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sweet williamflower
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a leopard cannot change its spotsOne cannot change one's own nature.1597, William Shakespeare, Richard II Act i, Scene 1 (First Folio):King. Lyons make Leopards tame.Mowbray. Yea but not change his ?pots.1611, King James Version of the Bible, Jeremiah 13:23:Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe Chapter 32:End now all unkindness. Let us put the Jew to ransom, since the leopard will not change his spots, and a Jew he will continue to be.1918, Johnston McCulley, Thubway Tham's Inthane Moment:The leopard cannot change his spots, old boy.
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cold comfortC. 1594, William Shakespeare, The Taming of the Shrew, act 4, sc. 1.
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eat someone out of house and homeC. 1598, William Shakespeare, Henry IV, Part 2, Act II Scene I.
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from time to timeC. 1595, William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet, act 3, sc. 3.
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in the twinkling of an eyeCirca 1598, William Shakespeare, "The Merchant Of Venice".
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laughing stockC. 1598, William Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor, act 3, sc. 1.
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make a virtue of necessityC. 1595, William Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, act 4, sc.1.
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to thine own self be trueThe easiest person to deceive is oneself."This above all:to thine own self be true,and it must follow, as the night the day,Thou canst not then be false to any man." -William Shakespeare
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two wrongs don't make a right(ethics) A wrongful action is not a morally appropriate way to correct or cancel a previous wrongful action.1915, William MacLeod Raine, The Highgrader, ch. 15:"But when it comes to taking what belongs to another
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