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As they by no means improved on better acquaintance, and as familiarity breeds contempt, he resolved to banish them from his thoughts by dint of hard walking.
Familiarity breeds contempt; I have made myself too cheap.
In his view, some of the officers had unduly overstayed and needed to be posted elsewhere, because familiarity breeds contempt.
Familiarity breeds contempt, goes another ancient axiom.
If familiarity breeds contempt then it's no wonder everyone in Scottish football is feuding like a family in the last few days of a fortnight at Butlins.
It is said that familiarity breeds contempt, but for Kevin Belingon it creates hunger.
Howe writes: "Everything ceases to be wonderful the moment we get used to it." A popular version of this is "Familiarity breeds contempt." Or, as one cynic says: "Familiarity breeds attempt."
They say "familiarity breeds contempt," and that probably captures my perception of the Orion Nebula (S&T: Dec.
Leigh Hunt, principal horticultural advisor at the Royal Horticultural Society, says: "Robust everyday shrubs are the humdrum wallpaper in the urban environment and it seems that in the case of some of the more well-known varieties, familiarity breeds contempt.
IF familiarity breeds contempt, then tensions between Waterford and Clare players will be rising steadily.
THEY say that familiarity breeds contempt and nowhere is that more obvious than on our roads.
"Familiarity breeds contempt.'' If the old adage is true, then the expensive television political spots are a waste of money.
Yeah, I know, but "Familiarity breeds contempt." Familiarity also brings ...
In school, as in any other walk of life, familiarity breeds contempt. A good teacher can't be a pupil's best mate.
Bruce, 53, added: "The problem is familiarity breeds contempt and that's maybe the case with Arsene now.