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He that seeketh after all things, loseth his tyme :
A fatte hogge among lewes, truth among hypocrites,
faith in a flatteres, Sobernesse in a drunkard,
Mony with a prodigal, wisedom in a fiole,
great riches in a school master, silence in a woman,
Virtue in cuyll company.
By John Florio : Firste Fruites
Truth among hypocrites
Faith among flatteres
Soberness among drunkard
Money among prodigal
Wisedom among fool
Great rich among school masters
Silence among women
Virtue among cruel company are non-existents.