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S. Austin Allibone, comp.  Prose Quotations from Socrates to Macaulay.  1880.
  Plutarch says very finely, that a man should not allow himself to hate even his enemies; because if you indulge this passion on some occasions, it will rise of itself in others.
Joseph Addison.    
  We are not so much to strain ourselves to make those virtues appear in us which really we have not, as to avoid those imperfections which may dishonour us.
John Dryden.    
  How apt nature is, even in those who profess an eminence in holiness, to raise and maintain animosities against those whose calling or person they pretend to find cause to dislike!
Bishop Joseph Hall.    
  Though men’s persons ought not to be hated, yet without all peradventure their practices justly may.
Robert South.    
  Malice and hatred are very fretting, and apt to make our minds sore and uneasy.
John Tillotson.    

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