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" These sayings are true at all times, and equally true that " a little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men. "
Gardeners' Chronicle, Horticultural Trade Journal - Page 130
1906
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1844
...trespassed upon human patience, more than any other description of writers. It has been poetically observed, "A little nonsense, now and then, Is relished by the wisest men." But this abominable thing is all nonsense ; astrologers, or rather their credulous dupes, should recollect,...
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The Social History of Great Britain During the Reigns of the ..., Volume 2

William Goodman - Great Britain - 1845
...upon human patience, more than any other description of writers. It has been poetically observed, " A little nonsense, now and then, Is relished by the wisest men." But this abominable thing is all nonsense ; astrologers, or rather their credulous dupes, should recollect,...
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The Disruption, a Scottish Tale of Recent Times. [By William Cross.]

William CROSS (Editor of the Edinburgh Weekly Chronicle.) - 1846 - 447 pages
...to be disposed to see more of this most eccentric of all her subjects. As the poet says : — • " A little nonsense, now and then, Is relished by the wisest men ;" and it is not to be supposed that even the Queen is insensible to the value of a little fun, especially...
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The disruption [by W. Cross].

William Cross (of Paisley.) - 1846 - 80 pages
...exceedingly, and to be disposed to see more of this most eccentric of all her subjects. As the poet says:— " A little nonsense, now and then, Is relished by the wisest men;" and it is not to be supposed that even the Queen is insensible to the value of a little fun, especially...
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The Literary aspirant magazine

...canst well afford to be jocund with us over the catalogue of Willie Wastle's wife's qualifications. " A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men," you know, so ho ! for a bit of innocent mirth ! Who in this world but Eobert Burns ever hit on such...
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Yankee Humour and Uncle Sam's Fun

Yankee humour - American wit and humor - 1853 - 111 pages
...is still more personal and amusing, and is so popular as to have run through thirteen editions,* for A little nonsense, now and then, Is relished by the wisest men. And as a sample we transcribe a part of the Major's first courting expedition : You know the Stallinses...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...Joy to the heart, like the breeze o'er the flower, Hippies it into fresh fairness each hour. Osgood. A little nonsense, now and then, Is relished by the wisest men. Holmes. CHURCH. What is a church? Let truth and reason speak ; They should reply, " The faithful, pure,...
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Major Jones's Courtship and Travels: Comprising All the ..., Volume 1, Parts 1-2

Willian Tappan Thompson - American wit and humor - 1848
...ADVENTURES, A SERIES OF LETTERS BY HIMSELF. WITH ADDITIONAL LETTERS; Am THIRTEEN ILLUSTRATIONS BY BARLEY. " A little nonsense now and then, Is relished by the wisest men." PHILADELPHIA: TB PETERSON, 102 CHESTNUT STREET. 4229^ Entered according to Act of Congress, in the...
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Black Diamonds: Or, Humor, Satire, and Sentiment, Treated Scientifically

Julius Caesar Hannibal - 1857 - 364 pages
...some of the itinerant lecturers of the day should find themselves satirized, none will stop to weep. " A little nonsense now and then, Is relished by the wisest men." If this be true, he may hope to brush away the cobwebs of care from the brow of the most learned, and...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter, Volumes 7-8

1861
...expedient, and " doeth good like a medicine." We are not disposed w quarrel with the saying, that — " A little nonsense now and thenę Is relished by the wisest men : " but it should be only a little uonssnse ; and the now and then should not recur too frequently....
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