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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

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Thomas Tusser. (c. 1515–1580) (continued)
    Such mistress, such Nan,
Such master, such man. 1
          April’s Abstract.
    Who goeth a borrowing
Goeth a sorrowing.
          June’s Abstract.
    ’T is merry in hall
Where beards wag all. 2
          August’s Abstract.
    Naught venture naught have. 3
          October’s Abstract.
    Dry sun, dry wind;
Safe bind, safe find. 4
Richard Edwards. (c. 1523–1566)
    The fallyng out of faithfull frends is the renuyng of loue. 5
          The Paradise of Dainty Devices.
Note 1.
On the authority of M. Cimber, of the Bibliothèque Royale, we owe this proverb to Chevalier Bayard: “Tel maître, tel valet.” [back]
Note 2.
Merry swithe it is in halle,
When the beards waveth alle.
Life of Alexander, 1312.

This has been wrongly attributed to Adam Davie. There the line runs,—
Swithe mury hit is in halle,
When burdes waiven alle. [back]
Note 3.
See Heywood, Quotation 74. [back]
Note 4.
See Heywood, Quotation 14. William Shakespeare: Merchant of Venice, act ii. sc. 5. [back]
Note 5.
The anger of lovers renews the strength of love.—Publius Syrus: Maxim 24.

Let the falling out of friends be a renewing of affection.—John Lyly: Euphues.

The falling out of lovers is the renewing of love.—Robert Burton: Anatomy of Melancholy, part iii. sec. 2.

Amantium iræ amoris integratiost (The quarrels of lovers are the renewal of love).—Terence: Andria, act iii. sc. 5. [back]