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The earth has grown old with its burden of care But at Christmas it always is young, The heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair And its soul full of music breaks the air, When the song of angels is sung. - Phillips Brooks

Sweet are the uses of adversity, which, like a toad, though ugly and venomous, wears yet a precious jewel in its head. - William Shakespeare

Good name in man and woman is the immediate jewel of their souls. - William Shakespeare

What is a Sonnet? 'Tis the pearly shell That murmurs of the far-off, murmuring sea; A precious jewel carved most curiously; It is a little picture painted well. What is a Sonnet? 'Tis the tear that fell From a great poet's hidden ecstasy; A two-edged sword, a star, a song, ah me! Sometimes a heavy tolling funeral bell. - Richard Watson Gilder

Truffles must come to the table in their own stock (and) as you break open this jewel sprung from a poverty-stricken soil, imagine-if you have never visited it-the desolate kingdom where it rules. - Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom. (The Art of War) - Sun Tzu

Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, Is the immediate jewel of their souls: Who steals my purse steals trash; 'tis something, nothing; 'Twas mine, 'tis his, and has been slave to thousands; But he that filches from me my good name Robs me of that which not enriches him And makes me poor indeed. - William Shakespeare

Though we take from a covetous man all his treasure, he has yet one jewel left; you cannot bereave him of his covetousness. - John Milton