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The evil of duelling. You undergo too strict a paradox, Striving to make an ugly deed look fair : Your words have took such pains, as if they labour'd To bring manslaughter into form, set quarrelling Upon the head of valour; which, indeed, Is valour misbegot, and came into the world When sects and factions were newly born: He's truly valiant, that can wisely suffer The worst that man can breathe ; and make his wrongs His outsides; wear them like his raiment, carelessly; And ne'er prefer his injuries to his heart, To bring it into danger. If wrongs be evils, and enforce us kill, What folly 'tis, to hazard life for ill? 27-iii. 5. 557
Stop the rage betime,
22-iii. 1. 558 Compassion recommended to the proud.
Take physic, Pomp;
34-iii. 4. 559 The duty owing to ourselves and others.
Love all, trust a few,
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Self-knowledge. I will chide no breather in the world, but myself; against whom I know most faults.
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Imperfections belong to the best.
Thou art noble; yet, I see, Thy honourable metal may be wrought
From that it is disposed :* Therefore 'tis meet
What other oath,
Unto bad causes swear
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News, good and bad.
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Submission. Ask God for temperance ; that's the appliance only, Which your disease requires.
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Love and meekness, Become a churchman better than ambition.
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Determine on some course, More than a wild exposure to each chance That starts i’ the way before thee.
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* Disposed to.
Love thyself last; cherish those hearts that hate thee;
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Jests unbecoming to age.
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The danger of false accusation.
Take good heed,
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The same. Be certain what
lest Prove violence.
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The advantage of sincerity.
Taunt my faults With such full license, as both truth and malice Have power to utter. O, then we bring forth weeds, When our quick winds* lie still; and our ills told us, Is as our earing."
30-i. 2. 574 Things unavoidable not to be deplored. Be you not troubled with the time, which drives O’er your content these strong necessities; But let determined things to destiny Hold unbewail'd their way.
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You ever-gentle gods Let not my worser spirits tempt me again To die before you please!
* The sense is, that man not agitated by censure, like soil not ven. tilated by quick winds, produces more evil than good.
| Tilling, ploughing; prepares us to produce good seed. | Corrupt nature,-a depraved nature.
If we shall stand still,
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The same. Now, for the love of Love, and her soft hours, Let's not confoundt the time with conference harsh : There's not a minute of our lives should stretch Without some pleasure now.
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Persuasion. May'st thou have the spirit of persuasion, and he the ears of profiting, that what thou speakest may move, and what he hears may be believed.
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Ingratitude, how extinguished. We sent to thee; to give thy rages balm, To wipe out our ingratitude with loves Above their quantity.
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Reason to be regarded.
Do not banish reason
* Let not ill-humour be added.
583 Praise to be bestowed seasonably.
Praise us as we are tasted, allow us as we prove; our head shall go bare, till merit crown it: no perfection in reversion shall have a praise in present: we will not name desert, before his birth; and, being born, his addition* shall be humble. 26-iii. 2. 584
Injuries. We thought not good to bruise an injury, till it were full ripe.
Be advised :
25-i. 1. Suspicion.
If I mistake
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The exuberance of lenity.
This too much lenity
Title. fi.c. If the proofs which I can offer will not support the opinion I have formed, no foundation can be trusted.