|Robert Christy, comp. Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages. 1887.|
|He that intends to write what is worthy to be read more than once should blot frequently. Horace.|| 1|
|If you would write naturally, vigorously, delicately, you must express the truth. La Bruyère.|| 2|
|Of all those arts in which the wise excel|
Natures chief masterpiece is writing well. Buckingham.
|Sound judgment is the ground of writing well. Roscommon.|| 4|
|True ease in writing comes from art, not chance. Pope.|| 5|
|Write with the learned but speak with the vulgar.|| 6|
|Writing is the language of the hand. Hebrew.|| 7|
|You write with ease to show your breeding.|
But easy writings curst hard reading. Moores Life of Sheridan.