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Colton. ; A N E C DOT E $ Anecdotes and maxims are rich treasures to the man of the world, for he knows how to introduce the former fit places in conversation, and to recollect the latter on proper occasions. Goethe. at Some people " Give me no anec- exclaim, dote* of an author, but jgive me his works "; Pythayorax. that would be angry and win not, nuiHt be angry with any tiling but nil*. J oj others on Anger is r> tho fault* of r ><'. , ffull&r. Never forget what a man has Haid to yon angry, If he ha charged you with anything, you had bottor look it up.

We injure our own cause in the opinion of the world when we too Colton. passionately defend it. When angry, count ten before you speak; if very angry, count a hundred, person. Consider, when you are enraged at any one, what you would probably think if he should die during the dispute. Shenstone. Violence in the voice is often only the death rattle of reason in the throat. Boyes. All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitBut it becomes sinful and contradicts able, the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long.

St. Just. Anger may be kindled in the noblest breasts ; but in these the slow droppings of an Tinforgiving temper never take the shape and consistency of enduring hatred, G. 8. fflllard. The continuance and frequent fits of anger produce in the soul a propensity to be angry which ofttimes ends in choler. ; bitterness, and morosity, when the mind becomes ulcerated, peevish, and querulous, and is wounded by the least occurrence. Plutarch. Beware of the fury of a patient man. JDryden. A man that does not know how to be angry, does not know how to be good.

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