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«Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.»
«For I have heard the slander of many: fear was on every side: while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life.»
«For we have not followed cunningly devised fables, when we made known unto you the power and coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, but were eyewitnesses of his majesty.»
«And Esther spake yet again before the king, and fell down at his feet, and besought him with tears to put away the mischief of Haman the Agagite, and his device that he had devised against the Jews.»
«And the Jews undertook to do as they had begun, and as Mordecai had written unto them; / Because Haman the son of Hammedatha, the Agagite, the enemy of all the Jews, had devised against the Jews to destroy them, and had cast Pur, that is, the lot, to consume them, and to destroy them; / But when Esther came before the king, he commanded by letters that his wicked device, which he devised against the Jews, should return upon his own head, and that he and his sons should be hanged on the gallows.»
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«A sect or party is an incognito devised to save man from the vexation of thinking.»
«A good story cannot be devised; it has to be distilled.»
«Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.»
«Conscience is but a word that cowards use, / Devised at first to keep the strong in awe.»
«Ceremony was but devised at first to set a gloss on faint deeds, hollow welcomes, recanting goodness, sorry ere 'Tis shown; but where there is true friendship, there needs none.»
Author: William Shakespeare
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