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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:226
AUTHOR:Sir Edward Coke (1552–1634)
QUOTATION:Six hours in sleep, in law’s grave study six,
Four spend in prayer, the rest on Nature fix. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Translation of lines quoted by Coke.
 
Note 1.
Seven hours to law, to soothing slumber seven;
Ten to the world allot, and all to heaven.
Sir William Jones. [back]
 

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