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Of evylles that folowe flesshely desyre.

Alexander fayre sone leve thy beestly desyres of thy flesshly appetyte, for they be corruptibles. The flesshely desyres draweth thy hert to beestly corrupcyon of the soule without ony dyscrecyon, & dryeth the body of man. Wotest thou what flesshely love bredeth? It bredeth avaryce, avaryce bredeth desyre, desyre bredeth rychesse, and maketh a man without care, to be a proude man, without lawe, and a thefe. Theft bryngeth a man to shame, and fynall destruccyon of his body.

tashid 2001-09-09