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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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George Herbert. (1593–1633) (continued)
 
2295
    Dare to be true: nothing can need a lie;
A fault which needs it most, grows two thereby. 1
          The Church Porch.
2296
    Chase brave employment with a naked sword
Throughout the world.
          The Church Porch.
2297
    Sundays observe; think when the bells do chime,
’T is angels’ music.
          The Church Porch.
2298
    The worst speak something good; if all want sense,
God takes a text, and preacheth Pa-ti-ence.
          The Church Porch.
2299
    Bibles laid open, millions of surprises.
          Sin.
2300
    Religion stands on tiptoe in our land,
Ready to pass to the American strand.
          The Church Militant.
2301
    Man is one world, and hath
Another to attend him.
          Man.
2302
    If goodness lead him not, yet weariness
May toss him to my breast.
          The Pulley.
2303
    The fineness which a hymn or psalm affords
If when the soul unto the lines accords.
          A True Hymn.
2304
    Wouldst thou both eat thy cake and have it? 2
          The Size.
2305
    Do well and right, and let the world sink. 3
          Country Parson. Chap. xxix.
2306
    His bark is worse than his bite.
          Jacula Prudentum.
2307
    After death the doctor. 4
          Jacula Prudentum.
2308
    Hell is full of good meanings and wishings. 5
          Jacula Prudentum.
 
Note 1.
And he that does one fault at first,
And lies to hide it, makes it two.
Isaac Watts: Song xv. [back]
Note 2.
See Heywood, Quotation 129. Isaac Bickerstaff: Thomas and Sally. [back]
Note 3.
Ruat cœlum, fiat voluntas tua (Though the sky fall, let Thy will be done).—Sir Thomas Browne: Religio Medici, part ii. sect. xi. [back]
Note 4.
After the war, aid.—Greek proverb.

After me the deluge.—Madame de Pompadour. [back]
Note 5.
Hell is paved with good intentions.—Dr. Samuel Johnson (Boswell’s Life of Johnson, Annus 1775). [back]
 

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