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John Bartleit

A

COLLECTION

OF

FAMILIAR QUOTATIONS,

WITH

COMPLETE INDICES OF AUTHORS AND

SUBJECTS.

THIRD EDITION, WITH SUPPLEMENT.

CAMBRIDGE:

JOHN

BARTLETT.

185 8.

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts

JOHN BARTLETT,
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1858, by

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day will be at last present and not turut-ueen the gas and bosh will flow forth in “ jrrepressible" force-then this Union of States will be among the things that were--and we sball all go to everlasting smash-only we shan't!

But in all seriousness and sober earnestuess,

PREFACE

TO THE THIRD EDITION.

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als. Franck H.

The object of this work, as set forth in the original edition, was to show, to some extent, the obligations our language owes to various authors for numerous phrases and familiar quotations, which have become a household words."

That edition, compiled with the assistance of a friend whose efficient aid and judicious suggestions greatly enhanced the value of the work, was afterwards enlarged by the addition of sixtythree pages, and stereotyped.

To the present edition, ninety pages have been added in the form of a Supplement, which, together with the newly paged indices, is issued in a separate form.

J. B.

10-17-47

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YOTED QUOTATIONS, There are many phrases and quotations which are as

islomiliar in out touths as household worlds," whose origin is either onkuown or misconceived, and willioni encroaching upon the sphere of the works dievoted to this purpose, we way mention a few of them :

FROM THE BIBLE.

“ There is death in ihe poi"-is from 2 King's iv, 40. “Lovely and

"Lovely and pleasant in their lives, and iú deallı ihey were not divided."-2 Samuel, i, 22. " A man alter his owu beari.”—1 Sän. xii, 14. " The apple of his eve."- Deut. xis, 21. "A siill small voice". 1 Kings, six, 12. capeci with the skiu o wy tecil." --Job xix, 20.

"That mine adversitv_01d writeu a book."--Job. xxi, 35. “Si reading himself like a green bay tree." - Psalms xxxvii, 35. "Hanged our burjus.uipen the willows."-Psalus cxxxvii, 2. "Riches curtainly make [uoi toke, as is very ollen quoled,] thenselves wings."--Proverbs xxiii, 5. Jleap coals of file upon his bcod.--Pioverlys XIV, 22. “No new iliing wder ihe sun."--Ecclesiastes i, 9. Or making many books there is no end."--Ecclesiastes xii, 12.

Peai'e, peace, when there is no peace,” (made famous by Pairies Heory.) ---Jeromiali viii, 11. "My name is Legion."-Mark v, 9. “To kick against the pricks.--Acts ix,

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TROV SIIAKSPEARE.

" Make a virine of vecessity.". -'I'wo gentlemen of Verona. “A!! that ylilio's is not golu," usually quote, "All is not gold hat gliiters."|--Merchant of Venice. * Screw your (Culinge 10 ile siinking place,” [not point.)- Macbicih. "Mabe assurance doubív sure."--] bid. “Hang on your banner's on ihe oui walu (oot onder] walls.”Ricbaldu “A borse', a borse! my kingdom for a horse."--ibid.

PREFACE

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TO THE THIRD EDITION.

wer. Frank H.

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The object of this work, as set forth in the original edition, was to show, to some extent, the obligations our language owes to various authors for numerous phrases and familiar quotations, which have become 6 household words.”

That edition, compiled with the assistance of a friend whose efficient aid and judicious suggestions greatly enhanced the value of the work, was afterwards enlarged by the addition of sixtythree pages, and stereotyped.

To the present edition, ninety pages have been added in the form of a Supplement, which, together with the newly paged indices, is issued in a separate form.

J. B.

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CAMBRIDGE, April, 1858.

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