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Gnomologia: Adagies and Proverbs; Wise Sentences and Witty Sayings, Ancient ...

 By Thomas Fuller, Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
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By Thomas Fuller, Pre
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Published 1732
Printed for B. Barker
297 pages
Original from Oxford University
Digitized Jul 13, 2007
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A friend that you buy with presents, will be bought from you. - Page 5

Though prayer should be the key of the day, and the lock of the night, yet I hold it more needful in the morning, than when our bodies do take their repose. - Page 167

A May flood never did good. Look at your corn in May, and you'll come weeping away : Look at the same in June, and you'll come home in another tune. - Page 277

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Gnomologia: Adages and Proverbs, Wise Sentences, and Witty Sayings. Ancient ...

by Thomas Fuller - Proverbs - 1816 - 204 pages
Published also under title: Aphorisms of wisdom: or, A complete collection of the most celebratedproverbs ... Glasgow, 1814.
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