Wit is the refractory pupil of judgment.
For seldom shall she hear a taleSo sad, so tender, and so true.
The fund of sensible discourse is limited; that of jest and badinerie is infinite.
The difference there is betwixt honor and honesty seems to be chiefly the motive; the mere honest man does that from duty which the man of honor does for the sake of character.
There is nothing more universally commended than a fine day; the reason is that people can commend it without envy.