who sits on high, Thy secret prayers can hear; When a dead wall thus cunningly Conveys soft whispers to the ear.

Prayer Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: verse inscribed in the Whispering Gallery of Gloucester Cathedral

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O God, if in the day of battle I forget Thee, do not Thou forget me.

Prayer Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: attributed to a soldier by William King in "Anecdotes of his own time", p. 7 (ed. 1818)

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I pray the prayer the Easterners do, May the peace of Allah abide with you; Wherever you stay, wherever you go, May the beautiful palms of Allah grow; Through days of labor, and nights of rest, The love of Good Allah make you blest; So I touch my heart--as the Easterners do, May the peace of Allah abide with you.

Prayer Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: Salaam Alaikum (Peace be with you.)

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Huzzaed out of my seven senses.

Sense Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: in the "Spectator", no. 616, Nov, 5, 1774

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Our life's a flying shadow, God the pole, The needle pointing to Him is our soul.

Influence Quotes, by Unattributed Author , Source: on a slab in Bishop Joceline's crypt in Glasgow cathedral

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