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If the husband once give way
To his wife's capricious sway,
For his breeches he next day
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If the husband once give way
To his wife's capricious sway,
For his breeches he next day
May go to whoop and holloa.

by James Thomson (1) Found in: General Sayings,
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Base envy withers at another's joy,
And hates that excellence it cannot reach.

Base envy withers at another's joy,
And hates that excellence it cannot reach.

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A lucky chance, that oft decides the fate
Of mighty monarchs.

A lucky chance, that oft decides the fate
Of mighty monarchs.

by James Thomson (1) Found in: General Sayings,
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Invite the rook who high amid the boughs,
In early spring, his airy city builds,
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Invite the rook who high amid the boughs,
In early spring, his airy city builds,
And ceaseless caws amusive.

by James Thomson (1) Found in: Rooks Quotes,
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Slow let us trace the matchless vale of Thames;
Fair winding up to where the Muses haunt
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Slow let us trace the matchless vale of Thames;
Fair winding up to where the Muses haunt
In Twit'nham bowers, and for their Pope implore.

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