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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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Historic Records of the Fifth New York Cavalry, First Ira Harris Guard: Its ...

Louis Napoléon Beaudry - New York cavalry. 5th regt., 1861-1865 - 1865 - 358 pages
...patronage. Our adherence to facts, which are always the most stubborn arguments, and to the motto that " A little nonsense now and then, Is relished by the wisest men," is a full guarantee to our patrons that they will ever obtain an ample equivalent for their subscription...
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The Christian world magazine (and family visitor)., Volume 19

1883
...and facetious." A little mirth is an excellent thing, even in grave divines. Truly the poet writes, A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men. It is pleasant to think that Howe lived to see a good time — that ha lived, in fact, till 1705. One...
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Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club

Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club - Herefordshire (England) - 1905
...the Church, with a serio-comic suggestion of the origin of the traditions of the Dragon of Mordiford ("a little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men "), is to be found in Transactions, 1886, pp. 57 to 60. The connection of a famous Herefordshire scholar...
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The Diddler

A.E. Senter - 1868
...reason he would not shleep mit her ?" "Don't know — -'spose he vasn't shleepy." ITEMS FROM JOE MILLER. "A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men." THREE or four roguish scholars walking out one day from the University of Oxford, spied a poor fellow...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1868 - 778 pages
...Jesus dwelt. 1 Our ships were British oak, And hearts of oak our men. SJ Arnold, Death of Nelson. 2 A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men. Anon. JAMES FORDYCE. 1720- 1796. Henceforth the Majesty of God revere ; Fear Him and you have nothing...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1869
...their new thoughts were but developments of old saws. Archbishop Whately's^eM d'esprit shows only that a little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men, but it affords no proof of the worth of proverbs. " HW, jun.," calls proverbs " the philosophy of common...
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Putnam's Magazine of Literature, Science, Art, and National Interests, Volume 5

1870
...bungler beside Dr. Alexander, who adds another to the many confirmations of the truth of the proverb, -' A little nonsense now and then IS relished by the wisest men." Three documents of signal importance have appeared within a few months, in the interest of the liberal...
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Transactions of the ... Annual Convocation ...

Royal arch masons. Grand Chapter (Mich.) - 1870
...readable, it detracts somewhat from the dignity which should characterize our published proceedings. " A little nonsense now and then, is relished by the wisest men," but its publication is a matter of questionable propriety. It is in no captious spirit we write this...
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The Capture, the Prison Pen, and the Escape: Giving a Complete History of ...

Willard W. Glazier - Electronic books - 1870 - 446 pages
...of the Chronicle were issued. which are always the most stubborn arguments, and to the motto that " A little nonsense now and then, Is relished by the wisest men," is a full guarantee to our patrons that they will ever obtain an ample equivalent for their subscription...
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WAR IN HEAVEN.

JAMES P. SIMMONS - 1871
...bit of humor indulged in this connection above, I have a twofold excuse to offer. First, it is said : "A little nonsense now and then, Is relished by the wisest men." The other is, that when we observe the blind prejudice, by which great minds are sometimes led, and...
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