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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2956
AUTHOR:John Dryden (1631–1700)
QUOTATION:Her wit was more than man, her innocence a child. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Elegy on Mrs. Killegrew. Line 70.
 
Note 1.
Of manners gentle, of affections mild,
In wit a man, simplicity a child.
Alexander Pope: Epitaph on Gay. [back]
 

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