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Old Testament
→ Proverbs → Various admonitions (Prov. 22:17-24:34)
→ Prov. 22:24-25: Noli esse amicus homini iracundo ... Ne forte discas semitam eius (Be not a friend to an angry man ... Lest perhaps thou learn his ways)
→ Prov. 23:1-2: Quando sederis ut comedas cum principe, diligenter attende quae apposita sunt ante faciem tuam ... (When thou shalt sit to eat with a prince, consider diligently ...)
→ Prov. 23:10: Ne attingas parvulorum terminos, et agrum pusillorum ne introeas (Touch not the bounds of little ones, and enter not into the field of the fatherless)
→ Noli esse in conviviis potatorum, nec in comessationibus eorum qui carnes ad vescendum conferunt (Be not in the feasts of great drinkers ...)
→ Prov. 23:29-30: Cui vae ... Nonne his qui commorantur in vino (Who hath woe ... Surely they that pass their time in wine)
→ Prov. 23:34 (on drunkenness): Et eris sicut dormiens in medio mari, et quasi sopitus gubernator amisso clavo (And thou shalt be as one sleeping in the midst of the sea ...)
→ Prov. 23:35 (on drunkenness): Et dices: Verberaverunt me, sed non dolui ... (And thou shalt say: They have beaten me, but I was not sensible of pain ...)
→ Prov. 24:27: Praepara foris opus tuum, et diligenter exerce agrum tuum, ut postea aedifices domum tuam (Prepare thy work without, and diligently till thy ground ...)
→ Prov. 24:30-31: Per agrum hominis pigri transivi, et per vineam viri stulti, et ecce totum repleverant urticae ... (I passed by the field of the slothful man ... it was all filled with nettles .