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And, in a word, (for far behind his worth
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
More sinn'd against, than sinning. 34-iii. 2.
A well-accomplish'd youth,
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,
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.
Thou mine of bounty.
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,
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.
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.
m No boaster. Proved to.
n Unsuitable to his character.
His noble hand Did win what he did spend.
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,
47 The trust I have is in mine innocence, And therefore am I bold and resolute.
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.
50 Have you not set mine honour at the stake,
$ Inured by constant practice.
And baited it with all th’unmuzzled thoughts,
4-iii. 1. 51
He reads much;
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.
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.
tie. Of uninterrupted rain.