See one promontory (said Socrates of old), one mountain, one sea, one river, and see all.
Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)
Source: Anatomy of Melancholy
Contributed by: Zaady
The fear of some divine and supreme powers keeps men in obedience.
England is a paradise for women and hell for horses; Italy a paradise for horses, hell for women. . . .
Hinc quam sic calamus sævior ense, patet. The pen worse than the sword.
Penny wise, pound foolish.
[The rich] are indeed rather possessed by their money than possessors.
To enlarge or illustrate this power and effect of love is to set a candle in the sun.
They are proud in humility; proud in that they are not proud.
Like him in Æsop, he whipped his horses withal, and put his shoulder to the wheel.
Though it rain daggers with their points downward.
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