Observations of publick government,
Proverbs 29:1 He that is styfnecked and wyll not be refourmed, shal sodenly be destroied without any helpe Proverbs 29:2 Wher the rightuous haue the ouer hand the people are in prosperitye: but wher the vngodly beareth rule, ther the people mourne. Proverbs 29:3 Who so loueth wysdome, maketh his father a glad man: but he þt kepeth harlottes, spendeth away þt he hath. Proverbs 29:4 With true iudgment the kyng setteth vp the land, but if he be a man that taketh giftes, he turneth it vpsyde downe. Proverbs 29:5 Whoso flattereth hys neyghboure, layeth a nette for hys fete. Proverbs 29:6 The synne of the wycked is his owne snare, but the ryghtuons shall be glad and reioyse. Proverbs 29:7 The rightuous consydereth the cause of þe poore, but the vngodly regardeth no vnderstandynge. Proverbs 29:8 Wycked people brynge a cytye in decay, but wyse men sette it vp agayne. Proverbs 29:9 If a wyse man go to lawe wyth a foole (whether he deale wyth hym frendly or roughly) he getteth no rest. Proverbs 29:10 The bloude thyrstye hate the ryghtuous, but the iust seke his soule. Proverbs 29:11 A foole poureth out his spirit altogether, but a wyse man kepeth it in till afterwarde. Proverbs 29:12 If a prynce delyte iu lyes, all his seruauntes are vngodly. Proverbs 29:13 The pore and the lender mete together, the Lord lyghteneth both their eies Proverbs 29:14 The seate of the Kynge that faythfully iudgeth the poore, shall contynue sure for euermore.
and of private.
Proverbs 29:15 The rod and correction myuister wysdome, but if a chylde be not loked vnto, he bringeth his mother to shame. Proverbs 29:16 When the vngodly come vp, wyckednesse increaseth: but the rightuous shall se their fal. Proverbs 29:17 Nurtour thy sonne with correction, and he shall comforte the, yea he shall do the good at thyne herte. Proverbs 29:18 Wher no Prophete is ther the people perysh: but wel is hym that kepeth the law. Proverbs 29:19 A seruaunte wyll not be the better for wordes for thoughe he vnderstande, yet wyll he not regarde them, Proverbs 29:20 Yf thou seist a man that is hastye to speake vnaduysed, thou, mayest trust a foole more then hym. Proverbs 29:21 He that delicately bringeth vp his seruaunt from a chyld, shall make hym hys master at length.
Of anger, pride, thievery, cowardice, and corruption.
Proverbs 29:22 An angrye man stereth vp stryfe, and he that beareth euell wyll in hys mynde, doeth muche euill. Proverbs 29:23 After pryde commeth a fal, but a lowly spirit bringeth great worshippe. Proverbs 29:24 Who so kepeth companye wyth a thyefe, hateth hys owne soule: he heareth blasphemyes, and telleth it not fourth. Proverbs 29:25 He that feareth men, shall haue a fall: but whoso putteth his trust in the Lorde shall come to honoure. Proverbs 29:26 Manye there be that seke the Princes fauoure, but euery mans iudgement commeth from the Lorde. Proverbs 29:27 The ryghtuous abhorreth the vngodlye: but as for those that be in the ryght way, the wicked hate them.