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1) pearls before swine, Cast not. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...pearls before swine, Cast not An adaptation of a saying of Jesus in the Sermon on the Mount. The entire passage reads, Give not that which is holy unto the dogs,...

2) Cast Pearls before Swine (To). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...If pearls are cast to swine, the swine would only trample them under foot. 1...

3) Do not cast your pearls before swine. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...Do not cast your pearls before swine Do not waste good things on people who will not appreciate them. This proverb is adapted from a saying of Jesus from the Gospels,...

4) 84. T is little I could care for pearls. Part One: Life. Dickinson, Emily. 1924. Complete Poems
... T IS little I could care for pearls Who own the ample sea; Or brooches, when the Emperor With rubies pelteth me; Or gold, who am the Prince of Mines; 5 Or diamonds,...

5) Pearl (The). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Dioscor id s and Pliny mention the belief that pearls are formed by drops of rain falling into the oystershells while open; the rain-drops thus received being hardened...

6) pearl 1. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...approximately five points. 5. A yellowish white. Inflected forms: pearled, pearl·ing, pearls1. To decorate or cover with or as if with pearls. 2. To make into the...

7) Marguerite des Marguerites [the pearl of pearls]. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Francois called his sister (Marguerite de Valois), authoress of the Heptameron. She married twice: first, the Duc d Alencon, and then Henri d Albret, king of Navarre,...

8) Cor'onet. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...leaves above the band; that of a marquis with strawberry leaves alternating with pearls; that of an earl has pearls elevated on stalks, alternating with leaves above...

9) pearl, gem. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...that of the mother-of-pearl, or nacre, that forms the interior layer of the mollusk shell. 1Pearls may be round, pear-shaped, button-shaped, or irregular (baroque)...

10) 2266. Robert Herrick. 1591-1674. Bartlett, John, comp. 1919. Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.
...NUMBER: 2266 AUTHOR: Robert Herrick (1591–1674) QUOTATION: Some asked how pearls did grow, and where? Then spoke I to my girl To part her lips, and showed them there...

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