A sound heart is the life of the flesh: but envy the rottenness of the bones.
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George Leo Haydock
Bones. As a sound heart preserves the rest of the body, so a good intention often excuses from mortal sin, when the error is not gross. But envy corrupts the works which seem good, and which cannot bear a strict examination. (St. Gregory, Mor. v. 34.) (Worthington)
Envy ruins the health. (Menan. ap. Gort.)
Septuagint, "a too sensible heart is the "This is beautiful; but not quite conformable to the Hebrew.