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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2151
AUTHOR:Robert Burton (1577–1640)
QUOTATION:Almost in every kingdom the most ancient families have been at first princes’ bastards; their worthiest captains, best wits, greatest scholars, bravest spirits in all our annals, have been base [born].
ATTRIBUTION:Anatomy of Melancholy. Part ii. Sect. 2, Memb. 2.
 

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