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168. Money brings honor, friends, conquest and realms ;

Therefore, if at great things thou wouldst arrive,
Get riches first, get wealth, and treasure heap,
Not difficult, if thou hearken to me:
Riches are mine, fortune is in my hand ;
They whom I favor, thrive in wealth amain,

While virtue, valor, wisdom, sit in want.
Satan to Christ-Paradise Lost.

Milton.

169. Honor thy father and thy mother. ExodusCh. 20, Ver. 12—The fifth Commandment. Bible.

Cain or SATAN.

170. Well done, thou good and faithful servant : thou hast been

faithful over a few things, I will make thee ruler over

many things. MatthewCh. 25, Ver. 21.

BIBLE. A MANLY KNIGHT.

171.

Weariness
Can snore upon the fint, when restive sloth

Finds the down pillow hard.
CymbellineAct 3, Sc. 6.

SHAKSPEARE. A MEADOW or A MESH.

172.

-Much had he read,
Much more had seen: he studied from the life,

And in th' original perused mankind.
Art of Preserving Health.

ARMSTRONG.

173. Hortensio. Tell me now, sweet friend, what happy gale

Blows you to Padua here, from old Verona.
Petruchio. Such wind as scatters young men through the

world,
To seek their fortunes further than at home,

Where small experience grows.
Taming of the Shrew-- Act 1, Sc. 2. SHAKSPEARE.

TWENTY ONE.

174.

-His tongue
Dropt manna, and could make the worse appear

The better reason.
Paradise Lost.

Milton.

175. I wasted time, and now doth time waste me. King Richard 2nd Act 5, Sc. 5.

SHAKSPEARE. WAITING in ILL-WILL.

176. Sorrow breaks seasons, and reposing hours,

Makes the night morning, and the noontide night.
King Richard 3rd Act 1, Sc. 4.

SIIAKSPEARE.
A NARRATOR.

177. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are

created equal ; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights ; that among these, are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That, to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed ; that, when any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to

alter or to abolish it. Declaration of Independence.

JEFFERSON.

178.

-Time is like a fashionable host,
That slightly shakes his parting guest by the hand;
And with his arms outstretched, as he would fly,
Grasps in the comer: Welcome ever smiles,
And Farewell goes out sighing. O let not Virtue seek

Remuneration for the thing it was.
Troilus and Cressida Act 3, Sc. 3.

SHAKSPEARE. A NEW GEM at HOME.

179. We may blow our nails together, and fast it fairly out;

our cake's dough on both sides. Taming of the Shrew— Act 1, Sc. 1. SHAKSPEARE.

A HOTTENTOT.

180.

-There's no art,
To find the mind's construction in the face.
MacbethAct 1, Sc. 4.

SHAKSPEARE.
An IDOLATOR.

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182. When ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt nort

wholly reap the corners of thy field, neither shalt thou

gather the gleanings of thy harvest. Leviticus-Ch. 19, Ver. 9.

BIBLE. A WILD POPPY.

183. Unto a stranger thou mayest lend upon usury; but unto

thy brother thou shalt not lend upon usury. Deuteronomy-Ch. 23, Ver. 20.

BIBLE. Tin Mines.

184. Heat not a furnace for your foe so hot,

That it do singe yourself. King Henry 8th-Act 1, Sc. 1.

New Light-wood.

SHAKSPEARE.

185. But ere these matchless heights I dare to scan,

There is a spot should not be pass'd in vain,
Morat ! the proud, the patriot field! where man
May gaze on ghastly trophies of the slain,
Nor blush for those who conquer'd on that plain ;
Here Burgundy bequeath'd his tombless host,
A bony heap, through ages to remain,

Themselves their monument; the Stygian coast Unsepulchred they roam'd, and shriek'd each wandering ghost.

While Waterloo with Canna's carnage vies,
Morat and Marathon twin names shall stand ;
They were true Glory's stainless victories,
Won by the unambitious heart and hand
Of a proud, brotherly, and civic band,

All unbought champions in no princely cause
Of vice-entail'd Corruption ; they no land

Doom'd to bewail the blasphemy of laws
Making king's rights divine, by some Draconic clause.
Childe Harold-Canto 3, Stanza 63.

BYRON.
Much at HOME.

186. O, that men should put an enemy in their mouths, to steal

away their brains. Othello Act 2, Sc. 3.

SHAKSPEARE. MAKE an ENEMY.

187. Smooth runs the water where the brook is deep;

And in his simple show he harbors treason.

The fox barks not when he would steal the lamb. King Henry 6th, Second Part-Act 3, Sc. 1. SHAKSPEARE.

INANIMATE.

188. None but the brave deserve the fair.

Alexander's Feast.

DRYDEN.

189.

-Meet it is, I set it down, That one may smile, and smile, and be a villain. Hamlet-Act 1, Sc. 5.

SHAKSPEARE. An IDOL.

190. Energy of will is the soul of the intellect; wherever it

is, there is life; where it is not, all is dullness, and despondency, and desolation. It is the great principle, the spring that sets the whole machinery in movement; the antagonist of Time, acted upon by him as a wheel is by a stream, only to be set at work, and so to achieve great ends, where the feebleness of an ordinary mind would have been swept away and carried downwards to perdition. In morals and in intellect, nothing is impossible to it. This energy of purpose, is the one great talent; other powers there are, but their office is chiefly

to regulate our progression, or at most to accelerate it. Self-formation.

CAPEL LOFT.

191. And such they are--and such they will be found.

Not so Leonidas and Washington,
Whose every battle-field is holy ground,

Which breathes of nations saved, not worlds undone.
How sweetly on the ear such echoes sound !

While the mere victors may appall or stun
The servile and the vain, such names will be
A watchword till the future shall be free.

BYRON.

192.

- What I most prize in woman
Is her affections, not her intellect !
The intellect is finite; but the affections
Are infinite, and cannot be exhausted.
Compare me with the great men of the earth ;
What am I? Why, a pigmy among giants !
But if thou lovest,-mark me! I

say lovest,
The greatest of thy sex excels thee not !
The world of the affections is thy world,
Not that of man's ambition. In that stillness
Which most becomes a woman, calm and holy,
Thou sittest by the fireside of the heart,

Feeding its flame.
The Spanish Student.

LONGFELLOW.

193. An idler is a watch that wants both hands;

As useless if it goes as when it stands.
Retirement.

CowPER.

Bolingbroke ; afterwards King Henry 4th. 194. Myself—a prince, by fortune of my birth;

Near to the king in blood, and near in love ;
Till you did make him misinterpret me.-
Have stooped my neck under your injuries,
And sighed my English breath in foreign clouds,
Eating the bitter bread of banishment :
Whilst you have fed upon my signiorios,

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