"Riches are like muck, which stink in a heap, but spread abroad, make the earth fruitful"

Clare's Proverbs, David Powell (2000)


"His gifts at Christmass time are yearly given"

EP II 697 (The Parish)


"Praise the bridge you get safe over -- He who sets not value by his friends deserves none"

Pet MS A48 p37r

Winning and losing

"A loosing game is a fools game & easy played     But it takes a wise man to win"

Phz Misc. MS 198 p46

Injuries and Kindnesses

"Write injuries in dust & kindnesses in marble"

Pet MS A45 p26