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  • Wherefore, to the end, that by being over-scrupulous and carelesse, we fall not into such danger, whence when we would

    The Decameron

  • If then they could be so carelesse of mee, what reason have I to regard them now?

    The Decameron

  • Guiscardo already was a dead man in Law, and death was likewise welcome to her, rather then the deprivation of her Love; and therefore, not like a weeping woman, or as checkt by the offence committed, but carelesse of any harme happening to her: stoutely and couragiously, not a teare appearing in her eye, or her soule any way to be perturbed, thus she spake to her Father.

    The Decameron

  • The man himselfe knew nothing hereof, and therefore was the more carelesse: and she being curious, nice, yet wisely considerate, durst not let him understand it, neither by any womans close conveyed message, nor yet by Letters, as fearing the perils which happen in such cases.

    The Decameron

  • Why Husband, have we but one onely Daughter, whom you pretend to love right dearly, and yet can you be so carelesse of her, as to denie her a request, which is no more then reason?

    The Decameron

  • Can an inordinate appetite, cause thee to be carelesse of thine honour, and of him that loves thee as his owne life?

    The Decameron

  • I am not to learne, that these accidents by thee related, may happen to fooles, who are voide of understanding or shame: but such as are wise, and endued with vertue, have alwayes such a precious esteeme of their honour, that they wil containe those principles of constancie, which men are meerely carelesse of, and I justifie my wife to be one of them.

    The Decameron

  • Flettcher saith belyke the sacke was som draughte as thatte devised by Paracelsvs to make a manne yonge again, & as proofe of this tells me it be knowen that Spayne hath sowt suche in the natural waiters of Florida, the which I knew afore, but I told him nott, onely that he should speak noe carelesse word therof.

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  • But least they should seeme too carelesse, and too secure of their estate, and by laying the whole and entire burden of their safetie vpon Gods prouidence, should foolishly presume altogether of his helpe, and neglect the meanes which was put into their handes, they failed not to enter into counsell among themselues, and to deliberate aduisedly for their best defence.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Surely nothing else but a carelesse licentiousnesse to deride and contemne a poore and vnknowen Nation, and such other like vices.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

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