old wives' summer quotes

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If the gods think to speak outright to man, they will honorably speak outright; not shake their heads, and give an old wives' dark ...
...I had been fed, in my youth, a lot of old wives' tales about the way men would instantly forsake a beautiful woman to flock aro ...
When as the rye reach to the chin,
And chopcherry, chopcherry ripe within,
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Fair maid, white and red,
Comb me smooth, and stroke my head;
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Hermione. Pray you sit by us,
And tell's a tale.
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The sun shines bright in the old Kentucky home;
'Tis summer, the darkeys are gay;
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The seasons alter; hoary-headed frosts
Fall in the fresh lap of the crimson rose,
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To me, fair friend, you never can be old,
For as you were when first your eye I ey'd,
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And a sigh heaves from all the small things on earth,
The books, the papers, the old garters and union-suit buttons
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Tell mother that however dogs and samovars might behave themselves, winter comes after summer, old age after youth, and misfortune ...
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