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GEORGE HERBERT
Welsh poet
(1593 - 1633)
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He can give little to his servant, that lickes his knife.
  [He can give little to his servant that licks his knife.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He cannot be vertuous that is not rigorous.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He carries well, to whom it waighes not.
  [He carries well, to whomit weighs not.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He complaines wrongfully on the sea that twice suffers shipwrack.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He hath great neede of a foole, that plaies the foole himselfe.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He is a foole that makes a wedge of his fist.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He is a great Necromancer, for he asks counsel counsell of the Dead (i.e. books).
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He is not poore that hath little, but he that desireth much.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He is onely bright that shines by himselfe.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He lives unsafely, that lookes too neere on things.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He plaies well that winnes.
  [He plays well that wins.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He puls with a long rope, that waits for anothers death.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He quits his place well, that leaves his friend there.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He that beleeveth all, misseth; hee that beleeveth nothing, hitts not.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He that blames would buy.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He that burnes most shines most.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He that can make a fire well, can end a quarrell.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He that can stay obtaines.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He that chastens one, chastens 20.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He that cockers his child, provides for his enemie.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He that commits a fault, thinkes every one speakes of it.
  [He that commits a fault thinks everyone speaks of it.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He that contemplates hath a day without night.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He that deales in the world needes foure seeves.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He that dies without the company of good men puts not himselfe into a good way.
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]

He that doth what he should not, shall feele what he would not.
  [He that doth what he should not shall feel what he would not.]
      - Jacula Prudentum [Proverbs]


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