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32 Jewels Quotes

Who in this world of ours their eyes In March first open shall be wise; In days of peril firm and brave, And wear a Bloodstone to their grave.

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

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Who first beholds the light of day In Spring's sweet flowery month of May And wears an Emerald all her life, Shall be a loved and happy wife.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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She who from April dates her years, Diamonds should wear, lest bitter tears For vain repentance flow; this stone, Emblem of innocence is known.

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

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Wear a Sardonyx or for thee No conjugal felicity. The August-born without this stone 'Tis said must live unloved and lone.

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

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By her who in this month is born, No gems save Garnets should be worn; They will insure her constancy, True friendship and fidelity.

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

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The glowing Ruby should adorn Those who in warm July are born, Then will they be exempt and free From love's doubt and anxiety.

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

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Who comes with Summer to this earth And owes to June her day of birth, With ring of Agate on her hand, Can health, wealth, and long life command.

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

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October's child is born for woe, And life's vicissitudes must know; But lay on Opal on her breast, And hope will lull those woes to rest.

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

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A maiden born when Autumn leaves Are rustling in September's breeze, A Sapphire on her brow should bind, 'Twill cure diseases of the mind.

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

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Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto a merchant man, seeking goodly pearls; Who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had, and bought it.

Bible Quotes , Source: Matthew (ch. XIII, v. 45-46)

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Black is a pearl in a woman's eye.

George Chapman Quotes , Source: An Humorous Day's Mirth

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Stones of small worth may lie unseen by day, But night itself does the rich gem betray.

Abraham Cowley Quotes , Source: Davideis (bk. III, l. 37)

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These gems have life in them: their colors speak, Say what words fail of.

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

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And I had lent my watch last night to one That dines to-day at the sheriff's.

Ben Jonson Quotes , Source: Alchemist (act I, sc. 1)

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It strikes! one, two, Three, four, five, six. Enough, enough, dear watch, Thy pulse hath beat enough. Now sleep and rest; Would thou could'st make the time to do so too; I'll wind thee up no more.

Ben Jonson Quotes , Source: Staple of News (act I, sc. 1)

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The rarest things in the world, next to a spirit of discernment, are diamonds and pearls. [Fr., Apres l'esprit de discernement, ce qu'il y a au monde de plus rare, ce sont les diamants et les perles.]

Jean de la Bruyere Quotes , Source: Les Caracteres (XII)

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Rich and rare were the gems she wore, And a bright gold ring on her wand she bore.

Thomas Moore Quotes , Source: Irish Melodies--Rich and Rare were the Gems She Wore

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Oh her white breast a sparkling cross she wore, Which Jews might kiss and Infidels adore.

Alexander Pope Quotes , Source: Rape of the Lock (canto II, l. 7)

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Nay, tarry a moment, my charming girl; Here is a jewel of gold and pearl; A beautiful cross it is I ween As ever on beauty's breast was seen; There's nothing at all but love to pay; Take it and wear it, but only stay! Ah! Sir Hunter, what excellent taste! I'm not--in such--particular--haste.

J.G. Saxe Quotes , Source: The Hunter and the Milkmaid, translated

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I see, the jewel best enamelled Will lose his beauty; yet the gold bides still That others touch, and often touching will Wear gold; and no man that hath a name, By falsehood and corruption doth it shame.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: The Comedy of Errors (Adriana at II, i)

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'Tis plate of rare device and jewels Of rich and exquisite form, their values great, And I am something curious, being strange, To have them in sale stowage.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Cymbeline (Iachimo at I, vi)

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Take that life, beseech you, Which I so often owe; but your ring first, And here the bracelet of the truest princess That ever swore her faith.

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Cymbeline (Iachimo at V, v)

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A woman that is like a German clock, Still a-repairing, ever out of frame, And never going aright, being a watch, But being watched that it may still go right!

William Shakespeare Quotes , Source: Love's Labor's Lost (Berowne at III, i)

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