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  • I meane hereby that he which wilbeafliamcdof a pooie cote, wilbeproudcof a coftly cote: he thit will not be content with a hungry fupper, will be difquicted with dcfire of a deintier, and would alfo intcmperately abufe thofc deintics if he had them: he that hardly and vnquietly beareth a pri - uate and bafe i doite, will not»abfteine from pride if he climbe to ho - nors.

    The institution of christian religion 1578

  • 468: Supplie your present wants, and take no doite

    The Merchant of Venice (1623 First Folio Edition) 1623


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  • A small Dutch coin equivalent to one-eighth of a stiver, or one-half of an English farthing. The word later came to refer to a very small or trifling sum (used in a negative sense).

    November 7, 2007

  • And I thought it was just a madeupical Rickie Lee Jones lyric!

    November 7, 2007

  • Haha! I can't believe someone else remembers that lyric!

    Downstairs at Danny's all-star joint

    They got a juke box that goes doyt-doyt

    The vice is nice, they stay in the back all day

    But when the nighttime comes, hey-hey

    There's this cat down there that makes a bad kinda soup

    I come around struttin' my luck in my shoop coupe

    Cecil gives me coffee

    And he won't never take my coin

    I say, "I got thirty dollars in my pocket! Whatchoo doin'?"

    November 7, 2007

  • I made a Tunie list out of that song.

    November 7, 2007

  • Heehee.

    November 7, 2007