Men lived like fishes; the great ones devoured the small.3
Discourses on Government. Chap. ii. Sect. xviii.
Note 1. His father writes to him, Aug. 30, 1660: It is said that the University of Copenhagen brought their album unto you, desiring you to write something; and that you did scribere in albo these words. It is said that the first line is to be found in a patent granted in 1616 by Camden (Clarencieux).Notes and Queries, March 10, 1866. [back]
Note 2. He who has not a good memory should never take upon him the trade of lying.Montaigne: Book i. chap. ix. Of Liars. [back]