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... Progress is The law of life, man is not Man as yet. _Paracelsus, Pt. V_. R. BROWNING.
The Lord let the house of a brute to the soul of a man, And the man said, "Am I your debtor?" And the Lord--"Not yet: but make it as clean as you can, And then I will let you a better." _By an Evolutionist_. A. TENNYSON.
Eternal process moving on, From state to state the spirit moves. _In Memoriam, LXXXIII_. A. TENNYSON.
Promise is most given when the least is said._Musoeus of Hero and Leander_. G. CHAPMAN.
He was ever precise in promise-keeping. _Measure for Measure, Act i. Sc. 2_. SHAKESPEARE.
And be these juggling fiends no more believed, That palter with us in a double sense; That keep the word of promise to our ear, And break it to our hope. _Macbeth, Act v. Sc. 7_. SHAKESPEARE.
His promises were, as he then was, mighty; But his performance, as he is now, nothing. _King Henry VIII., Act iv. Sc. 2_. SHAKESPEARE.
... Chapman, George
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