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The most High hath created medicines out of the earth, and a wise man will not abhor them.
A wise man hateth not the commandments and justices, and he shall not be dashed in pieces as a ship in a storm.
She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
There are three things a wise man will not trust: the wind, the sunshine of an April day, and woman's plighted faith.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
It's an idle question, I know; wise men and musty philosophers say that regrets are foolish.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
They will reach you by the hands of Mr. Mackenzie, a worldly-minded Scotch merchant, but honest as to earthly things.
Gold and silver make the feet stand sure: but wise counsel is above them both.
If so, it is to be hoped that, wise man as you are, the first attack of this disorder was also your last.
He was aware of his own helplessness; he felt almost like a boy scolding his own wise, affectionate mother.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
If he fall, God has his wise purpose in the judgement, and I shall find resignation.

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