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Page 106 - A swarm of bees in May is worth a load of hay. A swarm of bees in June is worth a silver spoon. A swarm of bees in July is not worth a fly.
Page 57 - No man can be happy without a friend, nor be sure of his friend till he is unhappy.
Page 41 - I with a new one : it is so well worth taking a journey for, that if the mountain will not come to Mahomet, Mahomet must go to the mountain.
Page 45 - Else there is nothing that can comfort you: but if you have served God in a holy life, send away the women and the weepers; tell them it is as much intemperance to weep .too much as to laugh too much...
Page 121 - Tell me with whom thou goest, and I'll tell thee what thou doest.
Page 122 - If the twenty-fourth of August be fair and clear, Then hope for a prosperous autumn that year.
Page 17 - CUSTOM is the plague of wise men, and the idol of fools.
Page 119 - When I did well, I heard it never; When I did ill, I heard it ever.