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Fair is the marigold, for pottage meet.


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You can only be called a hypocrite if you judge others first.

You can only be called a hypocrite if you judge others first.



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Nor love, not honor, wealth nor power, can give the heart a cheerful hour when health is lost. Be timely wise; With health all taste of pleasure flies.

Nor love, not honor, wealth nor power, can give the heart a cheerful hour when health is lost. Be timely wise; With health all taste of pleasure flies.



From kings to cobblers 'tis the same; Bad servants wound their masters' fame.

From kings to cobblers 'tis the same; Bad servants wound their masters' fame.



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