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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Evil
 
None are all evil.
        Byron.—The Corsair, Canto I. Stanza 12.
  1
Evil is wrought by want of thought,
As well as want of heart.
        Thos. Hood.—The Lady’s Dream, last verse but one.
  2
The privilege that rich men have in evil,
Is, that they go unpunish’d to the devil.
        May.—The Old Couple, Act V.
  3
Evil, be thou my good.
        Milton.—Paradise Lost, Book IV. Line 110.
  4
From seeming evil still educing good.
        Thomson.—A Hymn, Line 114.
  5
On adamant our wrongs we all engrave,
But write our benefits upon the wave.
        King.—Art of Love, Line 971.
  6
Men’s evil manners live in brass; their virtues we write in water.
        Shakespeare.—King Henry VIII., Act IV. Scene 2. (Griffith to Queen Katherine.)
  7
The evil that men do lives after them;
The good is oft interred with their bones.
        Shakespeare.—Julius Cæsar, Act III. Scene 2. (Antony to the Citizens.)
  8
The sins we do, people behold with optics,
Which shew them ten times more than common vices,
And often multiply them.
        Fletcher.—Thierry and Theodret, Act I. Scene 1.
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