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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Wentworth Dillon, Earl of Roscommon. (1633?–1685)
 
 
1
    Remember Milo’s end,
Wedged in that timber which he strove to rend.
          Essay on Translated Verse. Line 87.
2
    And choose an author as you choose a friend.
          Essay on Translated Verse. Line 96.
3
    Immodest words admit of no defence,
For want of decency is want of sense.
          Essay on Translated Verse. Line 113.
4
    The multitude is always in the wrong.
          Essay on Translated Verse. Line 184.
5
    My God, my Father, and my Friend,
Do not forsake me at my end.
          Translation of Dies Iræ.
 

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