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Compound for sins they are inclined to,
By damning those they have no mind to.

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For rhyme the rudder is of verses,
With which, like ships, they steer their courses.

Part i. Canto i. Line 453. And force them, though it was in spite Of Nature, and their stars, to write.

Part i. Canto i. Line 647. Quoth Hudibras, I smell a rat ;* Ralpho, thou dost prevaricate." Part i. Canto i. Line 821.

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Or shear swine, all cry and no wool.

Part i. Canto i. Lire 852. With many a stiff thwack, many a bang, Hard crab-tree and old iron rang.

Part i. Canto ii. Line 831. Ay me! what perils do environ The man that meddles with cold iron.

Part i. Canto iii. Line 1. Nor do I know what is become Of him, more than the Pope of Rome.

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He had got a hurt Of the inside of a deadlier sort. Part i. Canto iii. Line 309.

I am not now in fortune's power ;
He that is down can fall no lower.+

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* See Proverbs, p. 389.
# He that is down need fear no fall.

BUNYAN. Pilgrim's Progress. Thou hast Outrun the Constable at last.

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Some force whole regions, in despite
O'geography, to change their site;
Make former times shake hands with latter,
And that which was before come after.
But those that write in rhyme still make
The one verse for the other's sake;
For one for sense, and one for rhyme,
I think's sufficient at one time. Part ii. Canto i. Line 23.

Quoth she, I've heard old cunning stagers
Say, fools for arguments use wagers.

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For what is worth in anything,
But so much money as ’t will bring.

Part ii. Canto i. Line 465. Love is a boy by poets styled ; Then spare the rod and spoil the child. *

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The sun had long since in the lap
Of Thetis taken out his nap,
And, like a lobster boiled, the morn
From black to red began to turn.

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Have always been at daggers-drawing,
And one another clapper-clawing.

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* He that spareth his rod hateth his son.

Proverbs, ch. xiii. 24.

He that imposes an oath makes it,
Not he that for convenience takes it.

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As the Ancients
Say wisely, Have a care o'th' main chance, *
And look before you ere you leap ;
For as you sow, y’are like to reap. +

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Doubtless the pleasure is as great
Of being cheated, as to cheat. Part ii. Canto iii. Line I.

He made an instrument to know
If the moon shine at full or no. Part ii. Canto iii. Line 261.

To swallow gudgeons ere they're catched,
And count their chickens ere they're hatched.

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As quick as lightning, in the breach
Just in the place where honour's lodged,
As wise philosophers have judged,
Because a kick in that place more
Hurts honour than deep wounds before.

Part ii. Canto iii. Line 1067. As men of inward light are wont To turn their optics in upon’t. Part ïïi. Canto i. Line 481.

Still amorous and fond, and billing,
Like Philip and Mary on a shilling.

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* Be careful still of the main chance.-DRYDEN. Persins. Satire vi.

+ Cf. Proverbs, page 389. Whatsoever a man soweth that shall he also reap.--Galatians, ch. vi. 7.


What makes all doctrines plain and clear?
About two hundred pounds a year.
And that which oved true before,
Prove false again ? Two hundred more.

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'Cause Grace and Virtue are within
Prohibited degrees of kin ;
And therefore no true saint allows
They shall be suffered to espouse.

Part üïi. Canto i. Line 1293. Nick Machiavel had ne'er a trick, Though he gave his name to our old Nick.

Part iii. Canto i. Line 1313. True as the dial to the sun, Although it be not shined upon.

Part ii. Canto ï. Line 175. For those that fly may fight again, Which he can never do that's slain.*

Part iii. Canto iii. Line 243. He that complies against his will Is of his own opinion still. Part iü. Canto iii. Line 547.

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ONE but the brave deserves the fair.


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Sweet is pleasure after pain.

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Soothed with the sound, the king grew vain ;
Fought all his battles o'er again ;
And thrice he routed all his foes; and thrice he slew

the slain.

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Lovely Thais sits beside thee,
Take the good the gods provide thee.

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Sighed and looked, and sighed again.

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And, like another Helen, fired another Troy. Line 154.

Could swell the soul to rage, or kindle soft desire.

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He raised a mortal to the skies,
She drew an angel down.

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