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Don’t spoil the ship for a ha’p’orth of tar. Meaning: Don’t jeopardize a project – especially a large one – by being miserly or cutting corners.

http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/English_proverbs

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A ship sails and I stand watching till she fades on the horizon and someone at my side says She is gone.

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A fog cannot be dispelled by a fan. Japanese

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Why does a virtuous man take delight in the landscapes? Because the din of the dusty world and the locked-in-ness of human habitations are what human nature habitually abhors; while on the contrary, haze, mist, and the haunting spirits of the mountains are what human nature seeks, and yet can rarely find.
Kuo His

http://www.great-quotes.com/cgi-bin/viewquotes.cgi?keyword=MIST&action=search

FOTO- clarence river at ulmarra in winter mist july 2009

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NORTHERN BELLES

HE WHO WOULD REST, MUST WORK.

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The sleep of the labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much; but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep. Ecdes, Y, 11.)

foto – lawnmowing in  Ulmarra 09

ROAD BUILT ON HOPE