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Whenever our neighbour's house is on fire, it cannot be amiss for the engines to play a little on our own.
I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss ...
'Tis the good reader that makes the good book; a good head cannot read amiss: in every book he finds passages which seem confidenc ...
"Terence, this is stupid stuff:
You eat your victuals fast enough;
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With those who wish to think amiss of me, I have learnt to be perfectly indifferent: but where I know a mind to be ingenuous, and ...
If a well-constituted individual refrains from blazoning aught amiss or calamitous in his family, a nation in the like circumstanc ...
For something is amiss or out of place
When mice with wings can wear a human face.
To my sick soul, as sin's true nature is,
Each toy seems prologue to some great amiss.
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Love is too young to know what conscience is,
Yet who knows not conscience is born of love?
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No more be grieved at that which thou hast done,
Roses have thorns, and silver fountains mud,
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