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GEORGE HERBERT
Welsh poet
(1593 - 1633)
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Warre and Physicke are governed by the eye.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Warre is deaths feast.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Warre makes theeves, and peace hangs them.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Water a farre off quencheth not fire.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Water trotted is as good as oates.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Water, fire, and souldiers, quickly make roome.
  [Water, fire, and soldiers quickly make room.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

We are fooles one to another.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

We Batchelors laugh and shew our teeth, but you married men laugh till your hearts ake.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

We cannot come to honour under Coverlet.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

We do it soon enough, if that we do be well.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

We must love, as looking one day to hate.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

We must recoile a little, to the end we may leap the better.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Wealth is like rheume, it falles on the weakest parts.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Wee know not who lives or dies.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Wee leave more to do when wee dye, then wee have done.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Weening is not measure.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Weight justly and sell dearely.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Welcome evill, if thou commest alone.
  [Welcome evil, if thou comest alone.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Well may hee smell fire, whose gowne burnes.
  [Well may he smell fire, whose gown burns.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Fire : Proverbs]

Were it not for the bone in the legge, all the world would turne Carpenters (to make them crutches).
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Were there no fooles, badd ware would not passe.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Were there no hearers, there would be no backbiters.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

What one day gives us, another takes away from us.
  [What one day gives, another takes away from us.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

What your glasse telles you, will not be told by Councell.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

Whatever is made by the hand of man, by the hand of man may be overturned.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]


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