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1. 14 The better part of valour is discretion; in the D'ogni pianta palesa l'aspetto
which better part I have saved my life. Henry IV. Pt. I. Act V. Sc. 4. L. 121. (See also BEAUMONT)
Il difetto, che il tronco nasconde
Aére non certo corpora languor habet.
16 Witiant artus aegrae contagia mentis. Diseases of the mind impair the bodily powers. OvID—Tristium. III. 8. 25. (See also PLINY) 17 Utaue in corporibus, sic in imperio, gravissimus est morbus qui a capite diffunditur. d as in men's bodies, so in government. that disease is most serious which proceeds from the head. PLINY THE YouNGER. Ep. Bk. IV. 22. SENECA–De Clementia. . II. 2. (See also EDDY, HAwTHoRNE, OvID) 18 As man, perhaps, the moment of his breath, Receives the lurking principle of death, The young disease, that must subdue at length, Grows with his growth, and strengthens with his .."; Pope—Essay on Man. Ep. II. L. 133.
He was the word that spake it,
He took the bread and brake it;
And what that word did make it,
I do believe and take it.
DONNE–Divine Poems. On the Sacrament.
FLESHER's Ed. 1654. P. 352. Found earlier in CAMDEN's Remains.
2 'Twas God the word that spake it, He took the bread and brake it, And what the word did make it, That I believe and take it. QUEEN ELIZABETH. In CLARK–Ecclesiastical History. Life of Queen Elizabeth. P. 94 (edition 1675), quoting the queen when asked her opinion of Christ's presence in the Sacrament. FoxE—Acts and Monuments. FULLER—Holy State. Bk. IV. P. 302. (Ed. 1648) RAPIN–History of England. Wol. II. P. 42. 1733. Given also “Christ was the word.” Generally attributed to ANNE ASKEw. Also to LADY JANE GREY in SIR. H. NicoLAs' Life and Remains.
3. O how far remov’d, Predestination! is thy foot from such As see not the First Cause entire: and ye, O mortal men! be wary how ye judge: For we, who see the Maker, know not yet The number of the chosen; and esteem Such scantiness of knowledge our delight: For all our good is, in that primal good, Concentrate; and God's will and ours are one.
DANTE—Vision of Paradise. Canto XX. L.
4 The Athanasian Creed is the most splendid ecclesiastical lyric ever poured forth by the genius of man. BENJ. DISRAELI—Endymion. Ch. LIV 5 You can and you can't, You will and you won't; You'll be damn'd if you do, You'll be damn'd if you don't. loo Dow—Chain (Definition of Calvin1877?).
6 And after hearing what our Church can say, If still our reason runs another way, That private reason 'tis more just to curb, Than by disputes the public peace disturb; For points obscure are of small use to learn, But common quiet is mankind's concern. DRYDEN-Religio Laici. L. 445.
7 Carried about with every wind of doctrine. Ephesians. IV. 14.
Die Theologie ist die Anthropologie. Theology is Anthropology, FEUERBACH-Wesen des Christenthums.
9 Thus this brook hath conveyed his ashes into Avon, Avon into Severn, Severn into the narrow seas, they into the main ocean. And thus the ashes of Wickliffe are the emblem of his doctrine, which now is dispersed all the world over. FULLER—Church History. Sec. II. Bk. IV. Par. 53. Wickliffe's body was burned, the
16 Il fait maléveiller le chien qi dort. It is bad to awaken a sleeping dog. From a MS. of 13th Cen. in LE Roux DE LINcy's Collection, Vol. I. P. 108; Vol. II. P. 392. La Guerre deGenève. Poem. (1534) FRANCK—Sprichwörter. (1541) An earlier version in IGNAz von ZINGERLE-Sprichwörter im Mittelalter. For Earlieridea, with cat substituted; see GABRIEL MEURIER— Trésor des Sentences; NUNEz DE GUzMAN– Reframes, Salamanca, Wake not a sleeping lion. CountRYMAN's New Commonwealth. (1647) Wakenot asleeping wolf. Henry IV. Pt. II. Act I. Sc. 2. L. 174. Henry VIII. Act I. Sc. I. L. 121. (See also CHAUCER)
17 He was such a dear little cock-tailed pup. BARHAM—Mr. Peter's Story.