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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2957
AUTHOR:John Dryden (1631–1700)
QUOTATION:He was exhal’d; his great Creator drew
His spirit, as the sun the morning dew. 1
ATTRIBUTION:On the Death of a very young Gentleman.
 
Note 1.
Early, bright, transient, chaste as morning dew,
She sparkl’d, was exhal’d, and went to heaven.
Edward Young: Night Thoughts, night v. line 600. [back]
 

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