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C.N. Douglas, comp.  Forty Thousand Quotations: Prose and Poetical.  1917.
  A virtuous and well-disposed person, like a good metal, the more he is fired, the more he is fined; the more he is opposed, the more he is approved: wrongs may well try him, and touch him, but cannot imprint in him any false stamp.  1
  Artifice is allowable in deceiving a rival; we may employ everything against our enemies.  2
  Friendship is the medicine for all misfortune; but ingratitude dries up the fountain of all goodness.  3
  If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him.  4
  Ingratitude dries up the fountain of all goodness.  5
  To know how to dissemble is the knowledge of kings.  6
  To know to dissemble is the knowledge of kings.  7
  Wise judges are we of each other!  8

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