Visits Always Give Pleasure, If Not The Arrival, The Departure. Portuguese Proverb
Visits always give pleasure, if not the arrival, the departure.
Visits always give pleasure: if not on arrival, then on the departure.
-- Edouard Le Berquier, "Pensees des Autre...
Visits always bring joy - if not in the arrival, surely in the departure!
There is a remedy for everything; it is called death. -- Portuguese Proverb
What is bought is cheaper than a gift. Portuguese Proverb
Beware of a man that does not talk and a dog that does not bark. Portuguese Proverb
The dog wags his tail, not for you, but for your bread. Portuguese Proverb
A rich widow weeps with one eye and signals with the other. Portuguese Proverb
Would it give you a lot of pleasure? -- Zaphod
ABRUPT, adj. Sudden, without ceremony, like the arrival of a cannon- shot and the departure of the soldier whose interests are most affected by it.
Dr. Samuel Johnson beautifully said of another author's ideas that they were "concatenated without abruption....