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Sharp is the kiss of the falcon's beak.

George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon Quotes , Source: Discourse on taking his seat in the French Academie

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The man who wants his wedding garments to suit him must allow plenty of time for the measure.

George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon Quotes , Source: Discourse on taking his seat in the French Academie

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A pearl may in a toad's head dwell, And may be found too in an oyster shell.

George-Louis Leclerc de Buffon Quotes , Source: Discourse on taking his seat in the French Academie

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Every fat (vat) must stand upon its bottom.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. I)

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He that is down needs fear no fall He that is low, no pride.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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Better to be despised for too anxious apprehensions than ruined by too confident a security.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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There is a limit at which forbearance ceases to be a virtue.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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And last, the crown of a' my grief.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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Breathes there a man, whose judgment clear Can others teach their course to steer, Yet run himself life's mad career Wild as the wave?

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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But pleasures are like poppies spread: You seize the flower,--its bloom is shed.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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Care, mad to see a man sae happy, E'en drouned himsel amang the nappy.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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Cock up your beaver.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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Her prentice han' she tried on man, And then she made the lasses O!

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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I'ld charm her with the magic of a switch.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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Is there a man whose judgment clear Can others teach the course to steer, Yet runs himself life's mad career, Wild as the wave?

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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Know, prudent cautious self-control Is wisdom's root.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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Nae man can tether time nor tide.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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O doul on the day that gae me an old man.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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Tam lo'ed him like a vera brither; They had been fou for weeks thegither.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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The gallant Sir Robert fought hard to the end, But who can with fate and quart bumpers contend? Though Fate said, a hero should perish ill light; So up rose bright Phoebus, and down fell the knight.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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The life blood streaming thro' my heart, Or my more dear immortal part, Is not more fondly dear.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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Think, ye may buy the joys o'er dear, Remember Tam o'Shanter's mare.

John Bunyan Quotes , Source: Pilgrim's Progress (pt. II)

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Man's inhumanity to man Makes countless thousands mourn!

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: Man Was Made to Mourn

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Inspiring bold John Barleycorn, What dangers thou canst make us scorn! Wi' tippenny, we fear nae evil; Wi' usquebae, we'll face the devil!

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: Tam o' Shanter (l. 105)

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Whistle, and I'll come to you, my lad.

Robert Burns Quotes , Source: Whistle, and I'll Come to You (act IV, sc. 4)

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