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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2436
AUTHOR:Sir Thomas Browne (1605–1682)
QUOTATION:When we desire to confine our words, we commonly say they are spoken under the rose.
ATTRIBUTION:Vulgar Errors.
 

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