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John Florio
(1553?-1625) born on
English translator, lexicographer. He compiled an Italian-English dictionary; wrote "A World of Words," 1598; translated Montaigne's essays, 1613.
Praise the sea; on shore remain.

Night is the mother of thoughts.
For proverbs are the pith, the proprieties, the proofs, the purities, the elegancies, as the commonest so the commendablest phrases of a language. To use them is a grace, to understand them a good.
Who will not suffer labor in this world, let him not be born.
Patience is the best medicine.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: "First Frutes."
A: "Second Frutes," Preface, 1591.
N: In "Correct Quotes for DOS," WordStar International, 1991.
K: "First Frutes."

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