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James Wood, comp.  Dictionary of Quotations.  1899.
 
Aaron Hill
 
  Gently, gently touch a nettle, / And it stings you for your pains; / Grasp it like a man of mettle, / And it soft as silk remains.  1
  Man is the circled oak, woman the ivy.  2
  Order, thou eye of action.  3
  Reason gains all men by compelling none.  4
  There is no merit where there is no trial; and, till experience stamps the mark of strength, cowards may pass for heroes, faith for falsehood.  5
  With women worth the being won, / The softest lover ever best succeeds.  6
  Youth is ever apt to judge in haste, and lose the medium in the wild extreme.  7
 
 
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