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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 üi. ch, 12.

EIGHTH EDITION

REVISED BY THE AUTHOR

LONDON
GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS
BROADWAY, LUDGATE HILL

NEW YORK
9 LAFAYETTE PLACE

1883

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TO THE EIGHTH EDITION.

The first edition of “Familiar Quotations ” was 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, 1.S.

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