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6 WEEDS are counted herbs in the be- The worst malison that can be proginning of the spring; nettles are put in nounced against one of an uncharitable, enpottage, and sallats are made of eldern- vious, malicious, spiteful mind, isbuds."-FULLER's Holy State, p. 11
“ Let him be still himself, and let him live."
Ibid. “ CHRIST,” says good old FULLER the Worthy, “ reproved the Pharisees for dis
The brewers have a society for the profiguring their faces with a sad countenance.
tection of casks. Fools! who to persuade men that angels lodged in their hearts, hung out the devil
If the argument presses you with a peine for a sign in their faces.”—Ibid. р
fort et dure, you have brought it upon your
self. « 'Ανάγκη πότε χρόνο εκ των ψευδώς αγαθών αληθές εκβήναι κακόν.” Jackson, vol. 2, p. 318. But whether
The gunpowder heroes, the pious and by the great philosopher, whom he quotes, persecuted Percy, calumniated Catesby, inAristotle or Plato' be meant, I am not cer
trepid Tresham, and glorious Grey; base tain, probably the former.
Bates; the excellent and elevated Sir Eve
rard. Best speaks of his family as illus“ As passengers of good respect would trated by the name of Sir Everard, and the often påss by unregarded of poor cottagers, plot as ministerial. Even if it had been so, did not ill-nurtured curs notify their ap- Sir Everard was not the less a traitor. proach by barking; so many divine mysteries would be less observed than they are,
“ The presumed absolute infallibility of did not profane objectors become our re
the visible Romish church for the time being, membrancers.”—Jackson, vol. 2, p. 410. doth lay a necessity upon their successors
of freezing in the dregs of their predecesLa Bruyere, (vol. 1, p. 40), says truly, sors' errors.”—Dr. J. Jackson, vol. 3, p.
187. that there is a sort of criticism which corrupts both the writer and the readers.
among my people are found wicked Jackson says, that“ to distinguish feign- men; they lay wait, as he that setteth snares; ed or counterfeit from true experimental they set a trap, they catch men. affections, is the most easy and most certain “ As a cage is full of birds, so are their kind of criticism."—(Vol
. 1, p. 22.) True ; houses full of deceit; therefore they are for men who have the faculty of discern- become great, and waxen rich. ment. But there is nothing in which com- They are waxen fat; they shine." mon readers and common critics are more
Jeremiah, v. 26-7-8. frequently deceived.
“ As a fountain casteth out her waters ; “ Nor is it when bad things agree
so she casteth out her wickedness."-Ibid. Thought union, but conspiracy."
vi. 7. KATHERINE PHILIPS.
REFORMATION. "I have not found the passage in Aristotle, whom I have searched by the Index. The “ Thus saith the Lord, Stand ye in the argument, and the words nearly, I have found ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, in the Philebus of Plato, ii. 40. Ed. Priestley where is the good way, and walk therein, à Bekker, vol. v. p. 521. As Jackson makes no reference he probably quoted memoriter.
and ye shall find rest for your souls.”—Ibid. J. W. W. vi. 16.
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** Tuer bare made lies their refuge, and under falsehood have they hid themselves.”— Isaiah, xxviii. 15.
“BENEFITS please, like flowers, while they are fresh.” — Jacula Prudentum. G. HER
“ They will prore their religion," says
“ LIVING well is the best revenge."
Ibid. LIGHTFOOT, (vol. 1. p. 190), “ by antiquity, universality, and I know not what. Let
* Take heed of an ox before, of a borse them show it by the humility and mercifulness of it, and we shall desire no more.”
behind, of a monk on all sides.”—Ibid.
“ A PIECE of a churchyard fits every ** This is the reason, (Ibid. p. 192), that so
body.”—Ibid. many Protestants turn Papists, (1671); because Popery opens an easier way to hea
“ BOLERMOS a los mismos lances de la ven a thousand ford than the Protestant platica passada, que es donde doblamos la doth."
hoja.”—PEREZ DE MONTALOAN, P. 74. Is that story of the Frison chief, (Ro- 5 • Tue fear of the Lord is the beginning chandus Lightroor calls him), who having of wisdom;' but calling it the beginnin his foot in the Baptistery, asked whether bis implies that we ought to proceed farther, unbaptized toztathers were gone to hearen -namely, from his fear to his love." or bed and being told by the bishop, that
PALEY. Sermon 2. mret certainly ther were gone to bell, withdn'w his fons, and saying, then I will go Worse sins than idolatry, when men walk she same way with them, refused to be every one after the imagination of his eru Parsisi. —I am more inclined to compas- heart. Jeremiah xvi. 11-12. sinate the error of the bishop than of the burbarian.
And above all things well and thoroughly
consider the horrors of the Mass,- for the Old truths will be again acknowledged, sake of which idol God in justice migbt and exploded principles re-established. It have drowned and destroyed the universal will be in philosophy as in geography since world.—Coll. Jensalia, p. 288. we have re-discovered Baffin's Bay.
“ Who dips with the devil, he had need ** Rorge au soir, blanc au matin,
have a lon spoon." L-Apius and Virginia.
He that stumbles and falls not, mends Coxstant alliance of the Popes with any
his pace. conquering dynasty noted by THIERRY.
The gentle hawk half mans herself.
A lion's skin is never cheap. sentedst unto him."
Nothing is to be presumed on, or deAnd this from Phocas and Charlemagne
spaired of. down to Buonaparte.
Think of ease, but work on.
“ I WILL reprove thee, and set before thee the things that thou hast done." Psalm I. 21.
1 A common prorerb. So in the Comedy of Errors, “ Marry, he must have a long spoon that must eat with the devil."-Act iv. sc. üi.
“ Ebur atramento candefacere."
St. John of Beverley's relics foundERASMUS. Adog. p. 140.
yielding a sweet smell, in A. Wood's time.
Wood's Life, p. 193. A GERMAN quarrel-three fighting, each one against the other two.
“ It must be a hard winter when one wolf
eateth another.”—Euphues. THERE's craft in the clouted shoe.
“ One thing said twice (as we say com“DESDICHADO Convento, triste Religion,
monly) deserveth a trulge.”—Ibid. Que la Missa del Gallo la canta un Capon."
“ It is a blind goose that knoweth not a The Spaniards applied this to some of fox from a fern-bush ; and a foolish fellow their officers who were unworthily entrusted that cannot discern craft from conscience, with command.
being once cousened.”—Ibid.
“CHERCHANT toujours cinq pieds."—Pamela, vol. 3, let. 20. “ En un mouton."Amadis, l. 10, p. 37.
“ As good never a whit, as never the better.”—Goodman's Conference, part 3, p. 50.
“ Novit enim Deus, cur capra curtam eandam dederit.”—Van HELMONT, p. 751.
“REVENONS des asnes aux chevaux, comme dit le proverb.” — Bouchet. 12 Sereés.
" I must tell you," says Strafford to " Muck is the mother of the meal chest." Lord Cottington, a sow's ears may prove -Worgan's Cornwall, p. 123. good souce, albeit no silken purse: and the proverb is such as any king in Christendom “ Dexar los cuydados en el jubon, para must be pleased withal, the expression being tomarlos en la mañana con el.”—DOÑA OLIVA so significant, and yet withal so quaint, and Sabuco, p. 33. so little vulyar. Look you, put it among those of Spain, which you brag so much of, “ LUNÆ radiis non maturescit botrus.”— for in the whole catalogue you have not one Such things will not prosper with cold enso poignant and pressing.”— STRAFFORD'S couragement. Letters, vol. 1, p. 163.
I“ Circelliones dicuntur qui sub habitu Monap. 670.
chorum usquequaque vagantur, venalem circumfeGuibert, Abbas de Pignoribus Sancto- rentes hypocrisin.” Gloss. MS. Sangerman, n. rum in Dacherius.
501. Do Cange in v. Circellio.-J. W. W.
is you sc#, 50 you must reap: as you ** MATARIS matarte har. trer, so you rast taše.
Y matarın quien te matare."
Iunii. 14. Yor would be over the style before you come to it.
** Set the hare's foot against the one
gibiets. "-WEBSTER, Vol. 3, p. 131. - ASD slikeCile's dog, the unutored mome. Vast neither go to church. nor bi le at home."
“LIKE Coventry bowlers, who pay their Tarlos, the W. P.
best at first."-ASGILL. There is a proverb ałort the pride of
“ Yous place may bear the name of oll Cole's dog, who took the wall of a dar.z
gendemen, cart, and was crushed to death by the But if ever any of that butter stick to see
BEJTvost and FLETCHEZ, * MENDACIA curta semper habent crura."
Hum. Lieutenant, P.7. GOLDASTts' Rer. Alen. vol. I, p. 93.
Qui veut aller les pieds nuds, ne dit “La ou Dien batit une Eglise, le Diable semer des espines."—BOCCHET, vol. 2. p. 1 fonde une Chapelle."— BEKKER, VOL. 2.
ST. JEROME admonishing St. Augustine,
“ ne juvenis senem prorocaret," reminde! Cos tiempo se maduran las nispolas. This him that “ Bos lassus fortius figit pedem." proverb the Hispanized l-ish used when -Erasurs. Adagia. plocting the rebellion. — CLARENDON Pu
“ Tas fatter the sow is, the more she pers, vol. 2, p. 138.
desires the mire.”—J. Bestas. AGLIOSBT, in his account of the Earl of
** NOSE of God's angels." Cumberland's last voyage, uses this as if it
WEBSTER, Vol. 3, p. 173. were a common saying.-- Veeds must, needs shall." —Rob. GREENE.
Tora Welsh parsley, which in our rai;
gar tongue is, strong hempen halters. Yote proverb in England is, that " That country is best for the bider, * Docce parole n'escorehe gorge." That is most cumbersome for the rider." Anadis, vol. 10, p. 105.
* El que no fue paje siempre huele a Fellows who have well deserved that azemilero." OVIEDO, (tf. 14). gives this as their heads should make buttons for bempa " proverbeo cortesano que suelen dezir los en loops.”—Iviney's History of Baptists, curiosos."
vol. 1, p. 158. From a pamphlet, -"New
Preachers, New!" He gives, too, as an Italian proverb, — “ Altro vole la tabla que toualla bianca."— " LIKE a winter's day, short and dirty.”— ff. 14.
Pisgah lieu, p. 187. “Risas les comadres, y descubrense las
“ The thief in the candle wasteth more verdades."—ff. 127.
than the burning of the wick."—Ibid. 197. 1 The saying here alluded to is, “ To return therefore to the stile where I cunne over."
" It must be a wily mouse that shall breed GREEFE's is a parallel one."-J. W.W. in the cat's ear.”—Euphues.
Church of England. “ We have re
“ To pull down churches, with pretension nounced the hidden things of dishonesty, To build them fairer, may be done with not walking in craftiness, nor handling the honour, word of God deceitfully: but by manifes. And all this time believe no gods." tation of the truth, commending ourselves
BEAUMONT and FLETCHER, Wife to every man's conscience in the sight of
for a Month, p. 277. God.”—2 Corinth. iv. 2.
· REPORT ? you are unwise; report is noIn the patriarchal and earlier age, though thing: men were so much nearer their origin that | For if there were a truth in what men talk, the intercourse with spiritual beings was (I mean of this kind) this part of the world open, yet they were incapable of conceiving I am sure would be no more called Christany but a personal and visible Deity.
endom.”—Ibid. Captain, p. 6.
FULLER (Pisgah Sight, p. 394), speaking
Few of our present unbelievers retain any of the fire from heaven which consumed Elijah's sacrifice, says in an odd parenthe: words, “ He that hateth me, hateth my
natural religion : they verify our Saviour's sis, “ God employs no slugs on his errands." Father also,” (John xv. 23.) and are thus Yet the slow causes of destruction which living witnesses, how well he knew what is work in performance of the Almighty will
, in the heart of man. are as sure and more numerous than the swift ones.
“Il y a certains moyens qui, par cela Ibid.
p. 403-4. SACRILEGE. No such sin même qu'ils sont fort propres à faire la in their days! well answered.
moitié de l'æuvre, sont incapables de la faire
toute."-BAYLE, Dict. vol. 1, p. 277. Men rendered so impotent by their false philosophy, even more than by their natural
The Jews dedicated their houses.
Deuter. xx. 5. corruption, that they are not sufficient “ to think a good thing, not able to understand
They who set aside the consideration of a good thing, nor to comprehend the light when it shines upon them.”—Bp. Reynolds, religion in political matters, act like a phyvol. 1, p. 209.
sician who, in the treatment of his patients,
should disregard all affections of the mind. Some in the prospect of death, have the galling anticipation of what others will gain Society, or rather government, is like a by it, and rejoice therefrom: some the pain road; the best require to be constantly kept ful one of what others will lose.
in order; else nothing can be worse than
the decayed and broken state of that which MEN may more easily persuade against has been most firmly constructed. their inclination, as well as their judgment, to do what is foolish, absurd, imprudent,
“ Il est de l'utilité publique que certaines dangerous, and even sinful, than to what is gens soient obligés de s'écrier," right, if inclination to the right is wanting.
Quam temerè in nosmet legem sancimus The author who draws upon the firm of unquam.”—Horace, sat. 3, 1. 1, v. 67. envy, hatred, malice, and uncharitableness,
BAYLE, vol. 3, p. 331. is always sure that his bilis will be accepted there.
Nicius ERYTHREUS says there is a pro