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Go to Jericho. Let them all go to Jericho, And ne'er be seen againe.

Sir John Berkenhead Quotes , Source: Mercurius Aulicus, quoted in the "Athenoeum", Nov. 14, 1874

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Most men are bad.

Bias of Priene Quotes , Source: his motto, inscribed on Temple of Apollo at Delphi,

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. . . it is hard for thee to kick against the pricks.

Bible Quotes , Source: Acts (ch. IX, v. 5)

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For in much wisdom is much grief: and he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. I, v. 18)

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The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. I, v. 9)

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Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. IX, v. 10)

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The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong.

Bible Quotes , Source: Ecclesiastes (ch. IX, v. 11)

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Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. IV, v. 7)

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Stolen waters are sweet, and bread eaten in secret is pleasant.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. IX, v. 17)

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For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil: But her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword. Her feet go down to death; her steps take hold on hell.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. V, v. 3-5)

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Can a man take fire in his bosom, and his clothes not be burned?

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. VI, v. 27)

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Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. VI, v. 6)

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How long wilt thou sleep, O sluggard? When wilt thou arise out of thy sleep? Yet a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep: So shall thy poverty come as one that travelleth, and thy want as an armed man.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. VI, v. 9-11)

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Come, let us take our fill of love until the morning: let us solace ourselves with loves. For the goodman is not at home, he is gone a long journey.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. VII, v. 18-19)

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He goeth after her straightway, as an ox goeth to the slaughter, or as a fool to the correction of the stocks; Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. VII, v. 22)

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The destruction of the poor is their poverty.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. X, v. 15)

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He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XI, v. 15)

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As a jewel of gold in a swine's snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XI, v. 22)

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A righteous man regardeth the life of this beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XII, v. 10)

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Lying lips are abomination to the Lord.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XII, v. 22)

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Hope deferred maketh the heart sick: but when the desire cometh, it is a tree of life.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XIII, v. 12)

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The way of transgressors is hard.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XIII, v. 15)

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The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XIII, v. 19)

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He that spareth his rod hateth his son: but he that loveth him chasteneth him betimes.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XIII, v. 24)

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Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful.

Bible Quotes , Source: Proverbs (ch. XIV, v. 13)

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