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A COLLECTION OF

PASSAGES, PHRASES, AND PROVERBS

TRACED TO THEIR SOURCES IN

ANCIENT AND MODERN LITERATURE.
By JOHN BARTLETT.

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

NINTH EDITION.

BOSTON:
LITTLE, BROWN, AND COMPANY.

1905.

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THIS EDITION

13 AFFECTIONATELY INSCRIBED TO THE MEMORY OF THE LATE ASSISTANT EDITOR

REZIN A. WIGHT.

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