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CLASSICAL AND FOREIGN

QUOTATIONS

A POLYGLOT MANUAL OF

HISTORICAL AND LITERARY SAYINGS
NOTED PASSAGES IN POETRY AND PROSE

PHRASES, PROVERBS, AND BONS MOTS

COMPILED, EDITED, AND TOLD,

With their References, Translations, and Indexes,

BY

W. FRANCIS H: KING, M.A., Oxford.

THIRD EDITION, REVISED AND REWRITTEN

"A Quotation without a reference is like a geological specimen of unknown locality."

-Prof. SKRAT, Notes and Queries, 6th Series, vol. ix. p. 499.

l'exactitude de citer. C'est un talent plus rare que l'on ne pense."

-BAYLE, Dict., art. SANCHEZ, Remarques.
• They have been at a great feast of languages, and have stolen the scraps."
-SHAKESPEARE,

“Love's Labour Lost," v. 1.

LONDON
J. WHITAKER & SONS, LIMITED
WARWICK LANE, PATERNOSTER ROW

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