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Render therefore to all their dues : honour to whom honour.1_Rom. xiii. 7.
The due of honour in no point omit.
CYMBELINE. Act III. Scene 5.
THE CORRUPTION OF HUMAN NATURE.
The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked :: who can know it ?--JER. xvii. 9.
God saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every imagination of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.:—GEN. vi. 5.
The heart of the sons of men is full of evil, and madness is in their heart while they live. 4
ECCLES. ix. 3. The imagination of man's heart is evil from his youth.'—Gen. viii. 21.
1 Lev, xix. 32. 3 Job xv, 14.
2 Matt. xv. 19. 4 Ps. li. 5.
All is oblique:
TIMON OF ATHENS. Act iv. Scene 3.
O mischief! thou art swift
ROMEO AND JULIET. Act v. Scene 1.
Who lives; that's not
TIMON OF ATHENS. Act 11. Scene 1.
A VERY LITTLE, WITH LOVE, IS GOOD
Better is a dinner of herbs where love is, than a stalled ox and hatred therewith.2 -Prov. xv. 17.
Small cheer, and great welcome, makes a merry feast.—COMEDY OF ERRORS. Act III. Scene 1.
1 Job xiv. 4; James i. 14.
2 Eccles. iv. 6; v. 12.
When ye shall have done all those things which are commanded you, say we are unprofitable servants."
LUKE xvii. 10.
Behold, I am vile; what shall I answer thee? will lay mine hand upon my mouth.”—Job xl. 4.
But we are all as an unclean thing, and our righteousnesses are as filthy rags.
. 3—Is. lxiv. 6.
More will I do:
KING HENRY V. Act iv. Scene 1.
Let me be ignorant, and in nothing good,
MEASURE FOR MEASURE. Act 11. Scene 4.
Being free from vainness and self-glorious pride;
KING HENRY V. Act v. Scene 1.
1 Gen. xxxii. 10. 2 Ps. li. 3-5; Ezra ix. 6; Dan. ix. 5-8; Neh. ix. 33.
3 Rom. iii. 27; Ps. cxliii. 2. * What hast thou that thou didst not receive?-1 Cor. iv. 7.
IDLENESS LEADS TO POVERTY.
Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty.
PROV, xx. 13.
Drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags.
PROV. xxiii. 21.
The sluggard will not plough by reason of the cold; therefore shall he beg in harvest, and have nothing.”
PROV. XX. 4.
He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand.
PROV. X. 4.
Delay leads impotent and snail-paced beggary.
KING RICHARD III.
Act iv. Scene 3.
In delay there lies no plenty.
TWELFTH NIGHT. Act 11. Scene 3.
1 Prov. xxiv. 33, 34.
? Matt. xxv. 3-9; xxv. 26-30.
Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise ; which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, provideth her meat in the summer, and gathereth her food in the harvest. — PROV. vi. 6-8.
We'll set thee to school to an ant.
King LEAR. Act 11. Scene 4.
THE PRESENT TIME ONLY OURS.
Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you : for he that walketh in darkness knoweth not whither he goeth.—John xii. 35.
Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do
with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.?
ECCLES. ix. 10.
1 Job xii. 7; XXXV. 11.
2 Is. lv. 6.