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English 19th Century Quotes

The first duty of a soldier is obedience. -mid 19th

You pays your money and you takes your choice. -mid 19th

He who rides a tiger is afraid to dismount. -late 19th

On the first of March, the crows begin to search. -mid 19th

Believe nothing of what you hear, and only half of what you see. -mid 19th

There are more ways of killing a dog than choking it with butter. -mid 19th

The difficult is done at once, the impossible takes a little longer. -late 19th

When the oak is before the ash, then you will only get a splash; when the ash is before the oak, then you may expect a soak. -mid 19th

Coming events cast their shadow before. -early 19th

Moderation in all things. -mid 19th

You should know a man seven years before you stir his fire. -early 19th

He that would go to sea for pleasure would go to hell for a pastime. -late 19th

Don't go near the water until you learn how to swim. -mid 19th

Never trouble trouble till trouble troubles you. -late 19th

Hurry no man's cattle. -early 19th