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On Anger.

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Virtue our highest Interest.

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The same Subject.

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On the immortality of the Soul. Spectator.

On the Being of a God.

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T o be ever active in laudable pursuits, is the diftin

guishing characteristic of a man of merit. 1 THERE is an heroic innocence, as well as an heroic courage.

There is a mean in all things. Even virtue itself hath its stated limits; which not being strictly observed, it ceases to be virtue.

It is wiser to prevent a quarrel beforehand, than to revenge it afterwards.

It is much better to reprove, than to be angry fecretly.

No revenge is more herioc, than that which torments envy, by doing good.

The discretion of a man deferreth his anger, and it is his glory to pass over a transgression.

Money, like manure, does no good till it is spread. There is no real use of riches, except in the distribution; the reft is all conceit,

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