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" Dont waste your time at family funerals grieving for your relatives: attend to life, not to death: there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it, and better. "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 568
1868
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The Tract Magazine and Christian Miscellany

1865 - 346 pages
...him, in an underhand kind of way; that is, I exerted what little influence I could boast of; and as there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it, I was able to introduce my friend to another — market, we'll call it, and so there was no harm done....
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Janus; or, The Edinburgh literary almanach, Issue 2

Janus - 1826 - 568 pages
...yourself now. That's no like you at all. Hout, tout, mem, that's no fair — no like yoursel, Mrs Fairlie. There are as good fish in the sea as ever came out o' it. That's paying the living but a puir compliment, especially him who, — report says, — is...
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Life and Correspondence of John, Earl of St. Vincent, Volume 1

Edward Pelham Brenton - 1838 - 536 pages
...was a conclusion at once insulting to the navy and injurious to the service. We have a saying that " there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it ; " and Lord St. Vincent used to say that he would bring a flag promotion three hundred down the list...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 67

1838 - 596 pages
...left few of th« same breed behind him.' It was, however, a favourite maxim of Nelson's own, ' that * there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it;' and this he applied — as we ourselves do — to every case, great or small — which can arise in...
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

1867 - 738 pages
...evaded the subject, and talked of " nescio quid nugarum," and made absnrd, proverbial remarks, " that there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it"; and that it didn't seem to affect his appetite much, nor spoil his shooting. But I knew, for all that,...
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The Countess

Theodore Sedgwick Fay - 1840 - 958 pages
...leave your pretty Countess to take care of herself. These are no times for Quixotic expeditions, and there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it." " No, I shall remain ; and I am happy to have obtained from you the information I desired. Can I by...
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The Family magazine, Volume 1

1830 - 494 pages
...o'ermastered my feelings ; I did not lack pride, and I bit my lips to enforce the old saying — that " there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out o't." All went on well ; nothing was talked of but Margaret and the gentleman with the fortune, and...
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Reminiscences of Scenes and Characters in College: A Graduate of Yale, of ...

John Mitchell - 1847 - 248 pages
...may be worth repeating for the wholesome truth which it embodies. There is an old saw, or say, that " there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it ;" which you may have heard quoted to a young man who was in haste to make, and make sure, his choice,...
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British Farmer's Magazine, Issue 17

1850 - 618 pages
...on the subject. The result, as in other national instances of public competition, has shewn that " there are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it," and not only abundantly proved the wisdom of the commissioners' determination, but as fully justified...
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Bothwell: Or The Days on Mary Queen of Scots, Volume 1; Volume 493

James Grant - 1851 - 334 pages
...another." " Oh, never ! " said the young man earnestly — " never! " "Remember the old saw that sayeth, 'There are as good fish in the sea as ever came out of it.' Thou art still young, Konrad; thy years" "Have scarcely numbered two-and-twenty, and already I am tired...
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