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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:1985
AUTHOR:Francis Bacon (1561–1626)
QUOTATION:Like the strawberry wives, that laid two or three great strawberries at the mouth of their pot, and all the rest were little ones. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Apothegms. No. 54.
 
Note 1.
The custom is not altogether obsolete in the U. S. A. [back]
 

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