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Roman, Arabian, and Syrian; and he was skilled in astronomy and in leechcraft, the theorick as well as the practick; he was experienced in all that healeth and that hurteth the body; conversant with the virtues of every plant, grass and herb, and their benefit and bane; and he understood philosophy and had compassed the whole range of medical science and other branches of the knowledge tree.
She replied, “More of a good thing hurteth not; and, if thou comply not with his wish, I will furnish him with goods of my own monies.”
Gharib replied, “O madman, an the fire had soul or sense it would have warded off from self all that hurteth it.”
Then rose a man of tattered appearance and said, O folk, beware of a truth which bringeth unweal, for there is no harm in a lie bringing weal,352 and in time of need no choice we heed: speech booteth not in the absence of good qualities even as silence hurteth not in the presence of good.
Quoth Ibn al-Karibi in his mind, “And a small matter were blows with that bag, seeing that beating with whips hurteth me not;” for he thought the bag was empty.
And therefore when a fact hurteth, not only in the present, but also by example in the future, it is a greater crime than if it hurt only in the present: for the former is a fertile crime, and multiplies to the hurt of many; the latter is barren.
For that doth argue but a weakness, and fear of envy, which hurteth so much the more, as it is likewise usual in infections; which if you fear them, you call them upon you.
The Essays 2007
Such strength hurteth none but otherth. written at 9: 48 p.m.
j-gan Diary Entry j-gan 2005
But this will not enter your ears; it hurteth your good people, ye tell me.
Wherein we are to note, that ingratitude neuer hurteth anie so much as him or them in whom it is nestled.