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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:3111
AUTHOR:Matthew Prior (1664–1721)
QUOTATION:They never taste who always drink;
They always talk who never think. 1
ATTRIBUTION:Upon a passage in the Scaligerana.
 
Note 1.
See Jonson, Quotation 24. Also Dryden, Quotation 14. [back]
 

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