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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2411
AUTHOR:Samuel Butler (1612–1680)
QUOTATION:True as the dial to the sun, 1
Although it be not shin’d upon.
ATTRIBUTION:Hudibras. Part iii. Canto ii. Line 175.
 
Note 1.
True as the needle to the pole,
Or as the dial to the sun.
Barton Booth: Song. [back]
 

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