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'Tis safer to Avoid what's grown, than question how ’tis born.

13-i.2. 476

Men, that make
Envy, and crooked malice, nourishment,
Dare bite the best.

25-v. 2. 477 Pity is the virtue of the law,

And none but tyrants use it cruelly. 27-iii. 5. 478 The flighty purpose never is o'ertook, Unless the deed go with it.

15-iv. 1. 479 A good and virtuous nature may recoil, In an imperial charge."

15_iv. 3. 480

When did friendship take
A breed for barren metals of his friend?

9-1.3. 481 Falsehood, cowardice, and poor descent; Three things that women highly hold in hate.

2-iii. 2. 482 How much better is it to weep at joy, than to joy at weeping?

6-i. 1. 483

Our very eyes
Are sometimes like our judgments, blind.

31-iv.2. 484 Foolery does walk about the orb, like the sun; it shines


4iii. 1. 485 Love yourself; and in that love, Not unconsider'd leave


honour. 25_1.2. 486 The art of our necessities is strange,

That can make vile things precious. 34–ii, 2. 487

To be wise, and love,
Exceeds man's might.

26-iii. 2. 488 We know what we are, but know not what we


may be.t

F i. e. A virtuous mind may recede from goodness in the execution of a royal commission.

$ Interest. + Of the truth of this Hazael, king of Syria, affords a striking instance. See 2 Kings, viii. 12, 13.


Can snore upon the flint, when restive sloth
Finds the down pillow hard.

31-iii. 6. 490 Who cannot be crushed with a plot? 11-iv. 3. 491 When sorrows come, they come not single spies, But in battalions.

36-iv.5. 492

We are such stuff
As dreams are made of, and our little life
Is rounded with a sleep.

1-iv.1. 493 What is he for a fool, that betroths himself to unquietness ?

6--i.3. 494 Reputation;—oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.

37-ii. 3. 495

Briefly die their joys,
That place them on the truth of girls and boys.

31-v.5. 496

We are made to be no stronger Than faults may shake our frames. 5-ii. 4. 497 When good-will is shew'd, though it come too

short, The actor may plead pardon. 30-ü. 5. 498 A double blessing is a double grace. 36-i.3. 499 Where the greater malady is fix’d, The lesser is scarce felt.

34-iii. 4. 500 All difficulties are but easy when they are known.

5-iv.2. 501 Notes of sorrow, out of tune, are worse

Than priests and fanes that lie. 31-iv. 2. 502 Put armour on thine ears, and on thine eyes.

27-iv.3. 503 More pity, that the eagle should be mew'd, While kites and buzzards prey at liberty.


24-i. 1.

u Confined.

504 The sweat of industry would dry, and die, But for the end it works to.

31-iii. 6. 505

Men, that hazard all, Do it in hope of fair advantages. 9-ii. 7. 506 Every present time doth boast itself Above a better, gone.

13-v.l. 507 Hope to joy, is little less in joy, Than hope enjoy'd.

17-ii. 3. 508 Be that thou know'st thou art, and then thou

As great as that thou fear'st.

4-v.l. 509 Fashion wears out more apparel than the man.

6-iii. 3. 510 A great man's memory may outlive his life

36-iii. 2.

half a year.

511 We are born to do benefits.


512 Conceit' in weakest bodies strongest works.

36-iii. 4. 513 To shew an unfelt sorrow,

is an office Which the false man does easy. 15-ii.3. 514 What good condition can a treaty find I’ the part that is at mercy ?

28-i. 10. 515 Though fortune, visible an enemy,

Should chase us; power no jot

Hath she to change our loves. 13-v.1. 516 Lovers swear more performance than they are

able, and yet reserve an ability that they never perform; vowing more than the perfection of ten, and discharging less than the tenth part

26-iii. 2. 517

A tardiness in nature,
Which often leaves the history unspoke,
That it intends to do?


of one.

" Apprehension.

518 The love that follows us, sometime is our

Which still we thank as love.

15-i. 6. 519 Let thy fair wisdom, not thy passion, sway:

4-iv. 1. 520

To the noble mind,
Rich gifts wax poor, when givers prove unkind.

36-iii. 1. 521 When once our grace we have forgot, Nothing goes right.

5-iv. 4. 522 Then do we sin against our own estate, When we may profit meet, and come too late.

27-v.l. 523 What simple thief brags of his own attaint ?

14-iii. 2. 524 Beggary is valiant.

22-iv. 2. 525 Report is fabulous and false. 21-i. 3. 526 Things, that are past, are done. 30-i. 2. 527 A little snow, tumbled about, Anon becomes a mountain.

16-üi. 4. 528 Reason and love keep little company together.

7iii. 1. 529 Fire that is closest kept, burns most of all.

2-i.2. 530 They do not love, that do not shew their love.

2-i. 2. 531 They love least, that let men know their love.

2-i.2. 532 As jewels lose their glory, if neglected, So princes their renown, if not respected.

33–ii. 2. 533 Treason is not inherited.


534 Love they to live," that love and honour have.


i. e. Let them live.

535 Dumb jewels often, in their silent kind, More than quick words, do move a woman's mind.

2-iii. 1. 536 Small to greater matters must give way.

30-i.2. 537 No evil lost is wail'd when it is gone.

14-iv.2. 538

The fine 'st the crown;
Whate'er the course, the end is the renown.

11-iv. 4. 539 Some grief shews much of love; But much of grief shews still some want of wit.

35-iii. 5. 540 Truth loves open dealing.

25-iii. 1. 541 Fear and love hold quantity;

In neither aught, or in extremity. 36-iii, 2. 542 Every inordinate cup is unblessed, and the in- , gredient is a devil.

37-ii. 3. 543 Many a man's tongue shakes out his master's undoing.

11-ii. 4. 544 None can cure their harms by wailing them.

24-ii. 2. 545 He wants wit, that wants resolved will.

2-ii. 6. 546 Brave death outweighs bad life. 2840.6. 547 Beggars, mounted, run their horse to death.

23-i. 4. 548 The ripest fruit first falls.

17_ii. 1. 549 Fathers, that wear rags,

Do make their children blind;
But fathers, that bear bags,

Shall see their children kind. 34-ii. 4.

550 Too much to know, is to know nought but fame.

8ị. 1.

I The end.

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