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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #flea

Mark but this flea, and mark in this, How little that which thou deniest me is; Me it sucked first, and now sucks thee, And in this flea our two bloods mingled be; Thou know’st that this cannot be said A sin, or shame, or loss of maidenhead, Yet this enjoys before it woo, And pampered swells with one blood made of two, And this, alas, is more than we would do. Oh stay, three lives in one flea spare, Where we almost, nay more than married are. This flea is you and I, and this Our mariage bed and mariage temple is; Though parents grudge, and you, we are met, And cloisterd in these living walls of jet. Though use make you apt to kill me, Let not to that, self-murder added be, And sacrilege, three sins in killing three. Cruel and sudden, hast thou since Purpled thy nail in blood of innocence? Wherein could this flea guilty be, Except in that drop which it sucked from thee? Yet thou triumph’st, and say'st that thou Find’st not thy self, nor me the weaker now; ’Tis true; then learn how false, fears be: Just so much honor, when thou yield’st to me, Will waste, as this flea’s death took life from thee.

John Donne

#poem #songs-and-sonnets #sonnet #the-flea #death

When you lie down with dogs, you get up with fleas.

Jean Harlow

#down #fleas #get #lie #up

But we used to go to flea markets and things, and look for old 78 records that had silly song titles.

Neil Innes

#flea markets #go #had #look #markets

Flea stared at us, "I can't decide what's worse. Losing family members or not having a family member to lose.

Maria V. Snyder

#flea #maria-v-snyder #touch-of-power #family

So who gave him his name?" I asked. "Kerrick," Belen answered. Not who I'd expect. "Why 'Flea'?" A full-out grin spread across Flea's face. "Cause I'm fast and hard to catch." "Because he's a pest and hard to squash," Belen said. "Because he jumps about three feet in the air when you scare him," Loren added. "Because he's annoying and makes us itch with impatience," Quain said. "Thanks, guys. I love you too." Flea made exaggerated kissing noises and patted his ass.

Maria V. Snyder

#belen #flea #loren #maria-v-snyder #quain

I am not sure how much I would like being married if I wasn't married to him. A man who likes flea markets and isn't gay? I knew I was lucky.

Lynda Barry

#being #flea #flea markets #gay #him

My mother used to take me to flea markets in my stroller, and I would just rummage through the piles. You've got to dig through the overstuffed racks that everyone else just walks by. It's the only way to find the cool stuff.

Lily Collins

#dig #else #everyone #find #flea

The better a work is, the more it attracts criticism; it is like the fleas who rush to jump on white linens.

Gustave Flaubert

#better #criticism #fleas #jump #like

But was there ever dog that praised his fleas?

William Butler Yeats

#ever #fleas #his #praised

I actually picked up copies of Decline I and II at a flea market once. I walked out without paying.

Penelope Spheeris

#copies #decline #flea #i #ii

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