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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 British Journal of Photography, Volume 25

Photography - 1878
...MAUDS LYing down as I write this, and I don't like to disturb her to ask which is the right one. " A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men." Mr. Ellerbeck also exhibited a knapsack for camera, &c., which was arranged so that the weight shall...
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A Sicilian legacy, Volume 2

Kate Ross - 1879
...Mr. Henderson nodded over the English papers. CHAPTER IV. " LET OUR OLD ACQUAINTANCE BE EENEWED." " A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men." HIGH jinks were in progress at the Grande Albergo on the commencement of the new year 77. On the morning...
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Reminiscences of the Early History of Galt and Settlement of Dumfries: In ...

James Young - Dumfries (Ont. : Township) - 1880 - 272 pages
...and occasionally performed on the Fair day afternoons for the gratification of the country people. "A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men. " After the union of Upper and Lower Canada, which took place in 1841, the County of Haiton was divided...
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The Victorian Review, Volume 4

H. Mortimer Franklyn - 1881
...the proverbs about the poor heart that never rejoiceth, the effects of all work and no play, and that a little nonsense, now and then, is relished by the wisest men, I go about sniffing of the air of general enjoyment that is all around. Lodging my travelling bag at...
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A Sane Lunatic

Clara Louise Burnham - American fiction - 1882 - 325 pages
...patronage 'way from here. I presume she tolerates leaving you with me awhile on the doctrine that ' a little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men,' and will set off to advantage the ' feast of reason and the flow of soul ' with which she regales you."...
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The Masonic magazine, suppl. to 'The Freemason'. [Continued as] The Masonic ...

Masonic monthly - 1882
...amity all who are either directly or indirectly connected with the Lodge ? We are reminded that — A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men, and it has been proved incontcstibly that those Lodges which lay themselves ont for an occasional day like...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Quotations, English - 1882 - 899 pages
...devil understands Welsh; And '!!•, no marvel, he's so humorous, ft Henry IV. Pt. I. Act III. Sc. 1. ou unt o. ANONYMOUS. HUNGER. Hunger is sharper than the sword. p. BEAUMONT and FLETCHEB— Tft« Honest Man's...
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Augusta Jane Wilson - 1883
...edified, Miss Mary. I should beg pardon for such a waste of time and talk, if I were not aware that " ' A little nonsense now and then, Is relished by the wisest men.' " As Mary made no reply, he turned around and regarded her earnestly. Her hat had fallen back from...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...nation hitherto has been void of wit and humour, and even incapable of relishing it,1 Ibid., 1778. 1 A little nonsense now and then Is relished by the wisest men. — Anon. 2 It requires a surgical operation to get a joke well Into a Scotch understanding. — Sydney...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations, English - 1883 - 761 pages
...seldom fails to hit, Like scattered shot, and pass with some for wit. 3550 Sutler : Mod. Crit. Line 16. A little nonsense, now and then, Is relished by the wisest men. 3551 Anonymous. NOON-TIME. A silence, the brief sabbath of an hour, Reigns o'er the fields ; the laborer...
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