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VARIETIES OF CHARACTER.Sweet and sourmoracles.the seri.
ous man.the courtiermthe blunt man mthe quarrelsome manm
the temporizermsuffers from natural defects mself-government
and its value
MISCELLANEOUS EXTRACTS mPeace." Blessed are the peace-
makers,'' &C..death's symptomsma crisis in pain and evilmthejus-
tice of earth and heaven wprayer should come from the heartmun-
wise prayersmevery thing has its use and abusemworldly maxims
mdoing evil that good may comemjudging by the event.judg-
ment affected by passion-servile praise.m" let well alone "wrash-
nessmand its curemfirmness in wrong becomes obstinacym
growth of thought.undue respect to antiquitymadoption and
naturemdoubt worse than certainty meffect of night on the senses
m.variety pleasingmpoverty and honestymwhat is poverty ?m
kind intentions appreciatedmpreservation from dangerm"put not
your trust in princes, &c.'mwho is the heretic?mspecial absurdity
of learned follym" nemo mortalium omnibus horis sapit"ucivil
dissension ma time for all thingsmold age not the time for jesting
m" carpe diem "mfoolery a sciencemflattery dangerous-degrees
in crime author's remarks
Hath not old custom made this life more sweet
As you like it. Act ii. Scene 1.
* It seems that after the superstition of the existence of a jewel in the toad's head had exploded, belief in a charm appertaining to a peculiar knot of bony structure, discovered there by some anatomists, still continued amongst the vulgar.
Duke Senior. Thou seest, we are not all alone unhappy ; This wide and universal theatre Presents more woeful pageants than the scene Wherein we play.
Ibid. Act ii. Scene 7.
K. Hen. V. There is some soul of goodness in things evil, Would men observingly distil it out.
Besides, they are our outward consciences,
King Henry V. Act iv. Scene 1.
K. Hen. V. 'Tis good for men to love their present pains, Upon example: so the spirit is eas'd : And when the mind is quickened, out of doubt, The organs, though defunct and dead before, Break up their drowsy grave, and newly move With casted slough and fresh legerity.
AS A TRIAL OF CHARACTER.
Agamemnon. The ample proposition that hope makes, In all designs begun on earth below, Fails in the promised largeness: checks and disasters Grow in the veins of actions highest rear'd; As knots, by the conflux of meeting sap, Infect the sound pine, and divert his grain