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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2344
AUTHOR:James Shirley (1596–1666)
QUOTATION:Only the actions of the just 1
Smell sweet and blossom in the dust. 2
ATTRIBUTION:Contention of Ajax and Ulysses. Sc. 3.
 
Note 1.
The sweet remembrance of the just
Shall flourish when he sleeps in dust.
Tate and Brady: Psalm cxxii. 6. [back]
Note 2.
”Their dust” in Works edited by Dyce. [back]
 

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