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BEING AN ATTEMPT TO TRACE

TO THEIR SOURCES

PASSAGES AND PHRASES IN
COMMON USE

BY JOHN BARTLETT

"I have gathered a posie of other men's flowers, and nothing but
the thread that binds them is mine own."

MONTAIGNE, Essays, Book iii, ch. 12.

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12 OCT 83

OXFORD

LONDON:

PRINTED BY WILLIAM CLOWES AND SONS, LIMITED,

STAMFORD STREET AND CHARING CROSS.

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THE first edition of "Familiar Quotations published in 1855, the seventh in 1875. The present edition contains quotations from one hundred and twenty-five authors who are not represented in any former edition; and more than six thousand lines have been added to the Index.

CAMBRIDGE, U.S.

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