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And yet run'st toward him still: Thou art not noble;
Thou art not thyself;
5-iii. 1. 334
Intemperance, the evil of it.
15-iv. 3. 335 How quickly nature falls into revolt, When gold becomes her object! For this, the foolish over-careful fathers Have broke their sleep with thoughts, their brains Their bones with industry:
+ Affects, affections.
u Leprous eruptions.
v Old age.
For this, they have engross'd and piled up,
How sour sweet music is, When time is broke, and no proportion kept! So is it in the music of men's lives.
Cowardice. Courage. Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. 29-ii. 2.
Jests misplaced may be fatal.
20%i. 2. 339
Simplicity in pleasing. That sport best pleases, that doth least know how: Where zeal strives to content, and the contents Die in the zeal of them which it presents, Their form confounded makes most form in mirth; When great things labouring perish in their birth.
8-v. 2. 340
The cloy'd will, (That satiate yet unsatisfied desire, That tub both fill'd and running,) ravening first The lamb, longs after for the garbage. 31-i. 7.
All is oblique; There's nothing level in our cursed natures, But direct villany.
+ Taking toll, gathering.
Brevity of life.
Runs his erring pilgrimage;
Buckles in his sum of age.
344 Sometimes we are devils to ourselves, When we shall tempt the frailty of our powers, Presuming on their changeful potency. 26-iv. 4. 345
Conscience, conscience, O, 'tis a tender place.
25 – ii. 2.
8-i. 1. 317
Excess not lasting. Violent fires soon burn out themselves : Small showers last long, but sudden storms are short; He tires betimes, that spurs too fast betimes ; With eager feeding, food doth choke the feeder: Light Vanity, insatiate cormorant, Consuming means, soon preys upon itself. 17-21. 1.
Youth and Age distinguished.
Youth no less becomes The light and careless livery that it wears, Than settled age his sables, and his weeds, Importing health and graveness.
A young man regards show in dress; an old man, health.
Love elevates and refines. Base men, being in love, have then a nobility in their natures more than is native to them.
37-ii. 1. 350 The most promising hopes often blasted.
As in the sweetest bud The eating canker dwells, so eating love Inhabits in the finest wits of all.
As the most forward bud Is eaten by the canker ere it blow, Even so by love the young and tender wit Is turn’d to folly ; blasting in the bud, Losing his verdure even in the prime, And all the fair effects of future hopes. 2-i. 1. 351
Sincere vows. 'Tis not the many oaths, that make the truth; But the plain single vow, that is vow'd true. What is not holy, that we swear not by, But take the Highest to witness." 11-iv. 2. 352
Silence, eloquent. The silence often of pure innocence Persuades, when speaking fails.
13–ii. 2. Delusion of imagination. O, who can hold a fire in his hand, By thinking on the frosty Caucasus ? Or cloy the hungry edge of appetite, By bare imagination of a feast? Or wallow naked in December snow, By thinking on fantastic summer's heat? O, no! the apprehension of the good, Gives but the greater feeling to the worse: Fell sorrow's tooth doth never rankle more, Than when it bites, but lanceth not the sore.
17-i. 3. 354.
Violence of love.
• The sense is, we never swear by what is not holy, but take to witness the Highest---the Divinity.
And leads the will to desperate undertakings,
Furiousness of fear.
To be furious,
When valour preys on reason,
Excess of grief and joy.
36-iii. 2. 357
Mental power. Nor stony tower, nor walls of beaten brass, Nor airless dungeon, nor strong links of iron, Can be retentive to the strength of spirit. 29–i. 3.
36-iii. 1. 359
Unjust pardon. Ignomy in ransom, and free pardon, Are of two houses: lawful
is Nothing akin to foul redemption.
To be worst,
e Determinations. ? That is, compared with the thing that helps it. 8 An ignominious ransom.