|Hoyt & Roberts, comps. Hoyts New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations. 1922.|
|There is a method in mans wickedness,|
It grows up by degrees.
Beaumont and FletcherA King and No King. Act V. Sc. 4.
| Animi labes nec diuturnitate vanescere nec omnibus ullis elui potest.|
Mental stains can not be removed by time, nor washed away by any waters.
CiceroDe Legibus. II. 10.
| All wickedness is but little to the wickedness of a woman.|
Ecclesiasticus. XXV. 19.
|The world loves a spice of wickedness.|
LongfellowHyperion. Ch. VII. Bk. I.
|Destroy his fib, or sophistryin vain!|
The creatures at his dirty work again.
PopePrologue to the Satires. L. 91.
| The wicked flee when no man pursueth; but the righteous are bold as a lion.|
Proverbs. XXVIII. 1.
|As saith the proverb of the Ancients,|
Wickedness proceedeth from the wicked.
I Samuel. XXIV. 13. David to Saul. Said to be the oldest proverb on record.
|Are you calld forth from out a world of men,|
To slay the innocent?
Richard III. Act I. Sc. 4. L. 186.
|O cæca nocentum consilia!|
O semper timidum scelus!
Oh, the blind counsels of the guilty!
Oh, how cowardly is wickedness always!
StatiusThebais. II. 489.
| Cause Is wicked,I is. Is mighty wicked, anyhow, I cant help it.|
Harriet Beecher StoweUncle Toms Cabin. Ch. XX.