A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass will sway it from the truth and wreck the argosy. Walter Scott Quotes
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A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass will sway it from the truth and wreck the argosy.

Walter Scott

Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright and poet. Many of his works remain classics of both English-language literature and of Scottish literature. Famous titles include Ivanhoe, Rob Roy, Old Mortality, The Lady of the Lake, Waverley, The Heart of Midlothian and The Bride of Lammermoor.

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