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119, CURSES.

Curses never pass
The lips of those that breathe them in the air,

Not to relent is beastly, savage, devilish,

121. OMNIPOTENCE. He who is the supreme King of Kings Confoundeth hidden falsehood,

122. GOVERNMENT, Woe to that land that's govern'd by a child. 123. INGRATITUDE.

'Tis call'd ungrateful With dull unwillingness to repay a debt, Which with a bounteous hand was kindly lent. Much more whenourimpatience wars with Heaven For taking back the blessing it hath lent us,

124. Ingratitude is monstrous.

125. PREVENTION. $ As well the fear of harm, as harm apparent, Should be prevented.

126. When clouds are seen wise men puton their cloaks; When the Sun sets who doth not look for night?

127. STORMS UNSEASONABLE. Untimely storms make men expect a dearth.

128. PRESENTIMENT. By a divine instin'ct, men's minds mistrust Ensuing danger: as, by proof, we see The water swell before a boisterous storm. 129. PREMATURITY.

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130. Sweet flowers are slow; and weeds make haste. 131. THE MIND'S MEASURE OF TIME.

Crosses on the way Make the way tedious, wearisome, and heavy.

132. FAME.
Without charàcters * Fame lives long.

Can moralize--two meanings in a word.

134. RELIANCE UPON HUMAN SUPPORT. O! momentary grace of mortal men, Which we more hunt for than the


of God, Who builds his hope in air of your fair looks, Lives like a drunken sailor on a mast; Ready with every nod to tumble down Into the fatal bowels of the deep.

135. DEATH--UNTHOUGHT. * They smile at Death who shortly shall be dead Il. 136. DEATH.

'Tis a vile thing to die When sen are unprepar'd, and look not for it.

137. OPPRESSION. * Bad is the world and all will come to nought, When wicked actions must be hid in thought, And none dares say he sees them.

138. HOW TO COMPARE EVENTS. Compare past woes with present happiness.

139. CALAMITY. Why should calamity be full of words +? * This accent, distinguishing characters as letters, may be called the I "Most men think all men mortal but themselves." Young, † “ Curæ leves loquentur; ingentes stupent,"

learned' one.


When Grief essays to speak, Let words have scope: tho' what they do impart Help nothing else, yet do they ease the heart.

141. BY CUSTOM, OR TIME. Use makes Grief tame.

142. DIVINE JUSTICE. * That high All-seer whom men dally with, Oft turns their feigned prayer upon their head.

143. Heaven oft hath forc'd the swords of wicked men To turn their points against their master's bosoms.

If you do fight against your Country's foes,
Your Country's bliss shall pay your pains the hire;
If you do fight in safeguard of your wives,
Your wives shall welcome home the conquerors ;
If you do free your children from the sword,
Your children's children quit it in your age.

In civil war
The brother blindly sheds his brother's blood;
The father madly slaughters his own'son;
The son is murtherer of the sire.

Those best can aid in war that are most willing.

147. SIMPLICITY. An honest tale speeds best being plainly told.

148. HOPE. True hope is swift, and flies with swallow's wings.

149. UNEQUAL TREATY. What good condition can a treaty find L' the part that is at mercy?


CORIOLANUS. 150. WAR. Hope not who lose the field to keep the town,

151. COURAGE. O Boldness is not subtile.

152. INSTINCT. Nature teaches beasts to know their friends,

153. NATURAL DEFECTS. We call a nettle but a nettle ; and The faults of fools but folly.

154. POPULARITY FALSE. There have been many great men that have flattered the People who ne'er lov'd them.

155. PRE POSSESSION. § Those who love they know not why, hate upon no better ground.

156. UN POPULAR MANNERS. To seem to affect the malice and displeasure of the People is as bad as to flatter them for their love.

157. FULL; NOT PROLIX. Leave nothing out for length. 158. MAGNANIMITY.

True valour
Had rather have it's wounds to heal again,
Than listen how it got them.

Fortitude is the leading Virtue, and
Most dignifies the haver *.

* Noble deeds Should meet as noble an acceptance,

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161. SELECTION IN FRIENDSHIP, | It is virtuous to be universal in justice and benevolence; but not common in one's friendship.

162. FLATTERY. + Rather than flatter and be base for station, Let the high office and the honour go To such as would do thus. 163. PROGRESS OF EVIL.

* In ill half through, The one part suffer'd, the other men will do.

164. CUSTOM NOT ALWAYS PREFERABLE. What custom wills, in all things should we do it, The dust on antique Time would lie unswept, And mountainous error be too highly heapt For truth to overpeer.

165. WIT. Wit is strongly wedg'd up in a blocklead.

166. IRRITATION. Artful men put the passionate to rage, And thus they take advantage of their choler, 'Tis an unworthy triumph.

When two authorities are up,
Neither supreme, how soon confusion
May enter 'tween the gap of both and take
The one by the other.
168. HONOUR.

Better to starve
Than crave the hire which first we do deserve.

169. CLAMOUR. Tongues cry against the rectorship of judgment. 170. REBELLION.

$ In a rebellion


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