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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
            He that’s liberal
To all alike, may do a good by chance,
But never out of judgment.
        Beaumont and Fletcher—The Spanish Curate. Act I. Sc. 1.
Then gently scan your brother man,
  Still gentler sister woman;
Tho’ they may gang a kennin’ wrang,
  To step aside is human.
        BurnsAddress to the Unco Guid.
  It is better to believe that a man does possess good qualities than to assert that he does not.
        Chinese Moral Maxims. Compiled by John Francis Davis, F. R. S. China, 1823.
The liberal soul shall be made fat.
        Proverbs. XI. 25.
          Shall I say to Cæsar
What you require of him? for he partly begs
To be desir’d to give. It much would please him,
That of his fortunes you should make a staff
To lean upon.
        Antony and Cleopatra. Act III. Sc. 13. L. 67.

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