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George Herbert (1593 – 1633)


English poet and orator.
George Herbert
Of all smells, bread ; of all tasts, salt.
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[ An old dog barks not in vain.]
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The hole calls the thiefe.




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An old cat sports not with her prey.
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Be not a baker if your head be of butter.
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His bark is worse than his bite.
George Herbert
Old wine and an old friend are good provisions.
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Who is so deafe as he that will not heare?
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God heales, and the physitian hath the thankes.
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Women laugh when they can and weepe when they will.
George Herbert
Halfe the world knowes not how the other halfe lies.




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If the old dog barke he gives counsell.
George Herbert
[ There is an hour wherein a man might be happy all his life, could he find it.]
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He that hath love in his brest hath spurres in his sides.
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When a dog is a-drowning every one offers him drink.
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Debters are lyers.
George Herbert
[ Cruelty is more cruell if we defer the pain.]
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When the tree is fallen all goe with their hatchet.
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A fool may throw a stone into a well, which a hundred wise men cannot pull out.
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By doing nothing we learne to do ill.


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