In clothes, cheap handsomenesse doth bear the bell, Wisdome’s a trimmer thing, than shop e’er gave. Say not then, This with that lace will do well; But, This with my discretion will be brave. Much curiousnesse is a perpetual wooing, Nothing with labour, folly long a doing.
"The Church Porch"
The Temple George Herbert, The Works of George Herbert (London: George Routledge & Co., 1854), 7.
"The story of the prodigal son", 1600-1620, by Frans Francken the Younger - www.rijksmuseum.nl, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5775327
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