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  1. The mighty are brought low by many a thing
    Too small to name. Beneath the daisy's disk
    Lies hid the pebble for the fatal sling.
       Helen Hunt Jackson, "Danger," lines 12-14

  2. When Time is spent, Eternity begins.
       Helen Hunt Jackson, "The Victory of Patience," line 13

  3. Think, while thou sunnest thyself in Joy's estate,
    Mayhap thou canst not ripen without frost!
       Helen Hunt Jackson, "September," lines 13-14


  4. Wealth heap'd on wealth, nor truth nor safety buys,
    The dangers gather as the treasures rise.
       Samuel Jackson, The Vanity of Human Wishes, lines 27-28


  5. Truth is the trial of itself
       And needs no other touch,
    And purer than the purest gold,
       Refine it ne'er so much.
       Ben Jonson, On Truth (1616)

  6. Pray thee, take care, that tak'st my book in hand,
    To read it well: that is, to understand.
       Ben Jonson, To the Reader

  7. Drink to me only with thine eyes,
       And I will pledge with mine;
    Or leave a kiss within the cup,
       And I'll not ask for wine.
       Ben Jonson, "Song. To Celia," lines 1-4


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