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The best way to see divine light, is to put out thine own
candle. The hermit thinks the sun shines no where but in his cell. The wrath of brothers is the wrath of devils. ---Spanish. The offender never pardons.--Italian. The timid and weak are the most revengeful and implacable. The loquacity of fools is a lecture to the wise. The example of good men is visible philosophy. The fool is busy in every one's business but his own. The good palliate a bad action.
Ital.-La buona intenzione scusa 'el mal fatto. The follies of youth are food for repentance in old age. The devil entangles youth with beauty, the miser with gold,
the ambitious with power, the learned by false doctrine. The first degree of folly is to think one's self wise; the next
to tell others so; the third, to despise all counsel, The devil goes shares in gaming. There are as many serious follies as light ones. The greatest learning is to be seen in the greatest plainness. The most lasting monuments are, doubtless, the paper mo
They ought not to do evil that good may come.
Spanish.-La verdad adelgazo pero no quiebra.
Truths and roses have thorns about them.
Ital.-La verita e figlia del tempo.
A proud, but generous sentiment.
U. V. Unkindness has no remedy at law. Vain glory blossoms, but never bears. Vice is it's own punishment, and sometimes it's own cure. Vows made in storms are forgotten in calms.
w. Wealth breeds a pleurisy, ambition a fever, liberty a vertigo,
and poverty is a dead palsy.-Gaelic.
The French say, “A foolish judge makes a short sentence.”
Lat.Quod est in corde sobrii est in ore ebrii.
when you are calm, remember that you may be angry.
Who is wicked in the country will be wicked in the town. Who thinks often of death, does things worthy of life.
Who teaches often learns himself.-Italian.
lation. Who has one foot in a brothel, has the other in the hospital.
Lat.-Honos alit artes.
ought, and you have done it to some purpose ! Who follow not virtue in youth, cannot fly sin in old age.
Ital. Worth hath been under-rated ever since wealth was over
valued. Who pardons the bad, injures the good.—Italian. ' Who perishes in needless danger is the devil's martyr. Whoredom and grace dwelt ne'er in one place.-Scotch. When you have no observers be afraid of yourself. When a proud man hears another praised, he thinks himself
injured. When passion enters at the foregate, wisdom goes out at the
Wise men have their mouth in their heart, fools their heart
in their mouth. Wisdom without innocence, is knavery ; innocence without
wisdom, is folly. Wisdom don't always speak in Greek and Latin. Wise men learn by others' harm, fools by their own. Wise men care not for what they cannot have. Who ever suffered for not speaking ill of others ? Wicked men, like madmen, have sometimes their lucid
intervals. Where the heart is past hope, the face is past shame.
Y. Years know more than books. You would do little for God if the devil were dead.Scotch. You make a great purchase when you relieve the necessitous. You plead after sentence given. You should ask the world's leave before you commend your.
You will never repent of being patient and sober.
failings. Your father's honour to you is but a seeond-hand honour. Youth and white paper take any impression.
Zeal, without knowledge, is like fire without light..
LAWS, GOVERNMENT, AND PUBLIC
A PRINCE wants a million, a beggar but a groat.
Ital. Il re non letterato é un asino incoronato. A king is never powerful that has not power on the sea.- Ital. A king promises, but observes only what he pleases.
Ital. Un prince promette, ma non osserva se non cio che gli com
An ill man in office is a public calamity.
England owes her superiority to other nations ! Thank God, we
“ Eat straw," they eat straw. Antiquity cannot privilege an error, nor novelty prejudice a
Ital.-Noce piu la pace simulata, che la guerra aperta.