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To think ill of mankind and not wish ill to them, is perhaps the highest wisdom and virtue.
I would be loath to speak ill of any person who I do not know deserves it, but I am afraid he is an attorney.
In a time of war the nation is always of one mind, eager to hear something good of themselves and ill of the enemy. At this time t ...
We should keep silent about those in power; to speak well of them almost implies flattery; to speak ill of them while they are ali ...
When A tells me that B has spoken ill of me, I think "that makes two of you."
A readiness to believe ill of others, before we have duly examined it, is the effect of laziness and pride. We are eager to find a ...
Men would rather speak ill of themselves than say nothing of themselves at all.
As the births of living creatures, at first, are ill-shapen: so are all Innovations, which are the births of time.
A woman moved is like a fountain troubled.
Muddy, ill-seeming, thick, bereft of beauty,
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My beloved spake, and said unto me, Rise up, my love, my fair one,
and come away.
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