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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, Boiik iii. eh. la.

EIGHTH EDITION
REVISED BY THE AUTHOR

LONDON

GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS

BROADWAY, LUDGATE HILL

NEW YORK
9 LAFAYETTE PLACE

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