'Tis not seasonable to call a man a traitor that has an army at his heels
Quote by John Selden
Never tell your resolution beforehand, or it's twice as onerous a duty.
Wise people say nothing in dangerous times.
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Money makes a man laugh
Idolatry is in a man's own thought, not in the opinion of another.
Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels.
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Prayer should be short, without giving God Almighty reasons why he should grant this, or...