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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2945
AUTHOR:John Dryden (1631–1700)
QUOTATION:For those whom God to ruin has design’d,
He fits for fate, and first destroys their mind. 1
ATTRIBUTION:The Hind and the Panther. Part iii. Line 2387.
 
Note 1.
Quos Deus vult perdere prius dementat (Whom God wishes to destroy he first deprives of reason). The author of this saying is unknown. Barnes erroneously ascribes it to Euripides. [back]
 

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