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Lord, when the wise men came from far,
Led to thy cradle by a star,
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Three wise men of Gotham
Went to sea in a bowl;
If the bowl had been stronger,
My story would have been longer.
Why grab possessions like thieves, or divide them like socialists when you can ignore them like wise men?
Although the masters make the rules
For the wise men and the fools
I got nothing, Ma, to live up to.
Wise men read very sharply all your private history in your look and gait and behavior. The whole economy of nature is bent on exp ...
Manners have been somewhat cynically defined to be a contrivance of wise men to keep fools at a distance. Fashion is shrewd to det ...
Is it not manifest that our academic institutions should have a wider scope; that they should not be timid and keep the ruts of th ...
But wise men pierce this rotten diction and fasten words again to visible things; so that picturesque language is at once a comman ...
Wise men are not wise at all hours, and will speak five times from their taste or their humor, to once from their reason.
Fools give you reasons--
Wise men never try.
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