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1 Sin will pluck on sin.”

24-iv.2. 2 'Tis one thing to be tempted, Another thing to fall.

5-ii. l. 3 'Tis not enough to help the feeble up, But to support him after.

27-i. 1. 4

When our actions do not,
Our fears do make us traitors.

15-iv.2. 5 Charity itself fulfils the law.

8-iv. 3. 6

Be to yourself,
As
you would to your friend.

25-i. 1. 7 Trust not him, that hath once broken faith.

23-iv. 4. 8 There's place, and means,

for
every man alive.

11-iv. 3. 9 How oft the sight of means to do ill deeds, Makes deeds ill done!

16-iv. 2. 10 A heart unspotted is not easily daunted.

22-iii. 1. 11 IU deeds are doubled with an evil word.

14-üi.2. 12 Do not cast away an honest man for a villain's accusation.

22-i.3. 13 There's not one wise man among twenty that will praise himself.

6--V.2.

e 2 Tim. iii. 13.

14 Small things make base men proud. 22-iv. l. 15 Who seeks, and will not take, when once 'tis

offerid,
Shall never find it more.

30-ii. 7. 16 Tears shew their love, but want their remedies.

17-iii. 3. 17 They, that dally nicely with words, may quickly make them wanton.

4-iii. 1. 18 Heavens are just, and time suppresseth wrongs.

23-iii. 3. 19

They well deserve to have,
That know the strong'st and surest way to get.

17-i. 3. 20

Mock not flesh and blood
With solemn reverence.

17-ü. 2. 21 Things may serve long, but not serve ever.

11-ii. 2. 22 One drunkard loves another of the name.

8-iv.3. 23 God the best maker of all marriages. 20-v. 2. 24 Small cheer, and great welcome, makes a merry feast.f

14-iii. I.

25 Manhood is call'd foolery, when it stands Against a falling fabric.

28-iii. 1. 26

Let instructions enter
Where folly now possesses.

31-i. 6. 27 A madman's epistles are no gospels. 4-v. 1. 28 Devils soonest tempt, resembling spirits of light.

8_iv. 3. 29

How poor an instrument
May do a noble deed!

30—V.2. 30 À golden-mind stoops not to shows of dross.

9-ii, 7.

{"Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith."

31 What's gone, and what 's past help,

Should be past grief.

13–iii. 2.

32 It is religion, that doth make vows kept.

16-üi. 1. 33 A crafty knave does need no broker. 22-i. 2. 34 Young blood will not obey an old decree.

8-iv. 3. 35 Graces challenge grace.

23—iv.8. 36 Direct not him, whose way himself will choose.

17-ii. 1. 37 True nobility is exempt from fear. 22-iv. 1. 38 All offences come from the heart. 20-iv. 8. 39 The will of man is by his reason sway'd.

7-ü. 3. 40 The amity, that wisdom knits not, folly may easily untie.

26-ii. 3. 41 Be ever known to patience.

304iii. 6. 42 True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings.

24-v.2. 43 Pleasure, and action, make the hours seem short.

37-ii. 3. 44 Things sweet to taste, prove in digestion sour.

17-i. 3. 45 To weep, is to make less the depth of grief.

23–ii. l. 46 Conscience is a thousand swords. 24-V.2. 47 Every cloud engenders not a storm. 23-V.3. 48 Truth hath a quiet breast.

17-i. 3. 49 Unquiet meals make ill digestions. 14-v. 1. 50 Things ill got had ever bad success. 23-ii.2. 51 Divorce not wisdom from your honour.

19 . 1.

& Matt. xv. 18, 19.

52 It is a sin to be a mocker.

9-i. 2.

53 Some innocents 'scape not the thunder-bolt.

30–4.5. 54 Seek not a scorpion's nest.

22-üi. 2. 55

Society is no comfort
To one not sociable.

31-iv.2. 56 Past all shame, so past all truth. 13-iii. 2. 57 Every one can master a grief, but he that has it.

6-iii. 2. 58 He, that will have a cake out of the wheat, must tarry the grinding."

26-i. 1. 59

So Judas kiss'd his Master; And cried—all hail! when as he meant-all harm.

23-v.7.

60 Against the blown rose may they stop their nose, That kneel'd unto the buds.

30-iii. 11.

61

Pleasure and revenge
Have ears more deaf than adders to the voice
Of
any
true decision.

26-ii. 2. 62 Wrong hath but wrong, and blame the due of blame.

24-v.1.

63 An English courtier may be wise, And never see the Louvre.i

25-i. 3. 64

What cannot be avoided,
'Twere childish weakness to lament or fear.

23-V. 4. 65

Ignorance is the curse of God, Knowledge the wing wherewith we fly to heaven.

22-iv. 7. 66

An hypocrite,
Is good in nothing but in sight. 33_i. 1.

h Grinding.--the bolting, the leavening, the kneading, the making of the cake, the heating of the oven, and the baking; nay, you must stay the cooling too, or you may chance to burn your lips,

i A palace at Paris.

67 Vice repeated, is like the wand'ring wind, Blows dustk in others' eyes.

33-i. 1. 68 Those that with haste will make a mighty fire, Begin it with weak straws.

29_i. 3. 69 Great griefs medicine the less. 31-iv.2. 70 Great men have reaching hands. 22-iv. 7. 71. An honest tale speeds best, being plainly told.

24-iv. 4. 72 Dread curses—like the sun 'gainst glass,

Or like an overcharged gun-recoil. 22—iii. 2. 73 Action is eloquence, and the eyes of the ignorant More learned than their ears.

28iii. 2.

74 Wishers were ever fools.

30-iv. 13.

75 'Tis better playing with a lion's whelp,

Than with an old one dying. 30-iii. 11. 76 Achievement is command; ungain’d, beseech.'

26-i. 2. 77 What is the trust or strength of foolish man?

21-iii. 2.

78

Never anger

30-iv. 1.

79

Made good guard for itself.

A beggar's book
Outworths a noble's blood."

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80 The harder match'd, the greater victory.

23-v. I. 81 There's beggary in the love that can be reckon'd.

30-i. 1. 82 Banish the canker of ambitious thoughts.

22-i.2. 83 Things won are done, joy's soul lies in the doing.

26-i.2. 84 Friendly counsel cuts off many foes. 21-üi. l.

+ That is, which blows dust. | Men, after possession, become our commanders ; before it, they are our supplicants.

m That is, the literary qualifications of a bookish beggar are more prized than the high descent of hereditary greatness.

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