79. Never Marry but for Love; but
see that thou lov'st what is lovely.
80. If Love be not thy chiefest
Motive, thou wit soon grow weary of a Married State, and stay from thy Promise,
to search out thy Pleasures in forbidden Places.
81. Let not Enjoyment lessen, but
augment Affection; it being the basest of Passions to like when we have not,
what we slight when we possess.
82. It is the difference betwixt
Lust and Love, that this is fixt, that volatile. Love grows, Lust wastes by
Enjoyment: And the Reason is, that one springs from an Union of Souls, and the
other from an Union of Sense.
83. They have Divers Originals,
and so are of different Families: That inward and deep, this superficial; this
transient, and that parmanent.
84. They that Marry for Money
cannot have the true Satisfaction of Marriage; the requisite Means being
85. Men are generally more careful
of the Breed of their Horses and Dogs than of their Children.
86. Those must be of the best
Sort, for Shape, Strength, Courage and good Conditions: But as for these, their
own Posterity, Money shall answer all Things. With such, it makes the Crooked
Streight, sets Squint-Eyes Right, cures Madness, covers Folly, changes ill
Conditions, mends the Skin, gives a sweet Breath, repairs Honours, makes Young,
87. O how sordid is Man grown!
Man, the noblest Creature in the World, as a God on Earth, and the Image of him
that made it; thus to mistake Earth for Heaven, and worship Gold for