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If life did ride upon a dial's point,
King HENRY IV. (1st part). Act v. Scene 2.
THE LAW OF KINDNESS. Thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother; but thou shalt open thy hand wide unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need in that which he wanteth.2
DEUT. XV. 7, 8.
Give to him that asketh thee, and from him that would borrow of thee turn not thou away.3
Matt. v. 42.
We are born to do benefits.
TIMON OF ATHENS. Act 1. Scene 2.
What is yours to bestow, is not yours to reserve.
TWELFTH NIGHT. Act 1. Scene 5.
To build his fortune, I will strain a little,
TIMON OF ATHENS. Act 1. Scene 1.
1 Ps. xc. 12. iv. 21; John xiii. 35.
3 1 John iii. 17; 2 Pet. i. 5, 7; 1 John 8 Luke vi. 34; Prov. iii, 28. :
If there come into your assembly a man with a gold ring, in goodly apparel, and there come in also a poor man in vile raiment; and ye have respect to him that weareth the gay clothing, and say unto him, Sit thou here in a good place; and say to the poor, Stand thou there, or sit here under my footstool:are ye not then partial in yourselves, and are become judges of evil thoughts ? 2_JAMES ii. 2, 3, 4.
The poor man's wisdom is despised, and his words are not heard.—ECCLES. ix. 16.
When a rich man speaketh, every man holdeth his tongue,and look, what he saith, they extol it to the clouds; but if the poor man speak, they say, What fellow is this? and if he stumble, they will help to overthrow him. _Ecclus. xii. 23.
Through tattered clothes small vices do appear;
1 Prov. xiv. 20, 21. 8 Job xxix. 9.
John vii, 24. 4 Rom. xii. 6.
And the strong lance of justice hurtless breaks:
KING LEARAct iv. Scene 6.
The learned pate
TIMON OF ATHENS. Act Iv. Scene 3.
Raise me this beggar, and denude that lord;
Timon OF ATHENS. Act iv. Scene 3.
O what a world of vile, ill-favour'd faults
Act III. Scene 4.
Faults that are rich are fair.
TIMON OF ATHENS. Act I. Scene 2.
If money go before, all ways lie open.
Act II. Scene 2.
0, that estates, degrees, and offices, Were not derived corruptly! and that clear honour Were purchased by the merit of the wearer!
How many then should cover, that stand bare!
MERCHANT OF VENICE. Act 11. Scene 9.
THE FOOLISHNESS OF TRUSTING IN MAN.
Put not your trust in princes, nor in the son of man, in whom there is no help.—Ps. cxlvi. 3.
Thus saith the Lord, Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm, and whose heart departeth from the Lord. 2 –JER. xvii. 5.
Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils.
Is. ii. 22.
O, momentary grace of mortal man,
Lives like a drunken sailor on a mast:
King RICHARD III. Act III. Scene 4.
An habitation giddy and unsure,
He that depends
CORIOLANTS. Act I. Scene 1,
Poor wretches, that depend
CYMBELINE Act v. Scene 4.
He is the image and glory of God -1 Cor. xi. 7.