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|Unknown, Source Old men and far travelers may lie with authority. - Unknown, |
Source The alternative to a vacation is to stay home and tip every third person
you see. - Unknown, Source The bigger the summer vacation the harder the fall.
|Offences generally outweigh merits with great men. Offenders never pardon. Old |
birds are not caught with chaff. Old dogs bark not for nothing. Old foxes want no
tutors. Old men and travellers may lie with authority. Old men are twice children.
|M554* MEN must do as they may (can), not as they would (Varied from 1567; cf. |
... M567* Old MEN and far travelers may lie by authority (Collections from 1623
CAM., varied from 1509; OW591a supplements) 1607 Tomkis Lingua 2.1 Dl (Men
|The vendors set-up their booths in the same places, all selling similar kitsch to |
similar-looking people in similarly skimpy ... Buenos Aires Old men andfar
travelers may lie with authority. ... I'm told about another hostel not so far away.
|Old men and far travellers may lie by authority. 75. One lie draws ten after it. 76. |
One lie in the sultan's head will keep out twenty truths. Moorish. 77. One lie
makes many. 78. One lie reaches its hand to another. Ger. 79. One must adorn a
|M541 MEN are (but) men (From 1576) Add e.g.: 1587 J. Bridges Defence of the |
Government X5V: Homines sumus, labi possumus: We ... M567 Old MEN and far
travelers may lie by authority (Collections from 1623, varied from 1509; OW591a
|—Ralph Waldo Emerson In my later years (I am 80 this month) I always warn my |
students at the first meeting of a class by quoting an old English proverb: “Old
men and far travelers may lie by authority.” Since I am both, having visited 17 ...
|Ralph Waldo Emerson I In my later years (I am 80 this month) I always warn my |
students at the first meeting of a class by quoting an old English proverb: "Old
men and far travelers may lie by authority." Since I am both, having visited 17 ...
|(American) Better a lie that soothes than a truth that hurts. (Czech) ... (Spanish) |
He who comes from afar may lie without fear ofcontradiction as he is sure to be
listened to with the utmost attention. (French) ... (German) Old men and world
travelers may lie by authority. (German) One ... (Dutch) To lie about a far country
|Old men and far travellers may lie by authority. Puff not against the wind. Pouring |
oyl into the fire is not the way to quench it. Remove an old tree, and it will dye.
Saying and doing are two things. Somewhat is better than nothing. Speak fair,