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150 Most friendship is feigning, most loving mere folly!

10—ii. 7. 151 Judgment, and reason, have been grand jury

men, since before Noah was a sailor. 4-ii. 2. 152

The weakest kind of fruit
Drops earliest to the ground.

9-iv. 1. 153

Praising what is lost, Makes the remembrance dear. 11-V, 3. 154 We are time's subjects.

19-i. 3. 155 Mirth cannot move a soul in agony.

8-V. 2.

156 The grappling vigour and rough frown of war

Is cold in amity and painted peace. 16-iii. 1. 157

The blood more stirs, To rouse a lion than to start a hare. 18-i. 3. 158

Fears attend
The steps of wrong.

16-iv. 2. 159 Grief makes one hour ten.

17-i. 3. 160 Rage must be withstood : Lions make leopards tame.

17-i. 1. 161 I like not fair terms,* and a villain's mind.

9-i. 3.

162 He's no man on whom perfections wait, That, knowing sin within, will touch the gate.

33-i. 1.


Sudden sorrow Serves to say thus,-Some good thing comes to-morrow.

19-iv. 2. 164 What's to come, is still unsure. 4-ii. 3. 165 Some, Cupid kills with arrows, some with traps. 166 'Tis seldom, when the bee doth leave her comb In the dead carrion.

6-iii. 1.

* Kind words, good language.

19-iv. 4. 167 Fly pride, says the peacock.

14-iy. 3. 168 Out of this nettle, danger, we pluck this flower safety.

18–ii. 3. 169 In poison there is physic.

19-i. 1. 170 Lovers ever run before the clock. 9-ii. 6. 171 Who dares not stir by day, must walk by night.

16-i. 1. 172 Greatness knows itself.

18-iv. 3. 173 Ourselves we do not owe.*

4-i. 5. 174 Men, that stumble at the threshold, Are well foretold—that danger lurks within.

23-iv. 7. 175 The bird, that hath been limed in a bush, With trembling wings misdoubtetht every bush.

23-V. 6. 176 And when the lion fawns upon the lamb, The lamb will never cease to follow him.

23-iv. 8. 177 A little fire is quickly trodden out; Which, being suffer'd rivers cannot quench.

23-iv. 8. 178 Drones suck not eagles' blood, but rob beehives.

22-iv. 1. 179 When the fox hath once got in his nose, He'll soon find means to make the body follow.

23-iv. 7. 180 Raging wind blows up incessant showers, And when the rage allays, the rain begins.

23_i. 4. 181 'Tis but a base ignoble mind, That mounts no higher than a bird can soar.


22-ii. 1.

*Own, possesg.
To misdoubt, is to suspect danger, to fear.

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182 Nice customs curt'sy to great kings. 20—9. 2. 183 A staff is quickly found to beat a dog.

22-iii. 1. 184 Soldiers' stornachs always serve them well.

21-ii. 3. 185 'Tis beauty, that doth oft make women proud ;

'Tis virtue, that doth make them most admired;
'Tis government* that makes them seem divine.

23-i. 4. 186 Far from her nest the lapwing cries away.t

14-iv. 2. 187 Woe to that land, that's govern'd by a child !

24-ii. 3. 188 Man and birds are fond of climbing high.

22-i. 1. 189

Unbidden guests
Are often welcomest, when they are gone.

21-ii. 2.
190 Thersites' body is as good as Ajax,
When neither are alive.

31-iv. 2. 191 Who does i' the wars more than his captain can,

Become's his captain's captain. 30-iii. 1. 192 By medicines life may be prolong'd, yet death Will seize the doctor too..

31-7. 5. 193 The mind shall banquet, though the body pine.

Fat paunches have lean plates; and dainty bits
Make rich the ribs, but bank’rout quite the wits.

8-i. 1.
194 Celerity is never more admired,
Than by the negligent.

30-lii. 7. 195 It is war's prize to take all vantages. 196 A woman impudent and mannish grown Is not more loath'd than an effeminate man.

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26-iii. 3.

* Government in the language of the time signified evenness of temper, and decency of manners. Who crieth most where her nest is not.

| Eccles. X. 16. $Too much fame is dangerous to one in an inferior command.

197 Honesty will wear the surplice of humility over

the black gown of a big heart. 11-i. 3. 198 'Tis pride that pulls the country down.

37-ii. 3. 199 Nothing almost sees miracles, But misery.*

34–ii. 2. 200

Nature wants stuff To vie strange forms with fancy. 30-v. 2. 201 A knavish speech sleeps in a foolish ear.

36-iv. 2. 202 Men's vows are women's traitors! 31-iii. 4.

203 The fool slides o'er the ice that you should break.

26-iii. 3. 204 The nature of bad news infects the teller.

30-i. 2. 205 Fools are not mad folks.

31-ii. 3.

206 Short summers lightlyt have a forward spring.

24-iii. 1. 207 Security gives way to conspiracy. 29-ii. 3. 208 Opinion's but a fool, that makes us scan The outward habit by the inward man. I

33-ii. 2. 209 When good manners shall lie all in one or two

men's hands, and they unwashed too, 'tis a foul thing.

35_i. 5. 210 'Tis not for gravity to play at cherry-pits with Satan.

4-iii. 4. 211 Time must friend, or end.


26-i. 2. 212 What is the city, but the people ? 28-iii. 1.

* The quarto reads:

Nothing almost sees my wrack

But misery. tCommonly. ti. e. What makes us scan the man by § A play among boys.

outward habit.



213 Truth's a dog that must to kennel; he must be

whipped out, when Lady, the brach,* may stand by the fire and stink.

34-i. 4. 214 All that follow their noses, are led by their eyes, but blind men.

34-ii. 4. 215

A custom
More honour'd in the breach, than the observe

36_i. 4. 216 Our thoughts are ours, their ends none of our

36-iii. 2. 217 Great men should drink with harnesst on their throats.

27-i. 2. 218 Opinion, a sovereign mistress of effects.

37-i. 3. 219 Nature must obey necessity. 29-iv. 3. 220 Trust not to rotten planks.

30_iii. 7. 221

Guiltiness will speak Though tongues were out of use. 37-v. 1. 222 Knavery's plain face is never seen, lill used.

37-ii. 1. 223 Still him in praise.

25-i. 1. 224 A man may see how this world goes, with no

eyes. Look with thine ears. 34_iv. 6. 225 If money go before, all ways

3-ii. 2. 226 Time is a very bankrupt, and owes more than he's worth, to season. I

14-iv. 2. 227

The arms are fair,
When the intent of bearing them is just.

Him in eye,

do lie open.

18-v. 2. 228 There is no fettering of authority. 11-ii. 3.

* Bitch-hound.

† Armour. A most deeply philosophical reproof on mankind for their tardy progress in knowledge, speculative and moral.

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