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And, in a word, (for far behind his worth
Come all the praises that I now bestow,)
He is complete in feature, and in mind,
With all good grace to grace a gentleman. 2-ii. 4.

As nearly as


I'll play the penitent to you; but mine honesty
Shall not make poor my greatness, nor my power
Work without it.i

30-ii. 2.

23 His honesty rewards him in itself.

27--i. 1. 24

'Twere a concealment Worse than a theft, no less than a traducement, To hide your doings; and to silence that, Which, to the spire and top of praises vouch'd, Would seem but modest.

28-i. 9. 25

A man,

More sinn'd against, than sinning. 34-iii. 2.


A well-accomplish'd youth,
Of all, that virtue love, for virtue loved :
Most power to do most harm, least knowing ill;
For he hath wit to make an ill shape good,
And shape to win grace though he had no wit.

8-ii. 1.

27 He hath so planted his honours in their eyes, and his actions in their hearts, that for their tongues to be silent, and not confess so much, were a kind of ingrateful injury; to report otherwise, were a malice, that, giving itself the lie, would pluck reproof and rebuke from every ear that heard it. 28-ii. 2.

28 A sweeter and a lovelier gentleman,

i Nor my greatness work without mine honesty.

Framed in the prodigality of nature,
Young, valiant, wise, and, no doubt, right royal,-
The spacious world cannot again afford. 24-i, 2.

His words are bonds, his oaths are oracles;
His love sincere, his thoughts immaculate;
His tears, pure messengers sent from his heart;
His heart as far from fraud, as heaven from earth.

2-ii. 7.

Thou hast a grim appearance, and thy face
Bears a command in 't; though thy tackle's torn,
Thou shew'st a noble vessel.

28-iv. 5.

31 Were I a common laugher, or did use To stale with ordinary oaths my love To every new protester; if you know, That I do fawn on men, and hug them hard, And after scandal them; then hold me dangerous.


32 He was gentle, but unfortunate; Dishonestly afflicted, but yet honest. 31-iv. 2.

You are yoked with a lamb,
That carries anger, as the flint bears fire;
Who, much enforced, shews a hasty spark,
And straight is cold again.

29-iv. 3.


Thou mine of bounty.

30-iv. 6.

35 His love was an eternal plant;' Whereof the root was fix'd in virtue's ground, The leaves and fruit maintain'd with beauty's sun; Exempt from envy,' but not from disdain. 23—ü. 3.

* A perennial one.

Malice, or hatred.


If I, for my opinion bleed,
Opinion shall be surgeon to my hurt,
And keep me on the side where still I am.

21-ii. 4. 37

He was too good to be Where ill men were; and was the best of all Among'st the rar'st of good ones.

31-v.5. 38

A true knight; Not yet mature, yet matchless; firm of word; Speaking in deeds, and deedless" in his tongue; Not soon provoked, nor, being provoked, soon calm’d: His heart and hand both open, and both free; For what he has, he gives, what thinks, he shews; Yet gives he not till judgment guide his bounty, Nor dignifies an impairn thought with breath.

26-iv. 5. 39

I have been The book of his good acts, whence men have read His fame unparallell’d, haply, amplified; For I have ever verifiedo my friends, (Of whom he 's chief,) with all the size that verity! Would without lapsing suffer: nay, sometimes, Like to a bowl upon a subtle ground, I have tumbled past the throw; and in his praise Have, almost, stamp'd the leasing.' 28-v. ii.

40 The grosser manner of these world's delights He throws upon the gross world's baser slaves.

8-i. 1.

There's something in me, that reproves my fault;
But such a headstrong potent fault it is,
That it but mocks reproof.

4--üi. 4.

m No boaster. Proved to.

n Unsuitable to his character.
9 Deceitful.

r Lie.

P Truth.


His noble hand Did win what he did spend.

17-ii. l.

43 A most incomparable man; breath'd, as it

were, To an untirable and continuate goodness. 27-i. 1.

44 I have professed me thy friend, and I confess me knit to thy deserving with cables of perdurable toughness.

37-i. 3. 45

He was not born to shame: Upon his brow shame is ashamed to sit; For 'tis a throne where honour may be crown'd Sole monarch of the universal earth. 35--iii. 2.


Be'st thou sad, or merry,
The violence of either thee becomes
So does it no man else.

30-i. 5.

47 The trust I have is in mine innocence, And therefore am I bold and resolute.

22-iv. 4.

The gravity and stillness of your youth
The world hath noted, and your name is great
In mouths of wisest censure.

37-ii. 3. 49

He is one The truest manner'd; such a holy witch, That he enchants societies unto him: Half all men's hearts are his.

31-i. 7.

50 Have you not set mine honour at the stake,

$ Inured by constant practice.


And baited it with all th’unmuzzled thoughts,
That tyrannous heart can think?

4-iii. 1. 51

He reads much;
He is a great observer, and he looks
Quite through the deeds of men: he loves no plays,
He hears no music:
Seldom he smiles; and smiles in such a sort,
As if he mock'd himself, and scorn'd his spirit
That could be moved to smile at any thing. 29–i. 2.

Be assured, you 'll find a difference,
Between the promise of his greener days,
And these he masters now; now he weighs time,
Even to the utmost grain.

20-ii. 4. 53

I am not a day of season, For thou may’st see a sun shine and a hail In me at once: but to the brightest beams Distracted clouds give way.

11-V. 3. 54 I am richer than my base accusers, That never knew what truth meant. 25-ii. l.


He wears the rose Of youth upon him; from which the world should note Something particular.

30--iii. 11.

56 His foes are so enrooted with his friends, That, plucking to unfix an enemy, He doth unfasten so, and shake a friend. 19-iv. 1.

57 Let his lack of years be no impediment to let him lack a reverend estimation; for I never knew so young a body with so old a head.

9iv. l.

tie. Of uninterrupted rain.

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