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Beauty lives with kindnessf.

2-iv. 2.


There was never yet fair woman, but she made

mouths in a glass.

34-iii. 2.


49. Beauty itself doth of itself persuade
The eyes of men without an orator.
All orators are dumb, when beauty pleadeth.

34-iii. 2.

34-iii. 2.

51. 'Tis beauty, that doth oft make women proud; 'Tis virtue, that doth make them most admired; 'T is governments that makes them seem divine. 23-i. 4.

52. How like Eve's apple doth thy beauty grow, If thy sweet virtue answer not thy show!


'T is seldom, when the bee doth leave her comb,
In the dead carrion.
19-iv. 4.



A beggar's book

Outworths a noble's bloodb.

25-i. 1.

55. Beggars, mounted, run their horse to death.

23-i. 4.


Beggary is valiant.

22-iv. 2.


They are but beggars that can count their worth.

35-ii. 6.

58. We are born to do benefits.

27-i. 2.

59. What is yours to bestow, is not yours to reserve.

4-i. 5.

60. Fast bind, fast find.

9-ii. 5.

f Beauty without kindness dies unenjoyed, and undelight


Government, in the language of the time, signified evenness of temper, and decency of manners.

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


61. The bird, that hath been limed in a bush, With trembling wings misdoubtethi every bush.

23-v. 6.

62. The bitter past, more welcome is the sweet.

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The blood more stirs,

To rouse a lion, than to start a hare.

18-i. 3.

66. Young bloods look for a time of rest. 29-iv. 3. 67. Young blood will not obey an old decree.

8-iv. 3.


When the sea is calm, all boats alike
Shew mastership in floating.

28-iv. 1.

69. Light boats sail swift, though greater hulks draw deep.

26-ii. 3.

70. Bondage is hoarse, and may not speak aloud.

35-ii. 2.

71. Borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. 35—i. 3.

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74. They that have the voice of lions, and the act of hares, are they not monsters?

26-iii. 2.

iTo misdoubt, is to suspect danger, to fear.

75. If a man will be beaten with brains, he shall wear nothing handsome about him.


6-v. 4.

Brevity is the soul of wit,

36-ii. 2.

And tediousness the limbs and outward flourishes.

77. How full of briars is this working-day world!

10-i. 3.

78. What need the bridge much broader than the flood?

79. Britain's harts die flying, not our men.

6-i. 1.

31-v. 3.

80. We cannot weigh our brother with ourself.

5-ii. 2.

81. In time the savage bull doth bear the yoke.

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The camomile, the more it is trodden on, the faster it grows.

18-ii. 4.

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89. Care keeps his watch in every old man's eye; And where care lodges, sleep will never lie.

35-ii. 3.

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93. Wisely and slow; They stumble that run fast.

There's warrant in that theft,

35-ii. 3.

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96. Take all the swift advantage of the hours.

24-iv. 1.

97. No might nor greatness in mortality Can censure 'scape.

5-iii. 2.

98. The sauce to meat is ceremony

(Meeting were bare without it).

15-iii. 4.

99. Against ill chances men are ever merry, But heaviness foreruns the good event.

19-iv. 2.

100. Who will not change a raven for a dove?

7-ii. 3.

101. Charity itself fulfils the law.

8-iv. 3.

102. More than our brother is our chastity. 5—ii. 4.

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106. He is well paid that is well satisfied. 9—iv. 1.



Conceit is still devived

From some fore-father grief.

17-ii. 2.

108. Conceit, more rich in matter than in words, Brags of his substance, not of ornament.

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112. Suspicion always haunts the guilty mind: The thief doth fear each bush an officer.

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116. Conversel with him that is wise, and says little.

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