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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2341
AUTHOR:Izaak Walton (1593–1683)
QUOTATION:The great secretary of Nature,—Sir Francis Bacon. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Life of Herbert.
 
Note 1.
Plato, Aristotle, and Socrates are secretaries of Nature.—Howell:
Letters, book ii. letter xi. [back]
 

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