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Select tales and fables with prudential maxims in prose and verse [vol II] [N67747] [ecco]

DMI number:
1032
Publication Date:
1746
Volume Number:
2 of 2
ESTC number:
N67747
EEBO/ECCO link:
CB131919320
Shelfmark:
ECCO - Bod
Full Title:
[i]SELECT[/i] | [g]Tales[/g] and [g]Fables[/g] | With | [i]PRUDENTIAL MAXIMS.[/i] | In | [g]Prose[/g] and [g]Verse.[/g] | [rule] | VOL. II. | [rule] | [i]LONDON:[/i] | Printed for the Proprietor | MDCCXLVI. [short rule]
Place of Publication:
London
Genres:
Collection of fables, Collection of educational texts, and Collection aimed at children/young people
Format:
Duodecimo
Bibliographic details:
Frontispiece. Engraved title page. Plates accompany all fables.
Comments:
Editors etc: Cole, Osborn and Nourse are identified as the engraver and publishers of this miscellany in the first volume. Contents: prose p. 2, 6, 10, 14, 20, 24, 30-80.
Other matter:
Prefatory matter: 'The Afterthought' pp. [i]-iv.
Related Miscellanies
Title:
Select tales and fables with prudential maxims and other little lessons of morality in prose and verse [N67747] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1746
ESTC No:
N67747
Volume:
1 of 2
Relationship:
Volume from the same edition
Comments:
Title:
Select tales and fables with prudential maxims in prose and verse [vol II] [T128069] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1756
ESTC No:
T128069
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
Select tales and fables with prudential maxims in prose and verse [vol II] [T127913] [ecco]
Publication Date:
1780
ESTC No:
T127913
Volume:
2 of 2
Relationship:
Another Edition of
Comments:
Title:
Select tales and fables with lessons of morality in verse and prose [ESTC T175731]
Publication Date:
1775
ESTC No:
T175731
Volume:
1 of 1
Relationship:
Unknown
Comments:
Related People
Editor:
Benjamin Cole
Confidence:
Confident
Comments:
Publisher:
John Nourse
Confidence:
Confident
Comments:
Publisher:
Thomas II Osborne
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Confident
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Content/Publication
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So the young reader in this our glass may find
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p.iv
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Once on a time great Jove inclined
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p.1
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Fable I. Jupiter and the Tortoise.
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A lady who a negro bought
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p.1
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Fable II. Labour in Vain: Or, The Negro.
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The man to Jove did thus apply
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p.3
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Fable IV. The Farmer and Jupiter.
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A gardener of fantastic taste
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p.3
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Fable III. The Gardener and the Hog.
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Receive my counsel and securely move
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p.4
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The Application to Fab. IV. Providence is the best Director.
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Ingratitude great sovereign of the earth
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p.4
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The Application to Fab. III. Ingratitude is worse than the Sin of Witchcraft.
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Two wanton schoolboys at their play
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p.5
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Fable V. The Boys and the Frogs.
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A cat and monkey tired with play
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p.5
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Fable VI. The Cat and the Monkey.
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As Jove his lower world surveyed
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p.7
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Fable VII. The Eagle and the Assembly of Animals
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A feeble fox with age decayed
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p.7
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Fable VIII. The Fox at the Point of Death.
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The raging monarch of the libyan plains
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p.8
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The Application to Fab. VIII. Nature will prevail.
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This soil in early youth improved with care
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p.8
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The Application to Fab. VII. Shine in your own Sphere.
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A wolf regaling on his prey
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p.9
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Fable X. The Wolf and the Crane.
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An eagle and a fox agree
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p.9
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Fable IX. The Fox and the Eagle.
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A monkey with ambition fired
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p.11
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Fable XII. The Monkey who had seen the World.
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A farmer's wife with pensive care
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p.11
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Fable XI. The Farmer's Wife and Raven.
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How wretched is the wit and how forlorn
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p.12
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The Application to Fab. XII. Merit in Rags meets with but few Admirers.
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All superstition from thy breast repel
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p.12
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The Application to Fab. XI. Nothing is more ridiculous than Superstition.
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A fowler in pursuit of game
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p.13
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Fable XIV. The Fowler and the Ringdove.
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A collier held a farm too large
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p.13
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Fable XIII. The Collier and the Fuller.
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Death calls a council long black trains
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p.15
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Fable XVI. The Court of Death.
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As Cupid the gay god of love
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p.15
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Fable XV. Cupid, Hymen, and Plutus
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In ancient times as poets sing
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p.16
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The Application to Fab. XV. An Idea of Wedlock, Antient and Modern.
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Though gay luxurious men their time will waste
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p.16
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The Application to Fab. XVI. Intemperance kills more than the Sword.
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A fowler's dog with curious eye
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p.17
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Fable XVIII. The Setting Dog and the Partridge.
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A pin by various fortune tossed
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p.17
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Fable XVII. The Pin and the Needle.
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Custom the world's great idol we adore
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p.18
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The Application to Fab. XVIII. Custom is Second Nature.
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The greatest gift that nature does bestow
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p.18
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The Application to Fab. XVII. Poverty breeds Contempt.
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A mountain once strange tale to tell
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p.19
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Fable XX. The Mountain in Labour.
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Two loving frogs a pool possessed
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p.19
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Fable XIX. The Frogs in want of Water.
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A thousand tricks a juggler showed
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p.21
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Fable XXII. The Jugglers.
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A stag caught young and tamely bred
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p.21
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Fable XXI. The Tame Stag.
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Avoid with care | All close engagements in love's fatal war
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p.22
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The Application to Fab. XXI. Advice to the Ladies.
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Virtue's so suited to our happiness
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p.22
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The Application to Fab. XXII. Vice is a perfect Cheat.
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In a farm yard one summer's day
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p.23
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Fable XXIII. The Apple and the Horse-Turd.
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A fox and hare once Jove addressed
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p.23
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Fable XXIV. The Fox and Hare.
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A poet once well pleased surveyed
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p.25
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Fable XXVI. The Poet and the Rose.
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The husband thus his wife reproved
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p.25
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Fable XXV. The Scold and the Parrot.
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Go lovely rose
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p.26
Poem Title:
The Application to Fab. XXVI. The Unreasonable Request.
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Jove does with fear and awe his sceptre hold
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p.26
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The Application to Fab. XXV. Juno; or the Immortal Vixen.
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A bumpkin unrefined and rude
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p.27
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Fable XXVIII. The Clown and the Student.
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A leopard once his beauty prized
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p.27
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Fable XXVII. The Leopard and the Fox.
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They who in study do their time employ
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p.28
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The Application to Fab. XXVIII. Never less alone, than when alone.
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Tis not a set of features or complexion
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p.28
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The Application to Fab. XXVII. Intrinsick Beauty's best. The Character of Marcia, From Cato.
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A peacock of his feathers vain
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p.29
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Fable XXIX. The Peacock and Crane.
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Once on a time a clown addressed
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p.29
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Fable XXX. The Clown and the Wood.
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What the kind hand of justice gives receive
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p.43
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Plot no deceits from shedding blood refrain
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p.43
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Bear not false witness let thy words be just
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p.44
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For favour wrest not judgment nor reject
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p.44
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First honour god and next thy parents too
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p.44
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Let justice in thy measures still prevail
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p.44
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Abstain from others' goods let not thy mouth
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p.44
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Supply the beggars wants without delay
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p.45
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To rob the hireling of his due abhor
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p.45
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Think ere thou speakst and keep a secret close
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p.45
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By a designed or an uncertain oath
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p.45
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Make no encroachments on thy neighbours grounds
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p.46
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Let public love inspire each generous soul
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p.46
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Pity the shipwrecked dangers still attend
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p.46
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Wear not thy sword for slaughter but defence
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p.46
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Strangers with townsmen hold in like esteem
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p.47
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The love of money is that fertile root
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p.47
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In gold and silver what unseen deceit
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p.47
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Speak what thou knowst is right and scorn to use
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p.48
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To calmly practise injuries predesigned
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p.48
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If wisdom strength or riches be thy lot
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p.48
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Let not past troubles through thy fancy run
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p.49
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Restrain thine anger and to strike be slow
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p.49
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Be all thy passions with the mean endowed
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p.49
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Courage if tis not checked is always bad
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p.49
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Riches if more than can be fairly borne
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p.49
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Repine not at thy neighbour's good nor rail
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In all thy talk be moderation had
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To emulate what's good deserves applause
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The love of virtue wears a beauteous face
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Be always temperate shameful deeds eschew
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Trust not too rashly but thy faith suspend
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p.51
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Better to let a stranger find with haste
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p.51
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Exact not from a poor man though thy right
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p.51
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Let justice vindicate thy goods or life
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p.51
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The multitude a torrent and a flame
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Place no dependence on the vulgar herd
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Inter the dead and never dare disclose
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Tis a foul deed deserving highest blame
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Set not a fool in judgment wise men guide
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Be not too sparing know thou art mortal made
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The breath of man is god's own image sent
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By adverse fortune be not quite subdued
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p.53
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We're oft deceived by things that surest seem
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p.54
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No sword has half that penetrating force
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One moment men some sudden ills endure
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p.54
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Shun mad vain glorious boasts and be thy tongue
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Conceal no fraud for both are equal thieves
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p.55
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Save not the wicked from their just desert
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p.55
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Labour and let thine hands procure relief
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p.56
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The arcana these of sacred justice are
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p.56
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In things of moment on yourself depend
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p.58
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II. The Master's Eye makes the Horse fat; or, Keep your Shop, and your Shop will keep you.
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What can be done with care perform today
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p.60
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IV. Make whilst the Sun shines; or, Time and Tide stay for no Man.
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He who from heaven expects to gain his end
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p.61
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VI. No Pains, no Profit; or Industry is all in all.
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Impartial Jove has so his gifts addressed
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p.62
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VIII. Shine in your own Sphere; or, Prize those Talents that you have.
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No trivial loss or trivial gain despise
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p.63
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X. Many a little makes a Mickle; or, Light Gains make a heavy Purse.
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Men who their own misfortunes only weigh
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pp.64-65
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XIV. Repining only adds to Misery; or, Sorrows are lightened by Comparison.
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The wise who are inclined to live at ease
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XII. Home is Home, tho' never so homely; or, Content is a continual Feast.
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Contented men no disappointment dread
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p.65
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XVI. Avarice knows no Bounds; or, All covet, all lose.
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Soft soothing words don't always friendly prove
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p.66
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XVIII. No Enemy so dangerous as a false Friend; or, Beware of the Snake in the Grass.
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Parents whose love to children oft is blind
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pp.66-67
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XX. Spare the Rod, and spoil the Child; or, Bend the Twig, whilst it is tender.
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The rose is fragrant but it fades in time
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XXII. Beauty's a fair but fading Flower; or, External Charms are very precarious Blessings.
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Few men their friends to such excess adore
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XXIV. Self-Preservation is the First Principle in Nature; or, Charity begins at home.
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