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  • AGE
  • Thou, full of days, like weighty shocks of corn,
    In season reap'd, shalt to thy grave be borne.
    GEORGE SANDYS
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  • AGE
  • Though now this grained face of mine be hid
    In sap-consuming winter's drizzled snow,
    And all the conduits of my blood froze up,
    Yet hath my night of life some memory.
    SHAKESPEARE
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  • AGE
  • Though you, and all your senseless tribe,
    Could art, or time, or nature bribe
    To make you look like beauty's queen,
    And hold forever at fifteen,
    No bloom of youth can ever blind
    The cracks and wrinkles of your mind:
    All men of sense will pass your door,
    And crowd to Stella's at fourscore.
    SWIFT
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  • AGE
  • Thus daily changing, by degrees I'd waste,
    Still quitting ground by unperceived decay,
    And steal myself from life, and melt away.
    DRYDEN
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  • AGE
  • Thus pleasures fade away;
    Youth, talents, beauty thus decay,
    And leave us dark, forlorn, and gray.
    SIR W. SCOTT: Marmion
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  • AGE
  • Thus then my loved Euryalus appears;
    He looks the prop of my declining years.
    DRYDEN
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  • AGE
  • Till future infancy, baptized by thee,
    Grow ripe in years, and old in piety.
    PRIOR
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  • AGE
  • Till length of years,
    And sedentary numbness, craze my limbs
    To a contemptible old age obscure.
    MILTON
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  • AGE
  • Time has made you dote, and vainly tell
    Of arms imagined in your lonely cell:
    Go! be the temple and the gods your care;
    Permit to men the thought of peace and war.
    DRYDEN
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  • AGE
  • Time seems not now beneath his years to stoop,
    Nor do his wings with sickly feathers droop.
    DRYDEN
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  • AGE
  • Tis greatly wise to know before we're told,
    The melancholy news that we grow old.
    YOUNG
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  • AGE
  • Tis our first intent
    To shake all cares and business from our age,
    While we unburthen'd crawl tow'rd death.
    SHAKESPEARE
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  • AGE
  • Tis the sunset of life gives me mystical lore,
    And coming events cast their shadows before.
    CAMPBELL: Lochiers Warning
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  • AGE
  • To elder years to be discreet and grave,
    Then to old age maturity she gave.
    SIR J. DENHAM
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  • AGE
  • To what can I be useful, wherein serve,
    But to sit idle on the household hearth,
    A burd'nous drone, to visitants a gaze?
    MILTON
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  • AGE
  • Virtue, not rolling suns, the mind matures;
    That life is long which answers life's great end:
    The time that bears no fruit deserves no name;
    The man of wisdom is the man of years.
    YOUNG: Night Thoughts
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  • AGE
  • Wasting years that wither human race,
    Exhaust thy spirits, and thy arms unbrace.
    POPE
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  • AGE
  • We now can form no more
    Long schemes of life as heretofore.
    SWIFT
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  • AGE
  • We'll mutually forget
    The warmth of youth and frowardness of age.
    ADDISON
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  • AGE
  • Were I no queen, did you my beauty weigh,
    My youth in bloom, your age in its decay.
    DRYDEN
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  • AGE
  • What is the worst of woes that wait on age?
    What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow?
    To view each loved one blotted from life's page,
    And be alone on earth as I am now.
    Beore the Chastener humbly let me bow
    O'er hearts divided, and o'er hopes destroy'd.
    BYRON: Childe Harold
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  • AGE
  • What should we speak of
    When we are old as you? When we shall hear
    The rain and wind beat dark December.
    SHAKESPEARE
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  • AGE
  • What, start at this! when sixty years have spread
    Their grey experience o'er thy hoary head?
    Is this the all observing age could gain?
    Or hast thou known the world so long in vain?
    DRYDEN
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  • AGE
  • When once men reach their autumn, sickly joys
    Fall off apace, as yellow leaves from trees,
    At every little breath misfortune blows,
    Till, left quite naked of their happiness,
    In the chill blasts of winter they expire.
    YOUNG
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  • AGE
  • When the hoary head is hid in snow,
    The life is in the leaf, and still between
    The fits of falling snows appears the streaky green.
    DRYDEN
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  • AGE
  • Who this observes, may in his body find
    Decrepit age, but never in his mind.
    SIR J. DENHAM
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  • AGE
  • Why shouldst thou try to hide thyself in youth?
    Impartial Proserpine beholds the truth;
    And laughing at so vain and fond a task,
    Will strip thy hoary noddle of its mask.
    ADDISON
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  • AGE
  • Why will you break the sabbath of my days,
    Now sick alike of envy and of praise?
    POPE
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  • AGE
  • Would some part of my young years
    Might but redeem the passage of your age!
    SHAKESPEARE
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  • AGE
  • Wrinkles undistinguish'd pass,
    For I'm ashamed to use a glass.
    SWIFT
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  • AGE
  • Yet unimpair'd with labours, or with time,
    Your age but seems to a new youth to climb.
    DRYDEN
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  • AGE
  • You are old:
    Nature in you stands on the very verge
    Of her confine.
    SHAKESPEARE
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  • AGE
  • You season still with sports your serious hours,
    For age but tastes of pleasures, youth devours.
    DRYDEN
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  • AGE
  • You see me here, you gods, a poor old man,
    As full of grief as age; wretched in both.
    SHAKESPEARE
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  • AGE
  • Young men soon give, and soon forget affronts;
    Old age is slow in both.
    JOSEPH ADDISON (1672-1719), Cato. Act 2, 5
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  • AGE
  • Youth no less becomes
    The light and careless livery that it wears,
    Than settled age his sables and his weeds,
    Importing health and graveness.
    SHAKESPEARE
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • A young tree bends; an old tree breaks.
    jiddisch] A yung baimeleh baigt zikh; an alter brecht zikh.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • A glutton in youth, a beggar in old age.
    Proverb (Yiddish). BJS, #1440.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • A reveler in youth, a beggar in old age.
    Proverb (Yiddish). BJS, #1100.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • An elder in wisdom, tender in years.
    Benjamin b. Levi. Gen. R., 99.3.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • If you gather not in youth, how will you find in old age?
    Apocrypha: Ben Sira, 25.3.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • She had lost in youth what she had won in weight.
    Heine, Journey from Munich to Genoa, 1828, ch 16.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • Tears in youth impair the sight in old age.
    Talmud: Sabbath, 151b, on Eccles. 12.2.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • The glory of young men is their strength, and the beauty of old men is the hoary head.
    Bible: Prov., 20.29.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • There is nothing more enviable than to have an old head and a young heart.
    Sanders, Citatenlexikon , 1899, p. 21.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • We will go with our young and with our old.
    Bible: Exod., 10.9.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • What a man does in youth darkens his face in old age.
    Isaac Nappaha. Talmud: Sabbath, 152a.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • You are as young as your faith, as old as your doubt; as young as your selfconfidence, as old as your fear; as young as your hope, as old as your despair.
    S. Ullman, From the Summit of Four Score Years, [1920], p. 13.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • Your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions.
    Bible: Joel, 3.1.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • Youth is a garland of roses; old age a crown of willows.
    Dimi. Talmud: Sabbath, 152a.
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  • AGE - AGE AND YOUTH
  • Youth is fair, a graceful stag,
    Leaping, playing in a park.
    Age is gray, a toothless hag,
    Stumbling in the dark.
    Peretz, Sewing the Wedding Gown, 1906 NOP, 127
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • A man is as old as his wife looks.
    O. Blumenthal, Das zweite Gesicht, 1890.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • An old man in a house is a burden; an old woman, a treasure.
    Proverb, q Hezekiah b. Hiyya. T: Arakin , 19a.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Cast me not off in time of old age; when my strength fails, forsake me not.
    Bible: Ps. 71.9.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Dishonor not the old: we shall all be numbered among them.
    Apocrypha: Ben Sira, 8.6.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Gauge a country's prosperity by its treatment of the aged.
    Nahman Bratzlav, Sefer HaMiddot, 1821, p. 66.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Honorable old age is not marked by length of time ... but understanding is gray hairs ... and an unspotted life is ripe old age.
    Apocrypha: Wisd. of Sol., 4.8f.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • How disgraceful is folly in an old man!
    Ibn Gabirol, Mibhar HaPeninim. c. 1050, #51.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Much experience is the crown of the aged.
    Apocrypha: Ben Sira, 25.6.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Nobody grows old by merely living a number of years. People grow old only by deserting their ideals.
    S. Ullman, From the Summit of Four Score Years, [1920], p. 13.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Old age is a bad sickness.
    Zarfati, Yad Yosef, 1617, Introduction.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Old age is a natural disease.
    Immanuel, Mahberot, (c. 1300) 1491, ch 4.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Old age, mother of forgetfulness.
    Ibn Tibbon, Tzarauh, 1190
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Old age, to the unlearned, is winter; to the learned, it is harvest time.
    Lazerov, Enciklopedie fun Idishe Vitzen, 1928, #499.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Old friends and old wine do not lose their flavor.
    Algazi, Zehab Seba, 1683.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Respect an old man who has lost his learning through no fault of his. The fragments of the Tables broken by Moses were kept in the Ark of the Covenant alongside of the new.
    Judah (b. Bathyra). Talmud: Berakot, 8b.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Rise before the hoary head; honor the face of the old man.
    Bible: Lev., 19.32.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • The hoary head is a crown of glory.
    Bible: Prov., 16.31.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • The older the unlearned get the more their mind wanders. The older acholars get the more their mind is composed.
    Simeon b. Akashia. Mishna: Kinnim, 3.6. See Ishmael b. José. T: Sabbath, 152a.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • They all wax old as a garment, the moth shall cat them up.
    Bible: Isa., 50.8f.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • When a man fell into his anecdotage, it was a sign for him to retire from the world.
    Disraeli, Lothair, 1870, ch 28.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • Wine and wisdom improve with age.
    S. Rubin, Sefer HaMiddot, 1854, 15.12.
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  • AGE - OLD AGE
  • With the ancient is wisdom and in length of days understanding.
    Bible: Job, 12.12. Cf. 32.9.
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  • AGE - THE AGE
  • He who served his age served all ages.
    Frishman, Yakalal, 1911.
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  • AGE - THE AGE
  • The age too is a Bible, through which God speaks to Israel.
    G. Salomon. I. Rabbiner Versammlung, Protokolle, 1844, 91.
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  • AGE - THE AGE
  • The reform which Judaism requires is an education of the age up to the Torah, not a leveling down of the Torah to the age.
    S. R. Hirsch. q KHD, p. 400.
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  • AGE - THE AGE
  • The spirit of the age is the very thing a great man changes.
    Disraeli, Coningsby, 1844, 9.7.
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  • AGE - THE AGE
  • The spirit of the age, as it is revealed to each of us, is too often only the spirit of the group in which the accidents of birth or education or occupation or fellowship have given us a place.
    Cardozo, Nature of the Judicial Process, 1921, p. 174.
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  • AGE - THE AGE
  • This age of steam, the age ofscience and sordidness, of divinity mixed with dirt.
    Harrison, Religion of a Modern Liberal, 1931, p. 129.
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  • AGE - THE AGES OF MAN
  • Adolescence is a kind of emotional seasickness. Both are funny, but only in retrospect.
    Koestlcr, Arrow in the Blue, 1952, p .82.
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  • AGE - THE AGES OF MAN
  • At one, like a king, adored by all. At two, like a pig, wallowing in dirt. At ten, he skips like a goat. At twenty, preens and neighs like a horse. Married, he works like an ass. When a father, he snarls like a dog. When old, he dodders like an ape.
    Simeon b. Eleazar. Eccles. R., 1.2. See Abot, 5.21.
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  • AGE - THE AGES OF MAN
  • I made man in three stages: when he was young, I overlooked his stumbling; when he was a man, I considered his purpose; and when he grows old, I watch him till he repent.
    Apocalypse of Sedrach, 16.
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  • AGE - THE AGES OF MAN
  • Men's minds, they say, ossify after forty.
    Oko. Menorah Journal, 1919, v. 135.
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  • AGE - THE AGES OF MAN
  • Solomon wrote first the Song of Songs, then Proverbs, then Ecclesiastes, and this is the way of the world. When young, we compose songs; when older, we make sententious remarks; and when old, we speak of the vanity of things.
    Jonathan, Cant. R., 1.1.10.
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  • AGE - THE AGES OF MAN
  • Your son at five is your master, at ten your slave, at fifteen your double, and after that, your friend or foe, depending on his bringing up.
    Hasdai, Ben HaMelek VeHaNazir, c. 1230, ch 7.
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  • AGE - THE AGES OF MAN
  • Youth is a blunder, Manhood a struggle, Old Age a regret.
    Disraeli, Coningsby, 1844, 3.1.
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  • AGEN
  • Einem die Agen abschütten. - Grimm, I, 189.
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  • AGENTS
  • The last I heard of the young man in question, he was trying to eke out a miserable existence as a book agent while he was looking about for a position somewhere with the Government as a janitor or for some other equally humble occupation.
    BOOKER T. WASHINGTON
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  • AGGRESSION
  • At worst, is not this an unjust world, full of nothing but beasts of prey, four-footed or two-footed?
    THOMAS CARLYLE
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  • AGGRESSION
  • Attack is the reaction. I never think I have hit hard unless it rebounds.
    SAMUEL JOHNSON
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  • AGGRESSION
  • If there is no evidence that sport lowers aggression, at the same time it should be said that there is also no evidence that sport is motivated by aggression.
    ERICH FROMM
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  • AGGRESSION
  • It is unfair to blame man too fiercely for being pugnacious; he learned the habit from Nature.
    CHRISTOPHER MORLEY
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  • AGGRESSION
  • No absolute is going to make the lion lie down with the lamb: unless the lamb is inside.
    D. H. LAWRENCE
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  • AGGRESSION
  • The curse of modern times is the preponderance of male hormones in places where they can do longterm damage. Even if we're not talking about wars between nations or assaults on nature, there's still that aggressiveness that keeps us apart from each other and the problems we need to be working on.
    ROBERT JAMES WALLER
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  • AGGRESSION
  • The extent to which human aggression exemplifies innate tendencies is not clear.
    B. F. SKINNER
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  • AGGRESSION
  • To knock a thing down, especially if it is cocked at an arrogant angle, is a deep delight to the blood.
    GEORGE SANTAYANA
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  • ÄGIDIUS
  • Wie Aegidius sich verhält, ist der gantze Herbst bestellt. - Boebel, 43.
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  • AGLESTER (S. AELSTER)
  • Die Aglester neben die Nachtigall setzen. - Winckler, V, 79.
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  • AGNES
  • Wenn Agnes und Vincentius (21. und 22. Jan.) kommen, wird neuer Saft im Baum vernommen.
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  • AGONY
  • Betwixt them both they have done me to dy
    Through wounds, and strokes, and stubborn handeling,
    That death were better than such agony
    As grief and fury unto me did bring.
    SPENSER: Faerie Queene
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