No happiness is like unto it, no love so great as that of man and wife, no such comfort as a sweet wife.
Machiavel says virtue and riches seldom settle on one man.
Health indeed is a precious thing, to recover and preserve which we undergo any misery, drink bitter potions, freely give our goods restore a man to his health, his purse lies open to thee
Diseases crucify the soul of man, attenuate our bodies, dry them, wither them, shrivel them up like old apples, make them so many anatomies.
Many men are melancholy by hearing music, but it is a pleasing melancholy that it causeth and therefore to such as are discontent, in woe, fear, sorrow, or dejected, it is a most present remedy
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