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Sect. 6. A mean estate is not always to be contemned; nor the rich that is foolish to be had in admiration.

He that is hasty to give credit is light-minded.

There is one that is wise, and teacheth many, and yet is unprofitable to himself.

Be not curious in unnecessary matters.

Whoso regardeth dreams is like him that catcheth at a shadow, and followeth the wind.

Commend not a man for his beauty; neither abhor a man for his outward appearance.

Boast not of thy clothing and raiment, and exalt not thyself in the day of honour.

Be ashamed of revealing secrets. Whoso discovereth secrets loseth his credit.

Do no secret thing before a stranger; for thou knowest not what he will bring forth.

Blessed is he whose conscience hath not condemned him.

If thou seest a man of understanding, get thee betimes unto him, and let thy foot wear the steps of his door.

Love righteousness : for righteousness is immortal.

Sect. 7. Let thy soul love a good servant, and defraud him not of liberty.

Let not the wages of any man which hath wrought for thee, tarry with thee.

Love thy brethren. Hast thou children? Instruct them, and bow down their neck from their youth.

Give not thy son and wife, thy brother and friend, power over thee while thou livest, and give not thy goods to another; lest it repent thee, and thou entreat for the same again. As long as thou livest, and hast breath in thee, give not thyself over to any. For better it is that thy children should seek to thee, than that thou shouldest stand to their courtesy. At the tims when thou shalt end thy days, and finish thy life, distribute thine inheritance.

Blessed is the man that hath a virtuous wife.

A virtuous woman rejoiceth her husband, and he shall fulfil the years of his life in peace.

Hast thou a wife after thy mind? forsake hit not. A good wife is a good portion.

Be not jealous over the wife of thy bosom and teach ber not an evil lesson against thyself.

Well is he that dwelleth with a wife of understanding.

Marry thy daughter, and so shalt thou have performed a weighty matter; but give her to a man of understanding.

Honour thy father with thy whole heart, and forget not the sorrows of thy mother. How canst thou recompense them the things they have done for thee?

Honour thy mother all the days of thy life, and do that which shall please her, and grieve her not. Remember that she saw many dangers for thee.

Help thy father, in his age, and grieve him not as long as he liveth. And if his understanding fail, have patience with him; and despise him not when thou art in thy full strength: for the relieving of thy father shall not be forgotten.

T!) THE TKXTS CONTAINED IN THE WOI1K.

Each paragraph of the Index comprises a page
of the work, except those designated 'by an aste-
risk which comprise more, and commences with
the number of the page: each senteare of the
Index compris^sjj. paragraph of. the work, and
except the first sentence.in each paragraph which
is designated by the small letter p, commences
with the number of the paragraph i;i each pane,
where more than one paragraph occurs: and ihe
order of tfie teits in each sentence of the Index,
where more than one text occurs, or where »nv
sentence of the work is composed of more tha"
one text, is uniformly according to the order i i'
the sentences in each paragraph of the work.

P 15, p 1, 1 John iv 16. 2, Ps cxvi 5.
James v 11, Ps cxi 4, Luke vi 35. 4. Nn;n xiv IS,
i Jent vii 9. 5, Ps ci:i IS. (5, Luke i 50-, Ps cxiv 9.

7, Ne!i ix 17. 8, 2 Pet iii 9. 9, Jer \l:v £0.

P 16, p 1, Ps Ixxxv 3. 3. .Jer x 10. S. 2 Cor i 1H,
Ps cxix 143, Hevxv 5. 4, Ps exvii 2. 5, Ps'exxxis
14. 6, 1 Cor x iLam iii 25. 7, Ps xxxvi if. cxix
9X P, Ps crix 08, est; 9-, Mat six 17. il, Ps xxxiii
5. 10, Ps Iii I, Zceh tx 17. 11. Ps cxi 9. 1-2, Sam
viSOt 13, Exod xv 11. 14, Pscxlvl7. 15. Psxovji
2. lf,,Psxcvii C. 17, Ps cxix 142. 18, 1 John iii 3,
Ps xii 6, xix 8. 19, Hab i 15. 20. Job xxxvi 20, 5.

P 17,p I, Ps cxlv 3. 2, Ps cxi vii j, (sa xl '28. .",
!sa xxviii 29, Jude 25. 4, James iii 17. 5. Ps xciv
9, 10. 6, Ps xxxiii 11, Prov xxi 30. 7, Isa xlv 10.

8, lsa xiv 27. 9, Job xxii 23. 10, Ps cxiii- 4. 11,
Isa xi 17. 12, Rev xv 3. 13, Ps lxxxix 11. 14.
Deut x 14.

P 18. p 1. Heb iii 4. 2, Gen i 1. 3, Prov iii 19.

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