George Herbert

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Sweet atheism . . .
A box full of roses wherein
God cannot be hid

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Savor the third glass
of wine; it is the happy
path over heaven

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The Devil, when once
He is within thee, is an
unconquered army

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Hell is full of rich
lawyers who bray their counsel
like fat schoolmasters

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Throw away thy rod
to catch a great trout; thy fly
is the resolved mind

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Deceive no one but
thy confessor, unless he
have a hundred eyes

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A miser is a
donkey with the burden of
a great memory

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Speak not of my soul
unless you intend to pay
its debts with wise prayer

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Be thrifty with war
and covetous of peace; the
sword needs most its sheath

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