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It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of th ...
With money, you can make the devil push a millstone.
Heaven sometimes hedges a rare character about with ungainliness and odium, as the burr that protects the fruit.
Against the beautiful and the clever and the successful, one can wage a pitiless war, but not against the unattractive: then the m ...
A full bosom is actually a millstone around a woman's neck: it endears her to the men who want to make their mammet of her, but sh ...
Suddenly, like a chestnut falling out of burr, he was shed naked and glistening onto a soft, fecund earth, leaving behind him the ...
An aphorism
should be
like a burr:
sting,
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and leave
a little soreness....
I have no conscience, none, but I would not like to bring a soul into this world. When it sinned and when it suffered something li ...
I am a kind of burr; I shall stick.
I don't read such small stuff as letters, I read men and nations. I can see through a millstone, though I can't see through a spel ...
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