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32 Hair Quotes

And yonder sits a maiden, The fairest of the fair, With gold in her garment glittering, And she combs her golden hair.

Heinrich Heine Quotes , Source: The Lorelei (st. 3)

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The person who doesn't scatter the morning dew will not comb gray hairs

Irish Proverb Quotes

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The hair is the richest ornament of women.

Martin Luther Quotes

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His hair stood upright like porcupine quills.

Giovanni Boccaccio Quotes , Source: Decameron (fifth day, Nov. 8)

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Those curious locks so aptly twin'd, Whose every hair a soul doth bind.

Thomas Carew Quotes , Source: To A.L.--Persuasions to Love (l.37)

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And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he is left alone: if mischief befall him by the way in the which we go, then shall ye bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

Bible Quotes , Source: Genesis (ch. XLII, v. 38)

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When they told it unto David, he sent to meet them, because the men were greatly ashamed: and the king said, Tarry at Jericho until your beards be grown, and then return.

Bible Quotes , Source: II Samuel (ch. X, v. 5)

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But the very hairs of your head are all numbered.

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. X, v. 30)

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The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XVII, v. 31)

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And from that luckless hour my tyrant fair Has led and turned me by a single hair.

Robert Bland Quotes , Source: Anthology (p. 20), (edition 1813)

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Dear, dead women, with such hair, too--what's become of all the gold Used to hang and brush their bosoms?

Robert Browning Quotes , Source: Men and Women--A Toccata of Galuppi's (st. 15)

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And though it be a two-foot trout, 'Tis with a single hair pulled out.

Samuel Butler (1) Quotes , Source: Hudibras

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It is foolish to pluck out one's hair for sorrow, as if grief could be assuaged by baldness. [Lat., Stultum est in luctu capillum sibi evellere, quasi calvito maeror levaretur.]

Cicero (Marcus Tullius Cicero) Quotes , Source: Tusculanarum Disputationum (III, 26)

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Within the midnight of her hair, Half-hidden in its deepest deeps.

Barry Cornwall (pseudonym of Bryan Waller Procter) Quotes , Source: Pearl Wearers

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An harmless flaming meteor shone for hair, And fell adown his shoulders with losse care.

Abraham Cowley Quotes , Source: Davideis (bk. II, l. 803)

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His head, Not yet by time completely silver'd o'er, Bespoke him past the bounds of freakish youth, But strong for service still, and unimpair'd.

William Cowper Quotes , Source: Task (bk. II, The Timepiece, l. 702)

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Tresses, that wear Jewels, but to declare How much themselves more precious are.

Richard Crashaw Quotes , Source: Wishes to his (supposed) Mistress

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She knows her man, and when you rant and swear, Can draw you to her with a single hair.

John Dryden Quotes , Source: Persius (satire V, l. 246)

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When you see fair hair Be pitiful.

George Eliot (pseudonym of Mary Ann Evans Cross) Quotes , Source: The Spanish Gypsy (bk. IV)

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Beware of her fair hair, for she excels All women in the magic of her locks; And when she winds them round a young man's neck, She will not ever set him free again.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Quotes , Source: Scenes from Faust (sc. The Hartz Mountain, l. 335), (Shelley's translation)

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Loose his beard, and hoary hair Stream's, like a meteor, to the troubled air.

Thomas Gray Quotes , Source: The Bard (I, 2, l. 5)

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It was brown with a golden gloss, Janette, It was finer than silk of the floss, my pet; 'Twas a beautiful mist falling down to your wrist, 'Twas a thing to be braided, and jewelled, and kissed-- 'Twas the loveliest hair in the world, my pet.

Charles G. Halpine (used pseudonym Miles O'Reilly) Quotes , Source: Janette's Hair

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I pray thee let me and my fellow have A hair of the dog that bit us last night.

John Heywood Quotes , Source: Proverbs (pt. I, ch. XI, l.424)

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But she is vanish'd to her shady home Under the deep, inscrutable; and there Weeps in a midnight made of her own hair.

Thomas Hood Quotes , Source: Hero and Leander (116)

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For whom do you bind your hair, plain in your neatness? [Lat., Cui flavam religas comam Simplex munditiis?]

Horace (Quintus Horatius Flaccus) Quotes , Source: Carmina (I, 5, 4), (Milton's translation)

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