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SIR WALTER RALEIGH TO HIS SON.
4 A- / MONGST | all other things in this world, 77 | take care of thy es- tate, which I thou shalt | ever pre- | serve | if thou ob- | serve three things. 1 791441 First, that thou | know what thou | hast 17 and what | everything thou | hast is I worth, 1 4 to see that thou | art not | wasted by thy | servants and officers. The second | is, that thou | never | spend | anything | 7 be- | fore thou | have it; 1 7 for borrowing | 7 is the canker and death of | every man's es- | tate. 14714 The third | is, that thou | suffer not thy- | self to be I wounded for other men's | faults, 17 and scourged for other men's of. | fences, | which is the | surety for an- | other, 14 for | thereby | millions of men have been | beggared and de- stroyed, | paying the | reckoning of other men's | riot | 7 and the charge of || other men’s | folly 14 and | prodi- | galitý. 177 | If thou | smart, I smart for thy | own | sins; 1 7 and, a- | bove / all things, be not made an ass 7 to carry the burdens of other | men. 14 If | any | friend de- / sire thee to be his | surety, 177 | give him a part of what thou | hast to | spare ; 1 4 if he | press thee | further, he is not thy | friend; 1 4 for | friendship | rather | chooseth | harm to it- self 7 than offereth it. 1 | If thou be bound for a