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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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Major Jones's Courtship

Joseph Jones - American wit and humor - 1872 - 285 pages
...ENLAMOED. TO WHICH ABE ADDED THIRTEEN HUMOROUS SKETCHES. WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY CART. v5TY v -• :"s "A little nonsense, now and then, Is relished by the wisest men." NEW YOKE: D. APPLETON & COMPANY, 549 & B51 BROADWAY. 1872. ENTERED, according to Act of Congress, in...
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MAJOR JONES'S COURTSHIP:

1872
...HIMSELF. REVISED AND ENLARGED. TO WHICH ABE ADDED THIRTEEN HUMOROUS SKETCHES. WITH ILLUSTRATIONS BY GARY. "A little nonsense, now and then, Is relished by the wisest men." NEW YORK: D. APPLETON & COMPANY, 549 & 551 BROADWAY. 1872. ENTEKED, according to Act of Congress, in...
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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1885
...ENIGMA. Quotation from Horace: " Mingle a little folly with your wisdom." Quotation (author unknown): "A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men." REVERSIBLE DIAMONDS: i. S. 2. Ape. 3. Speed. 4. Eel. D. Reversed: i. D. 2. Lee. 3. Deeps. 4. Epa (sepal)....
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The Round Table Club, Or, Conversations, Scenical, Scientific, Historical ...

James Brown - English literature - 1873 - 383 pages
...the battle, .... .... 369 SELECTIONS FROM THE ROUND TABLE CLUB. MOTTO — "Think mid let think." " A. little nonsense now and then, Is relished by the wisest men." SCENE — The Queen's Room, Grant Arms Hotel, Graniown. The Chairman, Captain, and Saunders on a journey...
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Poems and Songs, in Scotch and English

Alexander Hamilton Wingfield - English poetry - 1873 - 255 pages
...And gie' us cause to bless ye a', and him'you choose for Mayor. TRUTHFUL LX & R. TO THE EDITOR— " A little nonsense, now and then, Is relished by the wisest men." WE want a nice park for the city, There's few that will say against that ; But surely it is a great...
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The Illustrated Catholic Family Annual for ..., Volumes 6-9

1874
...quaint and curious solutions. Not a few learned and reverend fathers have endorsed the old saw, 11 A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men," by taking a turn at this "witty invention." They believe, with Barrow, that one of the functions of...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace Their Sources, Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 864 pages
...reproach of having descended below the dignity of history. Macaulay, History of England, Vol. \. Ch. 1. 3 A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men. Anon. Gibbons. — Fordyce. — Stevens. 365 THOMAS GIBBONS. 1720-1785. That man may last, but never...
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The Illustrated Catholic Family Annual for the United States, for the Year ...

1875
...of quaint and curious solutions. Not a few learned and reverend fathers have endorsed the old saw, " A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men," by taking a turn at this " witty invention." They believe, with Barrow, that one of the functions of...
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Oliver Optic's Magazine: Our Boys and Girls, Volumes 17-18

Oliver Optic - 1875
...was hardly an owation or a hawang. I call it nonsense," replied Mr. McGusher, candidly. "But — ' A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men. ' You did not relish the nonsense, Mr. McGusher?" "No, saw, I did not." " Are we to conclude, therefore,...
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Annual Report, Volumes 5-8

New Jersey. Board of Agriculture - 1877
...show, there is still a sanction for their existence in the homely old distich which truly says, that "A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men." There is no more noble and generous class than the intelligent men of agricultural pursuits. The ordinary...
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