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English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases: Collected from the Most Authentic ...
William Carew Hazlitt
Visualizzazione brani - 1969
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Pagina 463 - Freeze, freeze, thou bitter sky, That dost not bite so nigh As benefits forgot : Though thou the waters warp, Thy sting is not so sharp As friend remember'd not Heigh, ho ! sing, heigh, ho ! &c.
Pagina 291 - One for sorrow, Two for mirth, Three for a wedding, Four for a birth ; Five for silver, Six for gold, Seven for a secret Not to be told.
Pagina 27 - Suffolk, he gave out this rhyme, therein vaunting it for impregnable : — Were I in my castle of Bungey, Upon the river of Waveney, I would ne care for the king of Cockeney : meaning thereby King Henry the Second, then peaceably possessed of London.
Pagina 303 - When you have bought one fine thing, you must buy ten more, that your appearance may be all of a piece; but Poor Dick says, It is easier to suppress the first desire, than to satisfy all that follow it.
Pagina 120 - FOR every evil under the sun, There is a remedy, or there is none. If there be one, try and find it; If there be none, never mind it.
Pagina 413 - Satire's my weapon, but I'm too discreet To run a-muck, and tilt at all I meet; I only wear it in a land of Hectors, Thieves, supercargoes, sharpers, and directors.
Pagina 160 - He that by the Plough would thrive, Himself must either hold or drive.
Pagina 425 - More saw this aged man, he thought it expedient to hear him say his mind in this matter; for being so old a man, it was likely that he knew most of any man in that presence and company. So master More called this old aged man unto him, and said;