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GEORGE HERBERT
Welsh poet
(1593 - 1633)
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If folly were griefe every house would weepe.
  [If folly were grief, every house would weep.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If fooles should not foole it, they shall lose their season.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If gold knew what gold is, gold would get gold I wis.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If great men would have care of little ones, both would last long.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If the braine sowes not corne, it plants thistles.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If the husband be not at home, there is nobodie.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If the mother had not beene in the oven, shee had never sought her daughter there.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If the old dog barke he gives counsell.
  [If the old dog barks, he gives counsel.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If the staffe be crooked, the shadow cannot be straight.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If the wise erred not, it would goe hard with fooles.
  [If the wise erred not, it would go hard with fools.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If things were to be done twice, all would be wise.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If thou thy selfe canst doe it, attend no others helpe or hand.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If yee would know a knave, give him a staffe.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If you could runne, as you drinke, you might catch a hare.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If you loose your time, you cannot get mony nor gaine.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If you must flie, flie well.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If you would bee at ease, all the world is not.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

If you would know secrets, looke them in griefe or pleasure.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Ill comes in by ells, and goes out by inches.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Ill natures, the more you aske them, the more they stick.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Ill vessels seldome miscarry.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Ill ware is never cheape.
  [Ill ware is never cheap.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Business]

In a good house all is quickly ready.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

In a great River great fish are found, but take heede, lest you bee drowned.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

In a Leopard the spotts are not observed.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]


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