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The Nursery Rhymes of England - Page 72
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps - 1853 - 333 pages
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Dictionary of European Proverbs, Volume 1

Emanuel Strauss - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1994 - 625 pages
...deeds is like a garden full of weeds b) troska mniej boli, gdyjaprzyjacielpodzieli 392 English: a) a man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds b) easier said than done c) it is better to do well than say well d) it is easier to ridicule than...
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Tokens of Affection: The Letters of a Planter's Daughter in the Old South

Maria Bryan Harford Connell - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 403 pages
...tired of his spouting at last, and said, "Miles, you remind me of the copy I used to write at school: 'A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds."' thing. You are such a sharper. You are as keen as a two edged sword and you can get round any one in...
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Like a Garden: A Biblical Spirituality of Growth

Sara Covin Juengst - Religion - 1996 - 102 pages
...the perverse; the cautious will keep far from them. —Proverbs 22:5 Life is thorny. — Coleridge A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds. — Anonymous Now 'tis the spring, and weeds are shallow-rooted; Suffer them now and they'll overgrow...
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Malarkey

Sheila Simonson - Fiction - 1997 - 288 pages
...all means. I believe I'd better take a nap before we go." He took the words right out of my mouth. 12 A man of words and not of deeds Is like a garden full of weeds — Children's song STANYON HALL WAS a. compound of memory and current horror. My mental picture of...
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Dictionary of Quotations in Communications

Lilless McPherson Shilling, Linda K. Fuller - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 315 pages
...Emerson, "Worship" What you do speaks so loud that I cannot hear what you say. Ralph Waldo Emerson A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds. English proverb The shortest answer is doing. English proverb Actions speak louder than words-hut not...
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Book of Humorous Quotations

Connie Robertson - Humor - 1998 - 400 pages
...We are usually the best men when in the worst health. 3396 English As old as the itch. 3397 English A man of words and not of deeds, Is like a garden full of weeds. 3398 English One of these days is none of these days. 3399 English There is but an hour a day between...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...man hears another praised, he feels himself injured. 9125 English As old as the itch. 9126 English e dark. 10168 Antony and Cleopatra My resolutlon's placed, and I 9127 English One of these days is none of these days. 9128 English Don't fall before you're pushed....
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Benjamin Franklin and His Gods

Kerry S. Walters - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 213 pages
...Jane Mecom, 16 September 1758, Papers, vol. 8, p. 155. In it, Franklin refers to the children's verse "A Man of Words and not of Deeds / Is like a Garden full of Weeds." This is his gloss: 'Tis a pity that Good Works among some sorts of People are so little Valued, and...
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Great Word Search Puzzles for Kids

Mark Danna - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1999 - 96 pages
...indigo snake. 90 EAN/A S (fo AL rXE R) NEST) Oh boy, what a bunch of boys' names! 52. GARDEN PARTY ''A man of words and not of deeds is like a garden full of weeds." — by Mother Goose Other round things are wheels, bubbles, polka dots, pies, scoops of ice cream,...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 580 pages
...Words may be deeds. Aesop, ?6th century вс, The Trumpeter Taken Prisoner', in Fables (trans.) 6:2 A man of words and not of deeds / Is like a garden full of weeds. Anonymous, Mother Goose nursery rhymes 6:3 The human tongue is a furnace in which the temper of our...
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