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Who stuck and spangled you with flatteries,
O! your parasite
and therefore mould
not to learn it, but doth practice it Out of most excellent nature : and such sparks Are the true parasites, others but their zanies.
'Tis true, that fway'd by strong necessity,
Marston's What you will. P A R: DO N. Twice faying pardon, doth not pardon twain; But makes one pardon strong. The word is short, but not lo short as sweet ; No word like pardon, for kings mouths so meet.
Shakespear's K. Richard II, The higher those great powers have rais'd you, Press that which lies below, with gentler weight : To pardon miseries is fortune's height.
Goffe's Couragious Turk. When I call to mem'ry our long friendship, Methinks it cannot be too great a wrong,
That then I should not pardon. Why should man,
Middleton and Rowley's Fair Quarrel. But by his heralds first he pardons sent,
So Tamberlaine sent his white flag before.
Those ulcerated members to restore.
Is between king and subject : those are best
And those most modest, which do blush the lealt. Camillus, once was by Rome's senate thought
Worthy to triumph, tho' he had not fought.
Ac Henry's feet to be triumphed o'er,
Aleyn's Henry VII. When Kent was in com mmotion, I know,
Corr'lives did cure the ulcers of the state ; But should you use that course of physick now,
You might the patients more exasperate ? So the same simples, as th' experienc'd find, Gather'd at sev'ral times, do purge or bind, If to be great, not good were your intent;
I have chalk'd out your way: 'twere a false aim, If by the ruins of the flain you meant, To raise the pile and structure of your fame :
They which survive will the best trophies be,
Aleyn's Henry VII.
Quarles Have you no words but what are only good, Because their ill is quickly understood ? Dispose of Claudio's life ! Whilft cruel you Seem dead, by being deaf to all that sue: Till by long cuftom of forgiving none, You're so averse to all forgiveness grown, That in your own behalf you shall deny To hear of absolution, when you die.
Sir W. Davenant's Law against Lovers.
P A R E N I S.
Shakespear's Third Part of King Henry VI.
Parents are o'erseen, When with too strict a rein, they do hold in Their child's affections ; and controul that love, Which the high pow'rs divine instruct them with: When, in their shallow judgments, they may know, Affection crossd, brings misery and woe.
Robert Taylour's Hog hath lost his Pearl. Fathers that deny their daughters lawful Pleasures, when ripe for them ; in some kind, edge
Their appetites, to taste of the fruit that
Beaumont and Fletcher's Elder Brother.
Shirley's School of Compliments. Honour thy parents to prolong thine end; With them, though for a truth, do not contend : Though all should truth defend, do thou lose rather The truth a while, than lose their loves for ever : Whoever makes his father's heart to bleed ; Shall have a child that will revenge the deed.
Randolph. PA RT I N G. And by the way, she fundry purpose found
Of this or that, the time for to delay ; And of the perils whereto he was bound,
The fear whereof seem'd much her to affray :
But allshe did, was but to wear out day. Full oftentimes she leave of him did take;
And eft again deviz'd somewhat to say, Which she forgot ; whereby excuse to make : So loth she was his company for to forsake.
Spenser's Fairy Queen. Parting is such sweet forrow, That I shall say good night, till it be morrow.
Skakespear's Romeo and Juliet. I would have thee gone, And yet no further than a wanton's bird, That lets it hop a little from her hand, Like a poor pris'ner in his twisted gyves ; And with a silk-thread plucks it back again,