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GEORGE HERBERT
Welsh poet
(1593 - 1633)
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The Chollerick drinkes, the Melancholick eats, the Flegmatick sleepes.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The Citizen is at his businesse before he rise.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The comforters head never akes.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The command of custome is great.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The constancy of the benefit of the yeere in their seasons argues a Deity.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The corne hides it self in the snow, as an old man in furrs.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The Court hath no Almanack.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The coveteous spends more then the liberall.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The Cow knowes not what her taile is worth, till she have lost it.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The crow bewailes the sheepe, and then eates it.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The dainties of the great are the teares of the poore.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The deafe gaines the injury.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The death of a young wolfe doth never come too soon.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The death of wolves is the safety of the sheep.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The Devill is not alwaies at one doore.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The Divell divides the world between Atheisme and Superstition.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The Divell never assailes a man, except he find him either void of knowledge, or of the fear of God.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The dog gnawes the bone because he cannot swallow it.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The dog that licks ashes, trust not with meale.
  [The dog that licks ashes trust not with meal.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The effect speakes, the tongue needes not.
  [The effect speaks, the tongue needs not.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The escaped mouse ever feeles the taste of the bait.
  [The escaped mouse ever feels the taste of the bait.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The evening praises the day, and the morning a frost.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The eye and Religion can beare no jesting.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The eye is bigger then the belly.
  [The eye is bigger than the belly.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

The eye will have his part.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]


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