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Thus to persist in doing wrong, extenuates not wrong, but makes it much more heavy.-HECT. II., 2.

The amity, that wisdom knits not, folly may easily untie.-ULYSS. II., 3.

To be wise, and love, exceeds man's might; that dwells with gods above.-CRES. III., 2.

They pass’d by me, as misers do by beggars ; neither gave to me good word, nor look.-ACHIL. III., 3.

Time hath, my lord, a wallet at his back, wherein he puts alms for oblivion, a great-siz’d monster of ingratitudes; those scraps are good deeds past: which are devour'd as fast as they are made, forgot as soon as done.—ULYSS. III., 3.

To have done, is to hang quite out of fashion ; like a rusty mail in monumental mockery.-ULYSS. III., 3.

Time is like a fashionable host, that slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand ; and with his arms outstretch'd, as he would fly, grasps-in the comer.ULYSS. III., 3.

Things in motion sooner catch the eye, than what not stirs.-Ulyss. III., 3.

Those wounds heal ill, that men do give themselves. -PATR. III., 3.

The end crowns all ; and that old common arbitrator, Time, will one day end it.-HECT. IV., 5.

To such as boasting shew their scars, a mock is due.-TRO. IV., 5.

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Valour's show, and valour's worth divide, in storms of fortune.-NEST. I., 3.

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What is aught, but as 'tis valued ?-Tro. II., 2.

Well may we fight for her, whom, we know well, the world's large spaces cannot parallel.-PAR. II., 2.

Words pay no debts, give her deeds.-Pan. III., 2.

When right with right wars, who shall be most right? -Tro. III., 2.

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Welcome ever smiles, and farewell goes out sighing. -Ulyss. III., 3.

Why tell you me of moderation ? the grief is fine, full, perfect, that I taste, and violenteth in a sense so strong as that which causeth it.—CRES. IV., 4.

While others fish with craft for great opinion, I with great truth catch mere simplicity.--Tro. IV., 4.

Wert thou an oracle to tell me so, I'd not believe thee.-HECT. IV., 5.

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Your silence, cunning in dumbness, from my weakness draws my very soul of counsel.—CRES. III., 2.

You train me to offend you.—HECT. V., 3.

Timon of Athens.

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A most incomparable man ; breath'd, as it were, to an untirable and continuate goodness.--MER. Act I., Scene 1.

A prodigal course is like the sun's ; but not like his, recoverable.-Luc. SERV. III., 4.

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As you are great, be pitifully good.-ALCIB. III., 5.

с Ceremony was but devis’d at first, to set a gloss on faint deeds, hollow welcomes, recanting goodness, sorry ere 'tis shewn; but where there is true friendship, there needs none.-TIM. I., 2.

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His large fortune, upon his good and gracious nature hanging, subdues and properties to his love and tendance all sorts of hearts.-Poet, I., 1.

He, that loves to be flattered, is worthy o' the flatterer.—APEM. I., 1.

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He's truly valiant, that can wisely suffer the worst that man can breathe.-1 SEN. III., 5.

He, and myself, have travell’d

in the great shower of your gifts, and sweetly felt it.-PAIN. V., 1.

His discontents are unremoveably coupled to nature. - 1 SEN. V., 2.

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I weigh my friend's affection with mine own.-Tim. I., 2.

I'm rapt, and cannot cover the monstrous bulk of this ingratitude with any size of words.-POET, V., 1.

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No levell’d malice infects one comma in the course I hold.-POET, I., 1.

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O, that men's ears should be to counsel deaf, but not to flattery.—APEM. I., 2.

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Pity is the virtue of the law, and none but tyrants use it cruelly.--ALCIB. III., 5.

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Revenge is no valour, but to bear.—1 SEN. III., 5.

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The fire i’ the flint shews not, till it be struck.POET, I., 1.

'Tis not enough to help the feeble up, but to support him after.—Tim. I., 1.

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There is no crossing him in his humour.–FLAV. 2.

'Tis deepest winter in lord Timon's purse ; that is, one may reach deep enough, and yet find little.—Luc. SERV. III., 4.

To be in anger, is impiety ; but who is man, that is not angry ?-ALCIB. III., 5.

'Twas time, and griefs, that fram’d him thus : time, with his fairer hand, offering the fortunes of his former days, the former man may make him.—2 Sen. V., 2.

W When we for recompense have prais'd the vile, it stains the glory in that happy verse which aptly sings the good. -Poet, I., 1.

What viler thing upon the earth, than friends, who can bring noblest minds to basest ends !-FLAV. IV.,3.

Wilt thou whip thine own faults in other men ?-Tim. V., 1.

When the day serves, before black-corner'd night, find what thou want'st by free and offer'd light.PAIn. V., 1.

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