He was one of a lean body and visage, as if his eager soul, biting for anger at the clog of his body, desired to fret a passage through it.
Thomas Fuller (1608 - 1661)
Source: Life of the Duke of Alva.
Contributed by: Zaady
A man is not good or bad for one action.
If an ass goes traveling he will not come home a horse.
The Pyramids themselves, doting with age, have forgotten the names of their founders.
Source: Of Tombs.
The number of malefactors authorizes not the crime.
All things are difficult before they are easy.
He that sips of many arts, drinks of none.
Good is not good where better is expected.
She commandeth her husband, in any equal matter, by constant obeying him.
Source: Holy and Profane State. The Good Wife.
To smell to a turf of fresh earth is wholesome for the body; no less are thoughts of mortality cordial to the soul.
Source: The Virtuous Lady.
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