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    It was prettily devised of Aesop: The fly sat upon the axle-tree
    of the chariot-wheel, and said, What a dust do I raise!

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Make yourself honey and the flies will devour you.
[Sp., Haceos miel, y paparos han moscas.]

Make yourself honey and the flies will devour you.
[Sp., Haceos miel, y paparos han moscas.]

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And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall hiss
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And it shall come to pass in that day, that the Lord shall hiss
for the fly that is in the uttermost part of the rivers of Egypt,
and for the bee that is in the land of Assyria.

by Bible Found in: Flies Quotes,
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Oh! that the memories which survive us here
Were half so lovely as these wings of thine!
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Oh! that the memories which survive us here
Were half so lovely as these wings of thine!
Pure relics of a blameless life, that shine
Now thou art gone.

by Charles Tennyson Turner Found in: Flies Quotes,
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I saw a flie within a beade
Of amber cleanly buried.

I saw a flie within a beade
Of amber cleanly buried.

by Robert Herrick Found in: Flies Quotes,
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Busy, curious, thirsty fly,
Drink with me and drink as I!
Freely welcome to my cup,
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Busy, curious, thirsty fly,
Drink with me and drink as I!
Freely welcome to my cup,
Could'st thou sip and sip it up;
Make the most of life you may;
Life is short and wears away.

by William Oldys Found in: Flies Quotes,
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We see how flies, and spiders, and the like, get a sepulchre in
amber, more durable than the monument read more

We see how flies, and spiders, and the like, get a sepulchre in
amber, more durable than the monument and embalming of the body
of any king.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Flies Quotes,
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Baby bye
Here's a fly,
Let us watch him, you and I,
How he read more

Baby bye
Here's a fly,
Let us watch him, you and I,
How he crawls
Up the walls
Yet he never falls.

by Theodore Tilton Found in: Flies Quotes,
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We see spiders, flies or ants entombed and preserved forever in
amber, a more than royal tomb.

We see spiders, flies or ants entombed and preserved forever in
amber, a more than royal tomb.

by Francis Bacon Found in: Flies Quotes,
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A fly sat on the chariot wheel
And said "what a dust I raise."

A fly sat on the chariot wheel
And said "what a dust I raise."

by Jean De La Fontaine Found in: Flies Quotes,
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