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«Ask a wise man to dinner and he'll upset everyone by his gloomy silence or tiresome questions. Invite him to a dance and you'll have a camel prancing about. Haul him off to a public entertainment and his face will be enough to spoil the people's entertainment.»
Author: Desiderius Erasmus
, haul up
«And they that understand among the people shall instruct many: yet they shall fall by the sword, and by flame, by captivity, and by spoil, many days.»
«But they shall fly upon the shoulders of the Philistines toward the west; they shall spoil them of the east together: they shall lay their hand upon Edom and Moab; and the children of Ammon shall obey them.»
«And your spoil shall be gathered like the gathering of the caterpiller: as the running to and fro of locusts shall he run upon them.»
«And their camels shall be a booty, and the multitude of their cattle a spoil: and I will scatter into all winds them that are in the utmost corners; and I will bring their calamity from all sides thereof, saith the LORD.»
«Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.»
«And Asa and the people that were with him pursued them unto Gerar: and the Ethiopians were overthrown, that they could not recover themselves; for they were destroyed before the LORD, and before his host; and they carried away very much spoil.»
«And Parshandatha, and Dalphon, and Aspatha, / And Poratha, and Adalia, and Aridatha, / And Parmashta, and Arisai, and Aridai, and Vajezatha, / The ten sons of Haman the son of Hammedatha, the enemy of the Jews, slew they; but on the spoil laid they not their hand.»
«A poem ought to be well made at first, for there is many a one to spoil it afterwards.»
«`It's very rude of him,' she said, / `To come and spoil the fun!'»