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But, the latter end of her, is bitter as wormwood, sharp, as a two-edged sword!
Of laughter, I said, Madness! and, of mirth, What can it do?
Better to hear the rebuke of the wise, than for any man to hear the song of dullards,
Rejoice, O young man, in thy youth, and let thy heart gladden thee in the days of thine early manhood, and walk thou - in the ways of thine own heart, and in that which is seen by thine own eyes, - yet know, that, for all these things, will God bring thee into judgment.
But Abraham said - Child! remember - That thou didst duly received thy good things in thy life, and, Lazarus, in like manner, the evil things; but, now, here, he is comforted, and, thou, art in anguish.
Be miserable and lament and weep, let, your laughter, into lamentation, be turned, and, your joy, into dejection;
As much as she glorified herself, and waxed wanton, so much give, unto her, torment and grief: - because, in her heart, she saith - I sit a Queen, and, widow, am I not, and, grief, in nowise shall I see!