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GEORGE HERBERT
Welsh poet
(1593 - 1633)
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It adds to the glory both of soule and body.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It costs more to doe ill then to doe well.
  [It costs more to do ill than to do well.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It is a great victory that comes without blood.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It is a sheep of Beery, it is marked on the nose (applyed to those that have a blow).
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It is better to have wings then hornes.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It is good to have some friends both in heaven and hell.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It is good to hold the asse by the bridle.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It is the Philosophy of the Distaffe.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It is very hard to shave an egge.
  [It is very hard to shave an egg.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It takes much from the account, to which his sin doth amount.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's a bold mouse that nestles in the catts eare.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's a dangerous fire begins in the bed-straw.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's a poore sport that's not worth the candle.
  [It is a poor sport that is not worth the candle.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs : Sport]

It's a poore stake that cannot stand one yeare in the ground.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's a proud horse that will not carry his owne provender.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's a wicked thing to make a dearth ones garner.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's absurd to warme one in his armour.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's an ill aire where wee gaine nothing.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's an ill councell that hath no escape.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's better to be head of a Lyzard, then the tayle of a Lyon.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's good tying the sack before it be full.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's good walking with a horse in ones hand.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's more paine to doe nothing then something.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's no sure rule to fish with a cros-bow.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

It's not good fishing before the net.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]


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