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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:1952
AUTHOR:Francis Bacon (1561–1626)
QUOTATION:In things that a man would not be seen in himself, it is a point of cunning to borrow the name of the world; as to say, “The world says,” or “There is a speech abroad.”
ATTRIBUTION:Of Cunning.
 

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