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" never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one... "
Monthly Packet - Página 440
1887
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Full and by: Being a Collection of Verses by Persons of Quality in Praise of ...

Cameron Rogers - 1925 - 153 páginas
...adroit address, was largely responsible. Clever Tom, who sang his own songs so well that his monarch, he who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one, or so said a most poetic rake-hell, once leaned upon his arm and hummed in company, constituted himself...
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Report of the Commissioner of Education Made to the Secretary of ..., Volumen1

United States. Bureau of Education - 1896
...Islands. The oppressive trade and navigation laws made prosperity impossible. The blundering monarch, " Who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one," had actually made an offhand present of the whole domain of Virginia to two noble favorites, for thirty-one...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volumen50

1882
...suggestion of converse to break an impending awkwardness. " He is somewhat of the order of that potentate who ' never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one.' He does not always carry out his good ideas in his writing. Still, he has time before him," responded...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volumen50

1882
...suggestion of converse to break an impending awkwardness. " He is somewhat of the order of that potentate who ' never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one.' He does not always carry out his good ideas in his writing. Still, he has time before him," responded...
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Report of the ... Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association, Volumen3

American Bar Association - 1880
...sort of people by law prohibited, bowling." (Fuller, 1. c. X, sect. 4, §§ 55 and 56.) This king, who "never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one," well illustrated this unhappy faculty in this declaration. mirth or recreation is lawful or tolerable...
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Arabian Jubilee

Harry St. John Bridger Philby - 1953 - 280 páginas
...but lacking in judgment and easily flustered in a crisis: in fact, like Charles II of England, a man who "never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one." The general ineptitude of 'Abdullah and the chaotic state of his realm were in striking contrast with...
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Come Hither: A Collection of Rhymes and Poems for the Young of All Ages

Walter De la Mare - 1923 - 696 páginas
...is James the Sixth of Scotland and the First of England — the king, according to the old waggery, "who never said a foolish thing and never did a wise one." But see Green. The "wanton laird of young Logic" is John Wemyss who plotted against him with the Earl...
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The Twentieth Century, Volumen50

1901
...very means of preserving that liberal park scenery whereof Englishmen are so justly proud. The King who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one, is reported to have described trees as natural excrescences of the earth supplied by Providence for...
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The Twentieth Century, Volumen53

1903
...our polished rulers, James the First, ' the wisest fool in Christendom,' and Charles the Second, ' who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one,' confirm that people who have filled themselves with undigested learning can talk most wisely in drawing...
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Hamlet

William Shakespeare - 2001 - 500 páginas
...powerlessness, or even perversity of conduct, is equally proved by the well-known biographies of many men, ' who never said a foolish thing, and never did a wise one.' The essential difference of men who are content to rest in thought, and those who transmute it into...
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